HSBC Lifestyle Education Loan

You may find that a good education can be very expensive to obtain, making you think that the pursuit of higher studies is simply out of reach for you or your child. Our Lifestyle Education Loan will help you or your child reach new heights and go places.

Benefits of an Education Loan

  • No security or personal guarantors required
  • Loan amount up to a maximum of LKR2,500,000
  • Application made jointly with the child (student)
  • Option of repaying the loan based on a reducing balance or an equal installment scheme
  • Flexibility to choose a repayment period of up to 5 years (60 installments)
  • Choice of both fixed and floating rate interest rate options
  • Freedom of making a joint application (spouse only) provided the joint applicant earns the minimum remuneration as specified below

Eligibility criteria for an Education Loan

You're eligible to apply for a Lifestyle Education Loan from HSBC if you are:

  • between 18 and 55 years of age
  • employed in an established company
  • currently employed in a confirmed post
  • earning a net remuneration of LKR20,000 (with a minimum basic salary of LKR15,000) excluding vehicle allowance, if you are an existing HSBC customer
  • earning a net remuneration of LKR30,000 (with a minimum basic salary of LKR25,000) excluding vehicle allowance, if you are a non-HSBC customer

Required documents

You can make an application for a Lifestyle Education Loan by submitting the following:
 
  • a duly completed Lifestyle Loan application — see below —and promissory note 
  • a copy of NIC 
  • a letter from employer confirming employee details (as per the application specimen) 
  • a set of Bank statements and pay slips for the last three months 
  • a copy of a recent utility bill (only for non existing HSBC customers) 
  • the birth certificate of the child (student) 
  • a letter from the educational institution/college confirming the fees

If you meet the eligibility criteria and the documents you provide us are complete, your loan will be approved in principle on the next working day.

Apply online

Leave us your contact details and we will be in touch within 3 working days (during office hours).

Apply in branch

Visit any of our branches and simply speak to one of our customer service representatives. For more details about our Lifestyle Loans, you can also call our Lifestyle Loans hotline on 011 2 511 533.

Things you should know

Loan rates

HSBC Lifestyle Loan rate table
Lifestyle Loan type Floating rate1 Fixed rate (5 years)
Education Loan 16% 16.75%
HSBC Lifestyle Loan rate table
Lifestyle Loan type Education Loan
Floating rate1 16%
Fixed rate (5 years) 16.75%

1Floating interest rates are subject to change in line with market rates. General terms and conditions of HSBC Lifestyle loans apply and the final value will be subject to facility conduct.

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