Global Accounts

Open a Hong Kong Dollar account for your business instantly

Receive and send HKD with a dedicated HKD business account. Receive payments from customers or clients and streamline payments to suppliers or employees in Hong Kong.

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Set up hassle-free currency accounts with local bank details instantly

Skip the queues and excessive paperwork usually involved in setting up local currency accounts around the world. Open domestic and foreign currency accounts online within minutes and transact in over 60 markets. Collect payments from global customers in their preferred currency and 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

Collect and send money like a local

Get HKD business account details instantly

Open a free HKD account with us online and get a dedicated account number along with a local branch and bank code for your business instantly.

Receive payments from customers in Hong Kong

Add the HKD account details you receive to your invoices. These local bank details will allow you to receive payments from customers in Hong Kong online faster and for free, without incurring any international transaction fees — just like an Hong Kong business would.

Save on HKD payments to suppliers in Hong Kong

Expect faster transfers and no international transaction fees with Airwallex's connection to local payment rails in Hong Kong.

How it works

Open an HKD business account in 3 simple steps


Sign up for a free Airwallex business account

Navigate to our dashboard and select HKD Global Account.


Key in your business’ name and create the account

Get issued a dedicated account with local bank details in the name of your business. Share these details with your customers to receive payments in HKD.


Manage HKD in your account or withdraw in your local currency

Receive, manage and make payments in HKD directly without incurring unnecessary conversion fees or convert your HKD.

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"Airwallex has been a game changer for all our banking needs. As a fast-growing startup, we need a scalable yet cost-efficient batch payment solution to pay our employees and vendors both inside and outside Hong Kong. Airwallex helps us save money on every bank transfer with their near-zero transaction fee and market-beating FX rates. We also use Airwallex’s multi-currency Visa cards for business travel expenses and SaaS subscriptions to avoid hidden bank fees that would otherwise have been difficult to spot. Would highly recommend other startups to get started with Airwallex!"

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"Airwallex is an innovative fintech platform with a first-class customer support team. They transformed the previously painful process of creating corporate cards and managing business accounts into something simple, convenient, and cost-effective. The onboarding was quick and smooth, the security features exceeded our expectations, and most importantly, it is really easy to use. Airwallex saves a lot of my team's time and the simplicity is genius."

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"I’m so thankful that Airwallex exists! In Hong Kong, it's so hard to find financial service providers that are friendly to small businesses. Airwallex allows me to exchange currencies at really great rates, and the interface is very modern and easy to use compared to my bank. We save so much money with Airwallex! In just a few months, we've already saved more than HK$78,000 in unnecessary fees!"

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"Airwallex provides us with flexibility and cost savings on our international fund flows. We are using Airwallex to pay international suppliers and are saving up to 90% on transaction fees and FX verses traditional banks - thanks to their competitive exchange rate and low transaction costs."

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"Airwallex has been great for our team - it makes payments and transfers so much easier, and has saved us significant amounts of time compared to what we were doing before with HSBC. Airwallex's platform is easy to use and very intuitive. Airwallex virtual card has solved most of our painpoints with sharing corporate card numbers and credit card limits. The best part is being able to save money on all our monthly bank transfers, and we've already saved thousands of dollars by using Airwallex. Airwallex's support has also been highly responsive to troubleshoot any issues in a timely manner."

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"Airwallex offers both physical and virtual corporate cards tailored to the needs of different staff. Their virtual corporate card can even be set up in just 1 minute. Its features make expense management and approval processes notably easier for us."

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Airwallex offers you a wide array of local and global transfer options to make sure you get the fastest and most cost-effective solution.

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Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to open an HKD business account online?

Airwallex will not charge any fees to open a HKD business account. Open a HKD account from Hong Kong and countries around the world.

How long does it take to open a HKD business account?

Once you’ve created a business account with us and submitted your business registration details, you’ll receive access to create a HKD account on our dashboard. With Airwallex, you can open a HKD account online and get access to local account details in minutes. All that is needed is your business’ name. 

Why is a HKD account important for my business?

With the Airwallex HKD global account, you receive HKD local bank details. This will make it easier to facilitate various financial operations in Hong Kong, like invoicing clients in HKD. Airwallex's connection to local payment rails also allows businesses to bypass the SWIFT network. This means that businesses can benefit from receiving HKD and sending HKD to Hong Kong like a local transfer, without incurring any SWIFT fees.

How can I use the Airwallex HKD Account as a multi-currency account?

Your Airwallex business account lets you open local currency accounts in 23+ different currencies, including EUR, GBP, CNY and more. You can either use these accounts to receive, manage, and spend in the same currency or convert held balances to different currencies in just a few clicks.

How can I open a HKD account in Hong Kong to pay foreign currencies?

You can open an Airwallex HKD account remotely from Hong Kong, without visiting a bank branch. All you need are soft copies of your ID and business registration documents, and your HKD account will be ready in minutes. Click here to get started.

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