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Bank of China (Hong Kong) Attestation Service for Account Opening

If you are going to study abroad or go on business travel, you could use BOCHK’s attestation service to open a Bank of China overseas account at the corresponding destination, so as to enjoy our global network and to meet your banking needs.


Available attesting network for account opening

Singapore, Japan, Canada, Australia, Macau

Required documents of Attestation Service for Account Opening

·    Identity documents (Hong Kong Identity Card and Passport)

·    Residential address proof


  • Additional supporting documents shall be provided concerning the requirements of each Bank of China overseas branch. For more details, please contact our bank staff.
  • Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited (BOCHK) will only provide the attestation service on behalf of overseas branches of the Bank of China and forward the required account opening documents to the overseas branches of the Bank of China. The banking services you applied for are provided by Bank of China overseas branches, and BOCHK collects your data only for account opening usage. The account approval or the actual operation arrangement is subject to the overseas branches of the Bank of China.

Comprehensive Overseas Account Service

With the extensive network of Bank of China overseas branches, we can provide you with diversified financial services aboard. Upon successful opening of single-name personal account, you can enjoy our banking services including but not limited to multi-currency deposit accounts, bank cards, foreign currency exchange, and online banking*. You can easily handle local bank transfers, pay tuition fees, and pay daily bills.


*Some services can only be activated after you arrive in the local area. Individual products or services are only applicable to certain countries/regions. Please visit the official website of the Bank of China for more information.

You can visit any of the following designated branches for overseas account opening


Branch Name

Branch Address

Central and


Bank of China Tower Branch

1 Garden Road, Hong Kong.

Wan Chai

Causeway Bay Branch

Shop B, C & D on G/F & 1/F-3/F, Radio City, 505 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.

Kwun Tong

Hoi Yuen Road Branch

55 Hoi Yuen Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon.

Yau Tsim Mong

China Hong Kong City Wealth Management Centre

Shop 1, UG/F, China Hong Kong City, 33 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon.


Sheung Shui Centre Branch

Shop 1005-1009, Level 1, Sheung Shui Centre, Sheung Shui, New Territories.

Tuen Mun

Tuen Mun Town Plaza Branch

Shop 2, Tuen Mun Town Plaza phase II, Tuen Mun, New Territories.


Hong Kong International Airport Branch

Unit No. 5T054-5T056 at Level 5, Arrivals Greeting Hall, Terminal 1 of Hong Kong International Airport

Frequently Asked Question

1. Is it free to open an overseas account?

It is free to open a Bank of China overseas account through our attestation service. After opening an overseas account, you may need to maintain the "Total Relationship Balance" of the account or other account requirements. For more details, please visit the overseas official website of the local Bank of China.

2. What is the charge for overseas remittance?

When you use your BOCHK account to transfer money to your overseas Bank of China account under the same name through electronic channels, the remittance fee charged by BOCHK can be exempted. The detailed fees vary depending on the channel and destination of your remittance. Click here to see the summary of fees.

3. The time required to open a Bank of China overseas account?

After we receive your application for opening a Bank of China overseas account, and review that all the application documents are complete and meet the local account opening requirements, we will assist you to transfer the application to an overseas branch of Bank of China. Generally, the accounting opening procedure will take about 10 working days subject to the submission of all required valid documents. Please ensure that your personal information and contact information are correct when filling out the application form. If you need to update the submitted information afterward, it will take more time to process your application.

4. Can I open a Bank of China overseas account?

You must be over the age of 18* and are accountholders of the Enrich Service Tier or above. You need to have a reasonable purpose for overseas account opening before you apply. In addition, it is necessary to meet the eligibility of the attestation bank as required. Please contact our bank staff for more details.

*For the overseas account opening in Canada or Australia, you need to be over the age of 16 to meet the age requirement.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please call the personal customer service hotline on +852 3988 2388 or browse the official website of the Bank of China.

Important Information

Bank of China (Hong Kong) only verifies the identity of the customer on behalf of the overseas branch of the Bank of China and signs the account opening documents for the customer. However, it does not mean that the account opening procedure has been completed. The account opening application is processed and will be approved by the attesting branch of the Bank of China.