- Statement and/or passbook account* for your selection.
- Simple interest1 is credited monthly (for statement savings) or semi-annually (for passbook savings).
- Deposit and withdrawal of RMB at any of our branches during office hours.
- 24-hour enquiry on the account balance, interest rate and exchange rate, and fund transfers via Phone Banking Services and Standard Chartered Online Banking2.
- Minimum account opening balance only RMB1,000.
*Passbook account refers to RMB My Dream Account which is subject to availability.
Other alternative channels:
- Each Hong Kong Identity Card holder is eligible to open one RMB current account only.
- RMB Cheques can be:
- Used in Hong Kong for any payments and
- Used for payments on consumer spending in Guangdong Province subject to the maximum amount of RMB 80,000 per day.
- 24-hour enquiry on the account balance and fund transfers via Phone Banking and Standard Chartered Online2.
Other alternative channels:
- A range of deposit tenors for your selection.
- Minimum account opening balance as low as RMB 10,000.
Cross-Border Account Opening Document Witnessing and Verification Service*
- Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited provides signature witnessing and document verification services for account-opening documents of Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited#.
- This service is provided to all Priority Banking customers and is available in all Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited’s Hong Kong Branches.
*Standard Charterd Bank (Hong Kong) Limited only provides customers with signature witnessing and document verification services for account-opening documents of Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited. This service does not constitute, and should not be construed as constituting, an invitation to members of the public in Hong Kong to (i) make any deposit or (ii) enter into, or offer to enter into, any agreement to make any deposit. Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited is not an agent of Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited and each application for account opening is subjected to approval by Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited.
# Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited is incorporated in Mainland China and is not an authorized institution within the meaning of the Banking Ordinance of Hong Kong nor carrying on banking business in Hong Kong. Any deposit in Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited will not be protected by the Hong Kong Deposit Protection Scheme.
- 2-way currency exchange between RMB and Hong Kong Dollars (HKD) in cash or by fund transfer between accounts* at any of our branches or via Breeze Mobile Banking, Phone Banking services and Standard Chartered Online Banking.
Dual Currency ATM Card
- Combines RMB and HKD accounts in one card.
- ATM withdrawal and purchases in Mainland China settled in RMB account, no need to spend extra on RMB foreign exchange; transactions everywhere else settled in HKD account.
- Widely accepted on UnionPay, Jetco and EPS networks.
- An additional instrument place after Dual Currency Card to satisfy your local RMB payment needs.
