A notarized written request to close the account from the beneficiary making the request along with:1. A copy of the picture identification of the beneficiary (Passport or Driver's License would be acceptable forms of ID).2. An original death certificate or a certified copy of the original death certificate from the original issuing agent.3. Will (If any)4. Authority letterNote: If the account has multiple beneficiaries, all beneficiaries should provide the required documentation so that the account may be closed, with closing checks issued at the same time.*Documents should be sent to:ATTN: Legal Paper ProcessingHSBC Bank USA, N.A.2929 Walden Ave Pole C84Depew, NY 14043Once all of the paperwork is received by Legal Paper Processing, they will process the request. The normal turnaround time from receipt of documents is two weeks. If additional information is required to complete the request, a certified letter will be sent requesting any other needed documents.If you need assistance from the Legal Department: (877) 874-2403.