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Cross-border Banking

Hong Kong is an international financial centre. As the overseas financial platform of China CITIC Bank, China CITIC Bank International (CNCBI) offers comprehensive and excellent offshore financial services.

Simply have your account opening documents ready and we will walk you through the rest. No matter you are in Mainland China or in Hong Kong, you can easily open an account at China CITIC Bank International (CNCBI).

Open an account in Hong Kong
Open an account from mainland China

Existing China CITIC Bank Type I account customers can now open a Multi-currencies Statement Savings Account with CNCBI through inMotion App anytime when you are in Hong Kong.

* The Multi-currencies Statement Savings Account opened will be subject to certain limitations on transactions. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions for inMotion for full details.

Documents required for account opening

  • Personal identity document: 2nd generation People’s Republic of China resident identity card and travel document; and
  • China CITIC Bank Type I account number.

Procedure for account opening

Customer submits an account opening application via inMotion

CNCBI assesses the application

Customer receives account opening result through email notification within 5 business days

For successful application, customer log on to inMotion or i-banking for banking services anytime

Click here for more details on Remote Account Opening Service via inMotion.

Simply bring along the account opening documents and visit any of CNCBI branches to open an account. You can make an appointment to open an account via our website.

Documents required for account opening

  • People's Republic of China resident identity card or passport; and
  • Residential address proof: Letters or statements issued by government authorities or public utilities companies in the last 3 months stating the customer's name and address.

Procedure for account opening

Customer books an appointment for account opening via the CNCBI website

Customers brings the required account opening documents to the designed CNCBI branch for account opening on the appointment date

China CITIC Bank Account Opening Witness Service – Via CNCB Mobile App (“SprintS”)

"SprintS" is an account opening service provided by CNCBI to existing customers of China CITIC Bank.

An eligible customer can submit an account opening form to CNCBI through China CITIC Bank mobile App, and then visit a designated China CITIC Bank branch for the identification and identity verification process.

Eligible customers may apply for CNCBI Multi-Currencies Statement Savings Account, i-banking service and wealth management service via SprintS.

Eligibility

You must be:

  • Aged 18 or above
  • Existing China CITIC Bank customer with debit card
  • Possessing an Exit-Entry Permit for travelling to and from Hong Kong and Macau (EEP) which allows an extension of stay in Hong Kong for 3 months or above
  • Possessing a Second-Generation People’s Republic of China Resident Identity Card (PRCID) with a validity of 6 months or above
  • Eligibility confirmation, identification and identity verification must be done in person at a designated branch of China CITIC Bank.

Documents required

  • Personal identity document: 2nd generation of People's Republic of China Resident Identity Card.
  • Applicants are required to provide an Exit-entry Permit for Travelling to and from Hong Kong and Macao with limit of stay of more than 3 months to China CITIC Bank

Procedure for account opening

Customer brings the required document to a designated branch of China CITIC Bank to confirm his/her eligibility to apply for CNCBI’s SprintS Service.

Customer completes and submits to CNCBI the CNCBI account application form via China CITIC Bank mobile application for preliminary assessment.

Customer receives preliminary approval notification from CNCBI and visits the designated China CITIC Bank branch for identification and identity verification process.

Customer receives account opening result through email and SMS notification after CNCBI assesses the application.

Customer can log on to inMotion to use CNCBI banking services if the application is successful.

Charges for Account Opening

Customers will be responsible for the costs of China CITIC Bank (if any).

China CITIC Bank Account Opening Witness Service – Physical / Electronic Form

Existing customers of China CITIC Bank can apply for a Multi-Currencies Statement Savings Account, ATM card, i-banking service and wealth management service with CNCBI by submitting a physical or electronic account opening form with required documents at designated branches of China CITIC Bank.

Eligibility

You must be:

  • Aged 18 or above
  • a VIP customer of China CITIC Bank
  • Possessing an Exit-Entry Permit for travelling to and from Hong Kong and Macau (EEP) which allows an extension of stay in Hong Kong for 3 months or above
  • Application must be done in person. In addition, you are required to sign the account opening documents at a designated branch of China CITIC Bank.