- Remittance Service enables you to transmit funds to your same name RMB account in Mainland China (subject to the maximum amount of RMB 80,000 per day) or any RMB account in Hong Kong. Same-day remittance service* is available in all branches for outward telegraphic transfer to beneficiary accounts with Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited or Standard Chartered Bank (Taiwan) Limited.
Submission Cut-Off Time at 2:00pm
(Mon. through Fri., excluding public holidays)
Branches with Same-Day Remittance Service Kowloon Basement, Shop B1 on G/F and M/F, Golden Crown Court, 66-70 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui Telephone: 2739 0777 G/F & 1/F, 8A-10 Granville Road, Tsim Sha Tsui Telephone: 2721 8596 Shop B, G/F, 1/F & 2/F, 617-623 Nathan Road, Mongkok Telephone: 2782 2322 G/F, 828 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Cheung Sha Wan Telephone: 2744 4116 Shops P9-12, Telford Plaza Podium, Telford Gardens, Kowloon Bay Telephone: 2750 5015 G/F & 1/F, Manley House, 86-98 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui Telephone: 2730 9616 Shop 1D, G/F & Shop 100 1/F, New Mandarin Plaza, 14 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East Telephone: 2311 3137 G/F & 1/F, Bijou Apartments, 157 Prince Edward Road West, Prince Edward Telephone: 2380 2308 Shops 1003 -1004, 1/F, Elements, 1 Austin Road West Telephone: 2375 8293 Shops G30 - G31, G/F, Argyle Centre Phase I, 688 Nathan Road Telephone: 2723 9162 Shop 5, G/F and M/F, Cheung Sha Wan Plaza, 833 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Cheung Sha Wan Road Telephone: 2744 1151 Shop G08, Festival Walk, 80 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong Telephone: 2265 7212 Shops 33-37, G/F, Hunghom Commercial Centre, 37-39 Ma Tau Wai Road, Hunghom Telephone: 2764 4121 Shops 45-47, G/F, Hunghom Commercial Centre, 37-39 Ma Tau Wai Road, Hunghom Telephone: 2356 8066 Shop 2A, G/F, Genius Court , 18 Fuk Lo Tsun Road, Kowloon City Telephone: 2383 7171 G/F & 1/F, 414 Kwun Tong Road, Kwun Tong Telephone: 2389 5242 Shop G201, G/F, Lok Fu Plaza II, 198 Junction Road, Lok Fu Telephone: 2337 4135 Shops G5, G6, G7 & G9, G/F, Mei Foo Plaza, Mei Foo Sun Chuen Stage 4 Telephone: 2742 6155 Shops 2, 3, 10 & 11, G/F, 1C Broadway, Stage 1, Mei Foo Sun Chuen Telephone: 2744 2991 Shop No. 135 & 136, 1/F, Olympian City Two, Kowloon West Telephone: 2273 4761 Shop A, G/F, Perfect Industrial Building, 31 Tai Yau Street, San Po Kong, Telephone: 2320 8111 Shop A3 on G/F, 1/F & 2/F, Pine Manor, 61-63 Waterloo Road, Homantin Telephone: 2714 5141 Shops 6E & 7C-1, Phase 4, Whampoa Estate, 36-60F Tak Man Street, Hunghom Telephone: 2333 4102 G/F to 1/F, Ming Fong Building, 564 Nathan Road, Yaumati Telephone: 2384 7171 Hong Kong Island LG/F to 2/F of Silver Fortune Plaza, 1 Wellington Street, Central Telephone: 2877 8638 88 Des Voeux Road Central, Central Telephone: 2545 7169 Shop G1, G/F & 1/F, Standard Chartered Bank Building, 4-4A Des Voeux Road Central, Central Telephone: 2868 2154 Shop C2, G/F & 1/F to 2/F, Lee Wing Building, 156-162 Hennessy Road, Wanchai Telephone: 2527 6626 Whole of Third Floor, No. 8 Russell Street, Causeway Bay Telephone: 2881 0393 G/F to 2/F, Yee Wah Mansion, 38-40A Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay Telephone: 2576 1226 Shop C, UG/F, Far East Finance Centre, 16 Harcourt Road, Admiralty Telephone: 2527 5619 G/F & 1/F, Pak Fook Building, 208-212 Queen's Road East, Wanchai Telephone: 2893 7131 Shops 113-120, 1/F, Great Eagle Centre, 23 Harbour Road, Wanchai Telephone: 2827 6009 Shops 42-43, G/F, Cityplaza Phase