Global Accounts

Open a Australian Dollar business account from Hong Kong

Open an Australian dollar business account online from Hong Kong with Airwallex. Your account will come with local Australian bank and branch codes and a dedicated account number. Use your AUD account to receive, manage, and send AUD with no hidden fees.

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Hassle-free currency accounts with local bank details

Skip the queues and excessive paperwork usually involved in setting up international bank accounts. Open accounts online and collect payments from your global customers in their preferred currency. Spend your proceeds later in the same currency, eliminating unnecessary conversion fees.

Save on unnecessary bank charges

There are no account opening fees, monthly maintenance charges, or minimum transaction requirements.

Streamline your global cash management

Convert held balances to different currencies in just a few clicks and review your global transactions in a single view.

Know your funds are safe and secure

Relax knowing that your money is secure and protected with end-to-end encryption and bank-level security.

Avoid costly conversion fees

Eliminate unnecessary conversion fees by receiving payments in the same currencies that your customers pay in.

Global Accounts

How to open a AUD dollar business account from Hong Kong?

Businesses can open a AUD account from Hong Kong easily with Airwallex. Simply sign up online and, once onboarded, you can open multiple domestic and foreign currency accounts in minutes. Your Australian dollar account will come with local bank account details, making it easy for you to receive payments in AUD which you can either spend or convert at the interbank exchange rate. Avoid bank queues and endless paperwork, and open your AUD account online with Airwallex today.

Your AUD account

How will your AUD account work from Hong Kong?

Get your AUD account details

Open your AUD account online and receive a local Australia dollar account number and branch code. Share these details with your clients and customers in Australia and start receiving payments in AUD via local bank networks. You can also link your AUD account to eCommerce platforms such as Amazon and Shopify.

Spend in AUD

Once you have funds in your account, you can spend them using Airwallex Borderless Cards, or transfer them to your recipient’s bank account. Use your AUD to pay suppliers and employees in Australia and elsewhere efficiently, without being subject to needless currency exchange fees.

Convert currencies at market-beating rates

Airwallex gives you access to the interbank exchange rate (sometimes known as the mid-market rate). That means that if you need to convert currencies, you’ll enjoy market-leading foreign exchange rates no matter the transaction size. You can also hedge against currency exchange risk by only converting currencies when the exchange rate is favourable.

Global Accounts

Who is the Airwallex Global Business Account for?

The Airwallex Global Business Account is ideal for companies that operate across borders. Including companies that invoice overseas clients, sell globally on platforms such as Amazon and Shopify, and work with international suppliers. Our platform allows businesses to centralise their financial operations in one place, even when managing multiple global entities. From expense management to bill payments, payment acceptance, and FX, Airwallex has you covered. We make global money management simple and cost-effective for businesses of all shapes and sizes - that’s why we’re trusted by over 100,000 businesses worldwide.

FX & Transfers

End-to-end global money management from Hong Kong

When a payment gets sent to one of your Global Accounts, those funds are instantly visible to you in your Airwallex Account. Easily convert currencies at interbank rates and use Airwallex to make fast, cost-effective domestic and international transfers.

Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to open an Australian dollar account online from Hong Kong?

Yes, it is possible to open an Australian dollar account online from Hong Kong with Airwallex. Simply sign up via our website and, once onboarded, you can open multiple domestic and foreign currency accounts online in minutes. These accounts function as local currency accounts in your name that come with local bank and branch codes and dedicated account numbers. They make it easy to receive funds domestically and internationally.

What documents do I need to open an Australian dollar account as a non-resident business?

The key documents required to open an Airwallex account are similar across regions and will enable you to open a AUD account. We typically ask for the certificate of incorporation or equivalent document, as well as information on the business, its activities and anticipated transaction volumes. We are also required to collect details and IDs for certain individuals - this includes any beneficial owners but can extend to directors and authorised signatories signing up for the account. Non-resident businesses may be asked to provide proof of address for their operations, which can be established through utility bills, contracts or other correspondence.

What are the advantages of opening an AUD account as a Hong Kong resident?

Opening an Australian dollar (AUD) account allows non-resident businesses to conduct transactions and manage funds in AUD, eliminating the need for currency conversion along with the associated costs and the risks posed by currency fluctuation. Having an AUD account can streamline financial dealings with Australian-based entities and those that operate in AUD, facilitating smoother transactions and payments. For example, for businesses that receive income from Australian sources, an AUD account simplifies the process and expedites the receipt of payments.