Secure key

Everything you need to know about secure keys.

Your key to extra protection


When it comes to your money, you need peace of mind that it's safe. The first direct secure keys are designed to give you extra security and make sure only you can access your account.

If you'd still like to learn more about our Secure Keys, click on one of the links below.


Secure key options

  • guide to making your choice
  • Secure Key
  • Digital Secure Key
  • no secure key
  • FAQs

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Demos and FAQs

  • Secure Key demos
  • Digital Secure Key demos
  • FAQs

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Protecting your money

Your eligible deposits with HSBC Bank plc are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, the UK's deposit protection scheme. This limit is applied to the total of any deposits you have with HSBC Bank plc and first direct.

Any total deposits you hold above the £85,000 limit between HSBC and first direct are not covered.






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