II, 18 Taikoo Shing Road, Taikoo Shing Telephone: 2568 1153 The Forum, Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place Telephone: 2915 8380 Shop 4A, G/F and Shop 1 1/F, Site 5 Aberdeen Centre, 6-12 Nam Ning Street, Aberdeen Telephone: 2814 0845 Shops 8-12, G/F, Dragonfair Garden, 455-485 Queen's Road West, Shek Tong Tsui Telephone: 2517 2122 Shop G6, G/F & Shop LG1, LG/F Westlands Gardens, 1027 King's Road, Quarry Bay Telephone: 2563 2151 Shop G2, G/F, North Point Centre, 278-288 King's Road, North Point Telephone: 2571 8210 Shop B, Basement & G/F, Eastern Commercial Centre, 393-407 Hennessy Road, Wanchai Telephone: 2572 9206 88 Des Voeux Road Central, Central Telephone: 2543 3281 Shops 1009A & 1009B & 1010, 1/F, United Centre, 95 Queensway, Admiralty Telephone: 2529 1284 Shop 44, G/F, Cityplaza Phase II, 18 Taikoo Shing Road, Taikoo Shing Telephone: 2569 3577 G/F, 16 King Kwong Street, Happy Valley Telephone: 2832 7073 Shop G12, G/F, Kornhill Plaza, 1 Kornhill Road, Quarry Bay Telephone: 2563 2151 Shop 145, 1/F, New Jade Shopping Arcade, New Jade Gardens, Chai Wan Telephone: 2556 0181 Shop 101, 1/F, New Jade Shopping Arcade, Chai Wan Telephone: 2897 8418 Shop 3, G/F, Island Place Shopping Center, 500 King’s Road, North Point Telephone: 2597 5008 Shops A & B, G/F & Shops 160-161, 1/F, Tai On Building, 85-87 Shaukiwan Road, Shaukiwan Telephone: 2568 1161 New Territories Shops 175-176, 1/F, Metroplaza, 223 Hing Fong Road, Kwai Fong Telephone: 2418 9123 G/F, 55 San Fung Avenue, Shek Wu Hui, Sheung Shui Telephone: 2671 0186 Shops 8, 13-16A, 1/F, Shatin Plaza, 21-27 Shatin Centre Street, Shatin Telephone: 2681 0982 Shops 1021-1023, 1/F, Sheung Shui Centre, 3 Chi Cheong Road, Sheung Shui Telephone: 2639 7670 Shop No. 222 & 223, 2/F, New Town Plaza Phase 1, Shatin Telephone: 2698 4223 Shops 1 & 2, G/F & 1/F, 21-25 Kwong Fuk Road, Tai Po Market Telephone: 2656 5186 Shops 6 & 8, G/F, Chau Hop Shing Building, 2-8 Chung On Street, Tsuen Wan Telephone: 2493 8141 Shop 21, G/F, Eightland Gardens, Tai Po Telephone: 2667 0228 Bank No. 3, 1/F, Shatin Galleria, 18-24 Shan Mei Street, Fo Tan Telephone: 2693 2923 Bank No. 5 & 10, 1/F, Shatin Galleria, 18-24 Shan Mei Street, Fo Tan Telephone: 2690 5962 Shop A, G/F, Effort Industrial Building, 2-8 Kung Yip Street, Kwai Chung Telephone: 2423 2557 Shops 231 - 234 & 246, 2/F, Ma On Shan Plaza, Ma On Shan Telephone: 2643 1132 Shop 308E, 3/F, Maritime Square, Tsing Yi Telephone: 2449 0668 G/F, 1, 3 & 5 Wan King Path, Sai Kung Telephone: 2792 1351 G/F, 90 Tai Wai Road, G/F, 103 & 105 Chik Fuk Street, Tai Wai Telephone: 2603 2194 Shop L105, 1/F, Tin Yiu Plaza, Tin Yiu Estate, Tin Shui Wai Telephone: 2445 2382 Shops G37-40, G/F, Hau Tak Shopping Centre East Wing, Hau Tak Estate, Tseung Kwan O Telephone: 2701 3220 Shop C, G/F & 1/F, Jade Plaza, 298 Sha Tsui Road, Tsuen Wan Telephone: 2492 0265 G/F, Forward Mansion, 26A Yan Ching Street, Tuen Mun Telephone: 2459 9200 Shop G047, G/F, Tuen Mun Town Plaza Phase I, Tuen Mun Telephone: 2452 1811 Shops 1 & 2, G/F, Lee Wo Building, 124-128 & 132 - 136, Wo Yi Hop Road, Kwai Chung Telephone: 2420 3672 G/F & M/F, 140 Castle Peak Road, Yuen Long Telephone: 2477 4151 Shop B, G/F & 1/F, Man Cheong Building, 239-247 & 247A Castle Peak Road, Yuen Long Telephone: 2476 6128
- Mobile Branch also provides Same-Day Remittance Service. Please visit our website sc.com/hk for Mobile Branch operating locations.
