This is known as exercising your 'first right of appropriation'. You can choose to send a letter in your own name or in joint names. You may have a debt in. Download application forms for HSBC credit card, loans, mortgages, Balance to Income(BTI), business banking and more in our form center online. Example of a direct way of asking for a bank statement: With all due respect, I request you to mail me my previous Period bank statement that is from Date to.