HSBC Personal Loan Review (2020)
Best for long term loan tenures
- One of the lowest interest rates in the market at 3.7% p.a.
- Offers the longest loan tenure of up to 7 years
- Lowest annual income eligibility for expats at S$40,000
- 1-minute in-principle approval on loan applications
- Loan tenures of 6 and 7 years are only applicable to salaried employees
- Loan amount of up to 8X of monthly salary is only applicable for income earners of S$120,000 and above
- Overdue interest: 2.5% + prevailing interest on overdue amount
|Summary of Product|
Interest Rate: As low as 3.7% p.a (EIR 7% p.a)
Loan Tenures: Choice of 1 to 7 years
Max. Credit Limit: Up to 8X of monthly salary
Min. Loan Amount: S$5,000
Turnaround Time: 1-minute in-principle approval
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Why should you choose HSBC Personal Loan?
Attractive interest rate from as low as 3.7% p.a (EIR 7% p.a)Exclusively on SingSaver, HSBC offers a flat interest rate from as low as 3.7% p.a (EIR 7% p.a) for all eligible income earners of S$30,000 and above. Here is the full summary of the interest rates for all tenures for HSBC Personal Loan.
Zero processing fees and 1-minute approvalThe one-time processing fee charge of S$88 for online applications is waived for you. Upon the approval, you may get the cash disbursement as quickly as the next working day.
Upsized loan tenures and capHSBC Personal Loan is ideal for those who may require a larger loan to be serviced over a longer time horizon, while taking advantage of the low annual interest rate. Applicants earning between S$30,000 and S$120,000 can get up to 4X of monthly salary, whereas S$120,000 and above earners get up to 8X.
Lowest income criteria for foreignersExpats earning S$40,000 and above can qualify for the HSBC Personal Loan, with other banks’ minimum income criteria usually set at S$60,000. An employment pass with at least 12 months’ validity from the loan disbursement date is needed to be eligible for the loan.
Who can apply?
|Age Requirement||21 - 65 years old|
|Annual Income Requirement||Singaporeans/PRs: S$30,000 Foreigners: S$40,000|
What charges or fees should you look out for?
|Early Redemption fee||2.5% of redemption amount|
|Overdue Interest||2.5% + prevailing interest on overdue amount|
|Late Payment fee||S$75 for each monthly repayment that is not received in full by due date|
How to apply?
|Salaried employees||Last 3 months' computerised payslip; OR Latest Income Tax Notice of Assessment with latest 1 month's computerised payslip; OR latest 6 months' CPF statement (if Singaporean/PR)|
|Self-employed||Last 2 years’ Notice of Assessment|
|All Applicants||Front and back of NRIC/Passport/Employment Pass Completed and signed Letter of Instruction|
Other Personal Loans for your considerationHSBC Personal Loan not the right fit? You may consider the following personal loans:
Appendix: Summary of Interest Rate for all tenures
|Loan Tenure||Flat Interest Rate (p.a)||Effective Interest Rate (p.a)||Processing Fee||Monthly Instalments|