- Customers are recommended to visit branches 1 hour before cut-off time for applying same-day remittance service to ensure the funds will be credited to the beneficiary account(s) on the same day.
- Branches not in the list above are subject to a submission cut-off time of 11:00am (Mon. through Fri., excluding public holidays) for same-day remittance service.
- Same-day remittance service is applicable to currency in HKD / CNY / USD / EUR.
Can I open RMB Passbook Savings Account?
RMB Passbook Savings Account such as My Dream Account RMB Savings is offered during the promotion period, please stay tuned for our latest promotion.
Can I apply for an overdraft facilities for RMB Current Account?
No overdraft facilities are provided for RMB Current Account and no overdraft is allowed for the RMB Current Account.
What is the minimum account opening balance for each of RMB Current / Savings / Time Deposit Account?
The minimum account opening balance for RMB Current / Savings Account is CNY 1,000 and for Time Deposit Account is CNY 10,000.
Why can't I open more than one RMB Current Account?
According to the requirements of People's Bank of China (PBoC), at present, only 1 RMB Current Account can be opened for each HK ID holder.
Can I write "Open Bearer" RMB cheques?
According to the requirements of the RMB Clearing House in HK, only crossed and order cheques are allowed for RMB Current Accounts.
What is the minimum balance for earning interest under a RMB Savings Account?
Customer has to maintain a minimum balance of CNY200 in RMB Savings Account to earn interest.
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Terms and Conditions
Simple interest is applicable to RMB Savings Account, and it is applicable only to RMB Savings accounts with a balance of RMB200 or above.
Customers can make RMB conversion through their accounts as long as both accounts for relevant credit and debit transactions are maintained at the Bank under the same name.
To open RMB Current Account, the customer must be a Hong Kong Identity Card holder. RMB Current Account is non-interest bearing and is not linked to any credit facilities. All RMB cheques must be crossed and made payable to a named person’s order. RMB cheques can be used in Hong Kong for any payments and Guangdong Province for the payment of consumer spending and are subject to regulatory requirements applicable from time to time. The Bank reserves all rights under the “Current/Cheque/Savings Account and Time Deposit Account Terms” including returning any RMB cheque if the use of which is considered not in compliance with any rules and regulations governing the use of RMB cheques.
For remittance to/from Mainland China by non-Hong Kong Identity Card holder, approval from relevant Mainland authorities may need to be obtained. Possible consequence such as charges that may be incurred in case the outward remittance is rejected by the RMB Clearing Bank in Hong Kong, the Mainland authorities or Mainland banks. RMB Remittance Service to Mainland China is subject to the current daily limit of RMB80,000 per person per day or the daily limit may be subject to change by the Bank from time to time. Please contact our branch staff for the latest information.
For details of RMB service fees, please refer to the Bank’s Service Charges Booklet.
Whether to apply insurance coverage is your own individual decision. For plan policy provision, details and risk disclosure, please refer to relevant plan’s product leaflet/product brochure and specimen policy.
The Bank shall have the right to amend any of these terms and conditions. In the event of any disputes, the Bank shall have the absolute discretion to make the final decision.
These terms and conditions form part of your banking agreement with the Bank.
For details of other Renminbi service applicable, please contact our branch staff or visit our website www.sc.com/hk.
If there is any inconsistency or conflict between the English and the Chinese versions of these terms and conditions, the English version shall prevail.
Risk Disclosure Statement
Renminbi ("RMB") exchange rate, like any other currency, is affected by a wide range of factors and is subject to fluctuations. Such fluctuations may result in gains and losses in the event that the customer subsequently converts RMB to another currency (including Hong Kong dollars); and
RMB is currently not freely convertible and conversion of RMB through banks in Hong Kong is subject to restrictions specified by the Bank and regulatory requirements applicable from time to time. The actual conversion arrangement will depend on the restrictions prevailing at the relevant time.
