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Account Opening Attestation Service in Hong Kong,
enjoy greater convenience in consumption and payment

BEA Account Opening Attestation Service allows you to apply account opening for mainland personal bank account* without leaving Hong Kong. Enjoy the advantages of greater convenience in consumption and payment with electronic payment in the Mainland.

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Save on handling fees

Link with major mainland mobile payment APP

Convenient consumption

Fast to pat for daily consumption in the mainland including online shopping

Travel with ease

Easy to pay for mainland transportation fares, taxis and metro etc.

What is BEA Account Opening Attestation Service?

BEA launches the Account Opening Attestation Service for Hong Kong residents, to apply account opening for mainland personal type II bank account* without leaving Hong Kong. With simple and fast process, offering consumption and payment convenience for customers in Greater Bay Area.

Account Opening Attestation Service for Mainland BEA China Personal Type II Bank Account

Advantages of service

  • Simple and fast application: Complete the application process easily;
  • Free account opening: No charge on account opening, no minimum balance requirement for the mainland bank account;
  • Mobile payment throughout Greater Bay Area: link with mainstream mobile payment applications in the mainland for consumption and payment;
  • Enhanced security with transaction limit: Mainland bank account have daily and annual transaction limit.

Account Opening and application procedure

  • Customers who are at least 18 years old and have a BEA Hong Kong personal savings account with normal account status, only need to hold a Hong Kong Permanent resident identity card, a Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents (Home Return Permit) and a Hong Kong or Mainland mobile phone number under their name, go to any BEA Hong Kong Branch to complete the application of attestation service for mainland account opening;
  • After completing the account opening approval, if the account opening is successful, customers will receive a notification, and can go to the designated BEA Hong Kong Branch to collect account information and activate the account;
  • Customers can remit funds to that mainland account through BEA Hong Kong's remittance service;
  • Customers can link the mainland account with major mainland mobile payment apps to enjoy the convenience of mobile payment

Characteristics of the Mainland Accounts Opened through BEA Hong Kong Account Opening Attestation Service

Type II accounts opened in Hong Kong through the attestation service
Maximum daily limit
Maximum annual limit
Transfer in and deposit
RMB 10,000
RMB 200,000 for fund inflow and fund outflow each
Spending, bill payment, transfer out, cash withdrawal
Daily ATM cash withdrawal in Mainland
RMB 1,000

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BEA Hong Kong Account Opening Attestation Service Know more +852 2211 1333

Welcome to visit any of our branches to know more about the services.

*Mainland Personal Type II Bank Account Services are provided by The Bank of East Asia (China) Limited, which are currently only available to be opened in The Bank of East Asia (China) branches and sub-branches within the same city(excluding other cities branch) in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Zhuhai in the Greater Bay Area of the Mainland.

Disclaimer

  • The Bank of East Asia (China) Limited ("BEA China"), a wholly-owned subsidiary bank of The Bank of East Asia, Limited (“BEA Hong Kong”), is incorporated in the People’s Republic of China and is not an authorized institution under the Hong Kong Banking Ordinance. BEA China is not subject to the supervision of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and cannot carry on any banking business or business of taking deposits in Hong Kong.
  • BEA China cannot carry on any business or business of taking deposits in Hong Kong. BEA China customer’s eligible deposits in the abovementioned account held with BEA China (including saving deposit, time deposit and callable deposit) will be under the coverage of Mainland Deposit Insurance Regulation, and will not be protected deposit under the Deposit Protection Scheme in Hong Kong.
  • BEA Hong Kong is providing Mainland personal bank account opening attestation service only at customers’ request, assisting customers in Hong Kong to open personal banking accounts at BEA China. It does not constitute an offer or invitation by BEA China to enter into a deposit agreement. BEA Hong Kong does not participate in the application and recommendation of deposits under the account held with BEA China.
  • BEA Hong Kong is not involved in any decision-making in relation to the account opening application. The application will only be concluded by acceptance of the account opening by BEA China.

About The Bank of East Asia (China) Limited

  • Headquartered in Shanghai, The Bank of East Asia (China) Limited ("BEA China") was one of the first foreign banks approved by regulators to locally incorporated in Chinese Mainland, with net assets of RMB21.5 billion as at 31st December 2022. Leveraging its deep insights into the Mainland market as well as BEA (HK) Head Office's years of banking expertise in Hong Kong and overseas, BEA China offers a wide range of financial services to customers. For more information, please visit www.hkbea.com.cn.

General Terms

  • The mainland bank account opening attestation service (“service”) offered by The Bank of East Asia Limited (“BEA Hong Kong” or the "Bank") is applicable to Personal Banking customers only.
  • The services and offers are subject to the relevant terms. For details, please refer to the relevant promotion materials or contact BEA Hong Kong staff.
  • BEA Hong Kong reserves the right to amend, suspend or terminate the above services and offers, and to amend the relevant terms at any time at its sole discretion.
  • In case of any dispute, the decision of BEA Hong Kong shall be final.
  • Mainland Mobile Payment Applications are the third parties' Mobile Payment Applications. Mobile Payment Applications are subject to such service providers' terms and conditions. BEA Hong Kong is not the service provider of the Mobile Payment Applications. If customers have any enquiries or complaints to them, please directly contact the service providers. BEA Hong Kong gives no guarantee to the Mobile Payment Applications of the service providers, or does not accept any liability arising in conjunction with the use of the Mobile Payment Applications or the services provided by the service providers.
  • BEA Hong Kong has not reviewed or verified the information in the Third Party Mobile Payment Applications or any materials, products or services or privacy practices posted or offered therein or thereat and shall not be in any circumstances liable for any loss (whether in negligence or otherwise) whatsoever or howsoever that you may sustain arising from the use of any information, materials, products or services or privacy practices posted or offered at the Third Party Mobile Payment Applications. BEA Hong Kong does not or does not mean to endorse or recommend any information, materials, products or services posted or offered at the Third Party Mobile Payment Applications. Nor shall BEA Hong Kong be liable for any inaccuracy or failure of any information, materials, products or services posted or offered at the Third Party Mobile Payment Applications. Please read the terms and conditions and the relevant disclaimer(s) and privacy policy that may be contained in the Third Party Mobile Payment Applications.

Should there be any discrepancy between the English and Chinese versions of this promotion material, the Chinese version shall prevail.
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Contact Us

For any enquiries, please call BEA’s hotline
Wealth Management Connect hotline: (852) 2211 1133
Mainland China customers can call BEA’s free hotline on (86) 400 8427695
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*Terms and conditions apply. Qualifying customers are required to maintain HKD500,000 or equivalent in their SupremeGold account and RMB50,000 or equivalent in their Wealth Management Connect account until a specified date. For details of the SupremeGold Account Opening Reward, please click here or contact your Relationship Manager. For details of the WMC Welcome Reward, please click here or contact your Relationship Manager. For details about other privileges, please refer to the WMC Fee Schedule.

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