Documents required

  • Personal identity document: People's Republic of China resident identity card or passport; and
  • Residential address proof: Letters or statements issued by government authorities or public utilities companies in the last 3 months stating the customer's name and address.
  • Applicants are required to provide an Exit-entry Permit for Travelling to and from Hong Kong and Macao with limit of stay of more than 3 months to China CITIC Bank

Procedure for account opening

Customer brings the required document to a designated branch of China CITIC Bank and fills in the relevant forms

China CITIC Bank provides Account Opening Witness Service

CNCBI verifies the documents and proceeds with account opening for the customer

CNCBI mails account Welcome Pack to the customer after the account is successfully opened

Charges for Account Opening

Customers will be responsible for the costs of China CITIC Bank (if any).

Branches of China CITIC Bank with Account Opening Witness Service

Beijing Shanghai Fuzhou Hohhot
Guangzhou Chengdu Xiamen Dongguan
Suzhou Jinan Qingdao Urumqi
Shenzhen Tianjin Wuhan Lanzhou
Dalian Xian Changsha Nanning
Hangzhou Shijiazhuang Chongqing Harbin
Nanjing Shenyang Kunming Zhengzhou
Ningbo Taiyuan Guiyang Changchun
Hefei Nanchang    

Learn more about the branch network of China CITIC Bank

Existing customers of CITIC group companies (i.e. China CITIC Bank/China CITIC Bank International (China)/ CITIC Securities / China Securities) can appoint a PRC lawyer# on CNCBI's approved list to apply for a banking account with CNCBI through account opening witness service. Initial deposit of HK$10,000 or above is required within 30 calendar days after account opening.

# Account opening witness service through PRC lawyer is only applicable to customers applying for CITICdiamond Wealth Management Service at the same time. CITICdiamond Wealth Management Service customers are required to maintain daily average relationship balance of HK$4,000,000 or above.

CITICdiamond Wealth Management Service customers are required to maintain daily average relationship balance of HK$4,000,000 or above.

Please call Cross-border toll-free hotline at 400-842-5558 for on-list PRC lawyers

Documents required for account opening

  • Personal identity document: People's Republic of China resident identity card or passport; and
  • Residential address proof: Letters or statements issued by government authorities or public utilities companies in the last 3 months stating the customer's name and address.

Account Opening Witness Service Requirement

  • You must be an existing customer of CITIC Group Companies and initial deposit of HK$10,000 or above is required within 30 calendar days after a/c opened
  • Application for account opening witness service must be done in person. In addition, your signing on the account opening documents must be witnessed by a PRC lawyer approved by CNCBI.
  • Only applicable to customers applying for CITICdiamond Wealth Management Service at the same time. CITICdiamond Wealth Management Service customers are required to maintain daily average relationship balance of HK$4,000,000 or above.

Procedure for account opening

Customer brings the required account opening document to a on-list PRC lawyer and fills in the relevant forms

On-list PRC lawyer provides Account Opening Witness Service. Full set of account opening documents will be sent back to CNCBI by customer through courier

CNCBI verifies the documents and proceeds with account opening for the customer

CNCBI mails account Welcome Pack to the customer after the account is successfully opened

Charges for Account Opening

For account opening witness via on-list PRC lawyers, customers will be responsible for the costs of the lawyers (if any).

Account opening witness service through PRC lawyer is only applicable to customers applying for CITICdiamond Wealth Management Service at the same time. CITICdiamond Wealth Management Service customers are required to maintain daily average relationship balance of HK$4,000,000 or above. If customers do not wish to apply for CITICdiamond Wealth Management Service, they can choose to open an account with CNCBI by visiting any of the CNCBI branches in Hong Kong.

You can enjoy efficient fund transfer services with a China CITIC Bank International (CNCBI) account.

General Information
If you intend to transfer money by wire transfer to your CNCBI account, you will need to provide the following account information to the sender:
Your CNCBI account name and number;
Beneficiary bank details:

• Bank name: China CITIC Bank International Ltd.
• Main address: 61-65 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong
• SWIFT code: KWHKHKHH
• Bank code: 018

Fees and Charges
Charges may be applied. For details, please refer to our Bank Service Fees and Charges.

Inward Remittance - SMS Notification
If you have registered for our SMS notification service, you will receive an SMS notification after the Inward Remittance funds have been credited to your account. This SMS notification service is free of charge. Haven’t yet registered? Simply visit any of branches for registration.

