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Before You Begin-HSBC Gold Credit Card from American Express®


How long will the application take?

This application will take around 10 to 15 minutes to complete if you have all your information at hand.

To protect your information this application will timeout after 30 minutes.

Upon completion of the application, you can submit and receive a notification within 60 seconds advising you whether or not you have been approved or whether we need more time to process your application. In some instances, we may need additional information from you.

What information do I need?

In order to complete the application you will need the following information at hand.

  • Existing American Express Card number (if applicable).
  • Your driver's licence details.
  • Your current employer's details including full address and telephone number.
  • Your annual salary and other annual income before tax.
  • If you are self-employed, details of your accountant.
  • Your monthly household expenses.
  • Your monthly repayments for car, personal or other loans.
  • Combined credit limit for Cards that are NOT held with American Express.

Who can apply?

In order to apply for an American Express credit card, you must meet the following criteria.

  • Be over 18 years of age.
  • Have a good credit history and no payment defaults.
  • Be a permanent resident or citizen of Australia or hold a current Business Long Stay Visa (Subclass 457).
  • Earn a personal gross (pre-tax) annual income of $40,000 or more.
  • If self-employed, you have been trading for at least 18 months or 12 months if you hold an existing American Express issued Card.


If you require assistance with your online application, please contact us on 1300 736 579, Monday to Friday, 8AM - 8PM or Saturday, 9AM - 5PM.

*  Please check the box to confirm that you meet all the above approval criteria.

Declaration

Please take this opportunity to read the application Declaration and how we will use your personal information

*  Please check the box to confirm you have read and agree to the above declaration and acknowledge that the information provided will be used to assess your capacity to repay this product.

Welcome to your application. Let's get started.

First tell us a few things about yourself.

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* How would you like your name to appear on the Card?

The front of your American Express Card has room for up to 20 characters. You can select how you want your name to appear on the Card by clicking on the drop down box. Your surname must appear on the Card. If you have a long name, you may need to use just an initial and your surname

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About You

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General And Contact Information

We require your home phone number and your address as part of our credit checks. We may use these details to get in contact with you about your Application.


  1. Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY) *  /   / 
  2. Number of Dependants (excluding spouse)

    Dependants are usually children or elderly people who are dependant on you. If there are no dependants please enter 0.

  3.    Home Phone Number

    Your home telephone number is required as part of our standard credit checks. Having it will help us to process your application as quickly as possible. Remember, it will never be given out to anyone else or used for marketing purposes without your permission.

  4. Mobile Telephone

    Your mobile phone number may help us to contact you quickly if we have any questions about your application. It will not be used for marketing purposes or given to anyone else, without your permission.

  5. Email Address

    Your email address may help us to contact you quickly if we have any questions about your application. It will be used for marketing purposes unless you re-set your opt-out preferences.

  6. Address Details

    For your security a new Card must go to your residential address. You can change to your preferred statement address at a later date

  7. Residential Street Address

    We need to know your residential address to help with our credit checks.

  8. Owned outright Board/Living With Parents
    Rent Mortgage
    Residential status

    We need to know the status of your accommodation to complete our credit checks

  9.    Time at this address (YY/MM)

    If you have lived at your current address for less than 5 years, we will ask for information on your previous address. Again, this information is required as part of our credit checks and will help speed up your application.

  10. label.educationLevel

    This information will assist us with your application.

  11. label.assetsOwned

    This information will assist us with your application.

    Previous Address Details

    As you have lived at your current address for less than 5 years, we need your previous address to complete our credit checks.

    1. Residential Street Address

      We need to know your residential address to help with our credit checks.

Our Communications With You

Enrolment For Online Statements:

  • The online statement is an exact replica of a paper statement
  • You can download, save and if required print your statement
  • Statements are archived and available online from October 2005 onwards
You can uncheck this box option, if you would prefer to receive paper statements in the post to your billing address.

Email Communications:

Your Finances

Employment And Security Information

Full Time/Part Time Details

Casual Details

We need information about your finances for our credit checks. All your information is protected on this secure application site.

  1. Employer's Address

    We need to know your employers address, to help with our credit checks.

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  3. Your annual salary before tax

    Please enter your personal annual income for the year before taxes, from all sources.

  4. Your other annual income before tax

    Please enter your other annual income for the year before taxes, from all sources.

  5. Your partner's/spouse's income before tax

    Please enter your partnerís / spouseís income for the year before taxes, from all sources.

    Please enter your partnerís / spouseís annual income before taxes, from all sources. If $0 please enter $0.00

  6.   

Self-Employement Details

  1.   
  2. Your annual salary before tax

    Please enter your personal annual income for the year before taxes, from all sources.

  3. Your other annual income before tax

    Please enter your other annual income for the year before taxes, from all sources.

  4. Your partner's/spouse's income before tax

    Please enter your partnerís / spouseís income for the year before taxes, from all sources.

