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328 Business Banking Online Application

4 Steps to Complete Online Application

Step 1: Provide general information on the company and relevant parties (individual) online

Step 2: Upload basic required documents* (if applicable)

Step 3: Make online payment for account opening fee and company search fee

Step 4: Receive a call from our SME specialist regarding follow-up activities

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  1. Please get the following information ready before start:
    • Company information (e.g. registered name, registered office address, registration document number of business registration certificate)
    • Relevant parties (individual) information (e.g. English name, HKID / passport number, telephone number, email address)
    • Clear softcopy of basic required documents* (if applicable)
      * Examples of basic required documents for online account application includes:
      • Valid Business Registration Certificate / Certificate of Registration
      • Certificate of Incorporation
      • Identification Document of each of the relevant parties
      • Quorum shown in Memorandum and Articles of Association (M&A) / Articles of Association or Constitution / Rules and Regulations / By-laws
      • Company / Organization / Society Chop sample
  2. Online payment for company search fee and account opening fee only supports Visa and MasterCard only. Please pay the fees according to instructions when completing the online application form. Please note that the Bank will charge the applicant an account opening fee, company search fee and additional fee (if applicable). The account opening fee payable for companies registered in Hong Kong and companies incorporated overseas is HKD1,200 and HKD10,000 respectively. The company search fee payable is HKD200. If the applicant is identified as Special Company after company search, an additional fee of HKD10,000 will be payable during the appointment of account opening at 328 Business Banking Centre. Any fee paid will not be refunded regardless of the result of application.
    Special Company refers to but not limited to the following categories:
    • Company with 3 or more layers in its ownership / controlling structures, or
    • Company engages in money / currency exchange, money transfer or remittance agent services, or
    • Trust Account, or
    • Business nature related to virtual commodities e.g. entities operating virtual commodities exchange, brokerage, sale or purchase of virtual commodities