Notes:
1. Under normal circumstances, if the remittance is received from the remitter bank before the following cut-off time, the funds will be credited to your account on the same business day (i.e. Monday to Friday, Hong Kong time).
- Inward remittance via Clearing House Automated Transfer System (CHATS) (HKD / RMB / EUR / USD): Before 6:00pm
- Inward remittance by wire transfer (all currencies): 5:15pm
2. The above information is for reference only and subject to change without prior notice.
For enquiries, please visit our branches or contact your Relationship Manager.

Same-day Remittance Service

Simply submit your remittance instructions before the cut-off time via our branches (no pre-registration required) or i-banking (pre-registration required) on any business day to have your funds remitted to China CITIC Bank on the same day.

Online Remittance

Set up fund transfer / outward remittance templates via i-banking.

Template set-up channel Template effective time Maximum daily transaction limit (HKD equivalent)
Fund Transfer Outward Remittance
Set up template during account opening Immediately after account set-up 200,000 500,000
Set up via i-banking and use CNCBI Token for identity verification Will be effective in 24 hours 50,000 50,000

Cut-off Time

Please refer to the remittance cut-off timetable. Remittance instructions submitted before cut-off time on Monday to Friday on business days will be processed on the same day. Instructions received after cut-off time will be processed on the next business day. “Business day” means a day other than Saturday, Sunday and public holidays in Hong Kong. Please refer to the cut-off times below:

Remittance Type Currency Cut-Off Time
(HKT)
Telegraphic Transfer CNY (Renminbi)* 2:30 PM*
HKD, AUD, CAD, CHF, EUR, GBP, JPY, NOK, NZD, SGD, USD 4:30 PM
CHATS HKD to Shenzhen beneficiary bank account 2:30 PM
HKD / CNY / USD / EUR 4:30 PM

* For CNY (Renminbi) remittance, if the submission date is a holiday in both Hong Kong or Mainland China, the remittance instruction will be processed on the business day in both Hong Kong and Mainland China.

We offer all-round banking services to facilitate your cross-border financial management.

Personal Banking CITICfirst Private Banking
We provide an array of products to suit your needs Combines the advantages of fine private banking with the convenience of premium retail banking services to provide tailored solutions as well as a suite of exceptional privileges. Manages your wealth with professionalism and our utmost care to preserve and grow your assets.

Wherever you are, we provide you with full support

Cross-border toll-free hotline

You can call our cross-border toll-free hotline at 400-842-5558 when you are in Mainland China for enquires about Hong Kong banking services, including Banking Service and Account Opening Witness Services.

Customer Service Hotline

In Hong Kong, please call 3413 3058.

Branch network : We have an extensive branch network in Hong Kong that covers Kowloon, New Territories and Hong Kong Island.

Putonghua ambassador : Professional Putonghua ambassador available in each branch to serve you

Designated relationship manager : Every customer referred by China CITIC Bank will be served by a designated relationship manager, who provides personalized services and comprehensive financial services

Prestigious service : A prestigious China CITIC Bank VIP Customer Centre dedicated to all valuable China CITIC Bank customers is located in our Des Vouex Road Central Branch. Conveniently located and elegantly designed, the Centre outstandingly provides customers with tailored banking solutions in high privacy and extraordinary prestige.

Service hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday; 9:00am to 1:00pm, Saturday

i-banking

You can manage most financial transactions and meet your banking needs via i-banking, such as fund transfers between accounts, account opening, investment and bill payment, in addition to setting up remittance templates and receiving electronic statements.

CNCB Connectivity Service

CNCB Connectivity Service allows you to manage your accounts with both China CITIC Bank and China CITIC Bank International (CNCBI) with its one-stop integrated financial service solution.

CITIC Token

A cutting-edge authentication solution that combines the advantages of physical security devices and SMS passwords to enable you to conduct transactions in a secure and fast manner.

e-banking Service Demo

CNCBI WeChat Banking Platform

Our CNCBI WeChat Banking Platform combines personal banking with mobile social application! Simply follow our official account (ID: cncbintl) and bind your China CITIC Bank International (CNCBI) account to WeChat to receive alerts of account activities as well as promotional messages from CNCBI via WeChat at any time, any place, giving you total control of your account status.
Act now for account binding to experience an all new level of convenient banking services!

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