    Please enter your partnerís / spouseís annual income before taxes, from all sources. If $0 please enter $0.00

  5.   
  6. External Source To Confirm Financial Details

  7.   

Retirement/Self Funded Details

  1. Your annual salary before tax

    Please enter your personal annual income for the year before taxes, from all sources.

  2. Your other annual income before tax

    Please enter your other annual income for the year before taxes, from all sources.

  3. Your partner's/spouse's income before tax

    Please enter your partnerís / spouseís income for the year before taxes, from all sources.

    Please enter your partnerís / spouseís annual income before taxes, from all sources. If $0 please enter $0.00

  4.   
  5. External Source To Confirm Financial Details

  6.   

Student Details

  1.   
  2. Your annual salary before tax

    Please enter your personal annual income for the year before taxes, from all sources.

  3. Your other annual income before tax

    Please enter your other annual income for the year before taxes, from all sources.

  4. Your partner's/spouse's income before tax

    Please enter your partnerís / spouseís income for the year before taxes, from all sources.

    Please enter your partnerís / spouseís annual income before taxes, from all sources. If $0 please enter $0.00

Home duties/Unemployed Details

  1. Your annual salary before tax

    Please enter your personal annual income for the year before taxes, from all sources.

  2. Your other annual income before tax

    Please enter your other annual income for the year before taxes, from all sources.

  3. Your partner's/spouse's income before tax

    Please enter your partnerís / spouseís income for the year before taxes, from all sources.

    Please enter your partnerís / spouseís annual income before taxes, from all sources. If $0 please enter $0.00

Expenses

  1. Household rent / mortgage / board (Monthly)

    Please enter your monthly expenses for Household rent / mortgage / board

  1. Household expenses excluding housing (Monthly)

    Please enter your monthly Household expenses excluding housing

Loans And Liabilities

Balance outstanding
  1.   Home loan: balance outstanding

    Please provide details of Your Home loan Balance. We will use this information as part of our application processing.

Monthly Repayments   Balance outstanding
  1.  
    Car Loans

    Please provide details of Your Car/Personal/Other Loan. We will use this information as part of our application processing.

  2.  
    Personal Loans

    Please provide details of Your Car/Personal/Other Loan. We will use this information as part of our application processing.

  3.  
    Other loans (e.g. investment property mortgage)

    Please provide details of Your Car/Personal/Other Loan. We will use this information as part of our application processing.

  4. Yes No The field selection is mandatory for proceeding ahead

    The field selection is mandatory for proceeding ahead.

Cards Held

  1. Yes No
  1. Card Number *  -   - 
  1. Yes No Do you have any other cards that are NOT American Express?

    Please provide details of credit cards that are NOT held with American Express. We will use this information as part of our application processing.



  1. Combined Credit Card limit for Cards that are NOT American Express

    Please enter combined credit card limit for all your credit cards NOT held with American Express.

  2. Total Credit Card Balance Outstanding for Cards that are NOT American Express*

    Please enter the total balance outstanding for your credit cards NOT held with American Express

Extra Options

Membership Rewards™


Enrol in the Membership Rewards Program and every dollar you spend on your Card earns you Membership Rewards points. Choose the program option that's right for you:

Membership Rewards Choices lets you redeem the points you earn for a wide range of exceptional rewards including travel and accommodation, gift cards for leading retailers, quality household appliances, unique experiences and much more- all for only $40 p.a.

Membership Rewards Ascent, gives you all the benefits of Choices - plus the ability to redeem your points for points in our partner Frequent Flyer and Frequent Guest programs- all for just $80 p.a.

No, I do not wish to enrol at this time.

Supplementary Cards At No Additional Fee

You can apply for a supplementary Card for a partner, family member or friend over 18. You will be the main Cardholder, but the extra Cardholder will be able to make purchases on the Card.

  1. Would you like a Supplementary Card?

    For added flexibility, you can order an extra Card for a partner, family member or friend over 18 years of age. You will be responsible for paying for the charges on the Card.
    You can view the charges made on the extra Card both online and on your paper statements. The extra Cardholder can view their charges online but they will not be able to view your charges or other account activity.

    SUPPLEMENTARY CARD 1

  1. How would you like the extra Cardmember's name to appear on the Card?* This must contain their Surname (Maximum 20 characters).
  2. Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY) *Must be 18 or over  /   / 
  3. Relationship to supplementary Card applicant

    We need this information to help with our application processing

  4. If the Supplementary Card applicant is an existing American Express Card Member, please provide their Card number.

    Supplementary Card Holder's American Express Card number  -   - 

    SUPPLEMENTARY CARD 2

  1. How would you like the extra Cardmember's name to appear on the Card?* This must contain their Surname (Maximum 20 characters).
  2. Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY) *Must be 18 or over  /   / 
  3. Relationship to supplementary Card applicant

    We need this information to help with our application processing

  4. If the Supplementary Card applicant is an existing American Express Card Member, please provide their Card number.

    Supplementary Card Holder's American Express Card number  -   -