Risk Disclosure Statement for Premium Deposit: Principal Loss Risk / Currency Risk - This product is not principal-protected and the return of which will be dependent on movements in some specified currency exchange rates which are affected by a wide range of factors and may rise or fall rapidly. Liquidity Risk / Early Withdrawal Risk / Cancellation Risk - Any cancellation or withdrawal prior to maturity is subject to the consent of the Bank. With these risks, investors may incur significant costs or losses. Risks relating to Renminbi – You should note that the value of Renminbi against other foreign currencies fluctuates and will be affected by, amongst other things, the PRC government’s control (for example, the PRC government regulates conversion between Renminbi and foreign currencies), which may adversely affect your return under this product when you convert Renminbi into your home currency. Renminbi is not a freely convertible currency. Any conversion of Renminbi through banks in Hong Kong may be subject to certain restrictions prevailing at the relevant time.
Risk Disclosure Statement (applicable to all investment products): Investment involves risks. The price of investment product may experience upward or downward movements, sometimes fluctuate. The worst case will result in loss of your entire investment. This document has not been reviewed by the Securities and Futures Commission or any regulatory authority in Hong Kong.
Risk Disclosure Statement for Structured Investment Series: Structured Investment Series carry risks not normally associated with ordinary bank deposits and are generally not the same as and not a suitable substitute for ordinary savings or time deposits. Investor should not invest in Structured Investment Series unless he/she has sufficient funds or liquidity so as to enable him/her to keep the investment until the maturity date. The principal amount of the investment under Structured Investment Series is protected only if held to the agreed maturity date without being cancelled or withdrawn by the investor. Any such cancellation or withdrawal prior to the maturity date is subject to the consent of the Bank, and may incur costs or losses to the investor which may even result in a negative rate of return. Where investor holds the investment until the maturity date, the interest or yield on the investment may also be affected by movements in the relevant reference value of the underlying asset. The total return on the investment may be zero or significantly less than the return which might be obtained on a normal time deposit in the event of an adverse movement in the relevant reference value of the underlying asset. This product is NOT equivalent to, nor should it be treated as a substitute for, time deposit, and is NOT being protected under the Deposit Protection Scheme in Hong Kong.
Risk Disclosure Statement for Debt Securities Services: Bond investments are not bank deposits and are not protected under any deposit protection scheme or by any government or regulatory authority. Bond investments involve risks, including the risk of the possible loss of your principal amount invested and any coupon payable. Credit Risk & Risk of Default by the Issuer/Guarantor - Investor assume the full credit risk of the issuer and the guarantor (where applicable). Should the issuer and/or the guarantor become insolvent or default on its/their obligations (including payment obligations) or fail in any other way, investor may not receive any repayment of your principal amount or any other payments due to you under the terms of the Bond. Currency Risk - Where the bond is denominated in a non-local currency, including the Renminbi (the “RMB”), investor face the risk of exchange rate fluctuations and controls (where applicable) that may (i) affect the applicable exchange rate and result in the receipt of reduced coupon(s), cash settlement amounts and/or a loss of principal when converted back into your local currency and (ii) make it impossible or impracticable for the issuer to pay you in the original settlement currency. Liquidity Risk - There is no guarantee that a liquid secondary market will exist for the bonds.
Risk Disclosure Statement for Investment Fund Services: RQFII funds are Renminbi denominated product which involve exchange rate and exchange control risks. In addition, they also include risks from uncertainty in RQFII policy and concentration on single market, and risks related to fixed-income investments such as issuer credit, interest rate, liquidity, invest in unrated and/or below investment grade fixed income and the standard of credit ratings assigned by credit rating agencies is not the same etc. Past performance is not an indication of future performance. Investors should read the terms and conditions contained in the relevant offering documents and in particular the investment policies and the risk factors and latest financial results information carefully and are advised to seek independent professional advice before making any investment decision.
Risk Disclosure Statement for Insurance: Whether to apply insurance coverage is your own individual decision. For plan policy provision, details and risk disclosure, please refer to relevant plan’s product leaflet/product brochure and specimen policy.
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