Student Visa Credit Card

Student Credit Card

A Student Credit Card can be a great way to cover unexpected expenses and build a good credit history. It’s available exclusively for existing HSBC Student Bank Account customers and has no annual fee.
Credit is subject to status, affordability and applicable terms and conditions.

Representative example

18.9% APR (variable)
Representative APR
18.9% p.a. (variable)
Purchase rate

About this card


  • Earn cashback from your favourite shopping brands
    With Visa offers

Card details

  • Up to £500 credit available
  • No annual fee

Using your card

  • Make contactless transactions
    Your card is contactless and you can add it to Apple PayGoogle Pay and Samsung Pay.
  • Manage your card online
    Online banking is a convenient way to manage your card. It lets you check your credit card balance, make payments and stay in control.
  • Bank anywhere with the HSBC Mobile Banking App
    Make payments to existing beneficiaries and manage your personal accounts easily and securely with the HSBC UK Mobile Banking app.
  • Use your card abroad

    You can use your HSBC Credit Card at any retailer or cash machine that displays the logo on your card. Fees apply and non-HSBC cash machines may also charge a fee.

    Credit card fees abroad

  • 24/7 worldwide assistance
    Day or night, help is always at hand if your card is lost or stolen. Wherever you are in the world you can speak to our dedicated team about getting an emergency cash advance.

Apply for a Student Credit Card

Please ensure you read the important information in the ‘Things you should know’ section before applying.

Registered for online banking?

If you’re already registered for Online Banking, you can apply online now.

View your pre-filled application form, submit in just one click, and receive an instant decision.

Apply in the mobile app

If you're registered for mobile banking and have downloaded the app you can apply within the app in just a few clicks.

Not registered yet?

You need to be registered for online banking to apply.

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T&Cs apply. Applicants must be aged 18 or over and resident in the UK.


Build or improve your credit score over time, if managed well.
Credit subject to status.


Support if your card is lost or stolen.