Support for expatriots

Support for expatriates

Explore Schwab's services for U.S. expatriates.

We understand that as an American living outside the U.S., you may face some difficult challenges. That's why we aim to make your financial transition as smooth as possible. We can help you invest in U.S. markets while living abroad, access U.S. dollar–based accounts, and provide reporting for U.S. tax filing.

Professional Support

Our investment professionals can help guide you through the account opening process and answer your questions. You will have access to:

  • An international wire team to facilitate currency exchanges and money movement.
  • Online workshops showcasing Schwab's platforms, market insights, and trading education.
  • Local and U.S.-based client support and specialists to discuss specific investing or trading needs.
Professional Support

Account Features for U.S. Expatriates

As a U.S. citizen living abroad, you'll enjoy a number of advantages with Schwab, including:

  • Convenient access to your money through Electronic Funds Transfer Service.
  • Simplified U.S. tax reporting due to all accounts being U.S.-domiciled dollar accounts. 
  • Clear online reporting and a 1099 form to help your IRS filing.
Account Features for U.S. Expatriates

Access Schwab Trading Platforms

You'll have access to market insights and online tools.

  • You can stay connected to the markets and trade via the Schwab website using your computer, tablet, and mobile device.
  • Active traders have access to StreetSmart Edge®, our advanced trading platform, which is intuitive and easy to use.
Access Schwab Trading Platforms


Have more questions? We're here to help.

  • Call

    Phone: +65 6021 8070

    Singapore support:
    Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm (SGT)

    U.S. support:
    24x5 Customer Service
    Monday 1:00 am to Saturday 1:00 am (U.S. EST)

  • Email

  • Visit Us

    Charles Schwab SG Pte. Ltd.
    1 Temasek Avenue #15-02
    Millenia Tower, Singapore 039192

    Office hours
    Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (SGT)