Banking in Australia
Open your Australian bank account before you leave home
We understand that moving to a new country can be daunting. That’s why we place a real emphasis on providing our customers with a personal service.
We have a team of migrant banking experts who understand that as a newly arrived migrant or worker you have unique needs and will use their experience to help make your move as simple as possible.
Before you arrive in Australia we can help you get started by opening an Australian bank account, so that you can have easy access to funds on arrival.
We will also put you in contact with one of our dedicated bankers in Australia, who understand the unique needs of a newly arrived migrant.
When you arrive in Australia your banker will sit down with you and take you through our comprehensive suite of banking solutions and highlight how we may be able to assist you select the banking products and services you need to build your new life in Australia.
Our service includes:
- A simple one page online application form (takes about 10 mins to complete).
- Fast account opening.
- The ability to open your account up to a year before arriving in Australia.
- Dedicated named banker, who understands your unique needs as a new migrant or worker.
- Debit cards ready for you on arrival in Australia.
- Simple identification process, just present your passport to your dedicated banker with 6 weeks of arrival.
As one of Australia’s largest banks, NAB provides a full range of financial services. With a national network of branches, access to over 3,400 ATM’s nationally without charge and a full suite of banking and wealth creation solutions, we have been helping our customers fulfill their financial aspirations for over 152 years.