HSBC is a British multinational banking in the field of the financial services company, with the base of operation in Hong Kong. HSBC is the world’s seventh largest bank total assets of US$2.374 trillion. It was established in London in 1991 by the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation to act as a new group holding company.
The HSBC name is derived from the initials of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.
HSBC has around 3,900 offices in 67 countries and territories across Africa, Asia, and more than 38 million customers. HSBC is organized into four business groups:
- Commercial Banking;
- Global Banking and Markets
- Retail Banking and Wealth Management;
- Global Private Banking
Steps to Check HSBC Credit Card Application Status Online
HSBC or the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation offers a variety of credit cards ranging from visa platinum cards, premier master cards, and advance visa platinum cards all packed with a host of benefits ranging from travel privileges, shopping, dining and more.
Applying for a new HSBC is easy through the bank’s website www.hsbc.com. Once the bank receives the credit card application, it typically takes two weeks to process the application and a week to dispatch the new credit card. It sends timely alerts of your application status through an SMS on your registered mobile number.
If you want to know it on your own, you can follow the below methods a week after you have applied for the card.
As of now, HSBC doesn’t provide any online facility to check the status of the credit card details but the customer can inquire about their credit card details by reaching the bank’s support department over the phone. To get in touch with them, call the toll free number of the customer support helpline number 1860 108 7788 / 1860 500 2277.
Then they are more likely provide the information as in progress/approved/on-hold/rejected/dispatched status.
If the representative says your application is in-progress, it means the bank is still reviewing your application and will take a few more days to approve the same.
An approved or a rejected status is quite straightforward. Once approved, the bank will take seven more takes to dispatch your card. If it is rejected, you may have to check the reason and when you can re-apply. Typically, you need to wait 3-6 months to re-apply.
The status indicates ‘on-hold’ when the application misses any sort of documents or details. The bank will ideally call you for the missing details and once it is cleared, it will resume the processing.
If your card gets dispatched, you can expect it within the next 2-3 working days. The bank will share the dispatch details through an SMS to your mobile. The bank usually dispatches the cards through Blue Dart or DHL. You can track the shipment using the Airway Bill on the websites of respective courier providers.