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Open your Australian bank account

Moving to Australia? Start your new life today, with Australia’s leading bank.

Moving to Australia is more than a chance of address. It’s a brand new lifestyle to navigate. But first there’s the admin. Commonwealth Bank can quickly organise your bank account today. So there’s one less thing to worry about when you arrive. 

Banking in Australia

Commonwealth Bank has been helping customers move their finances to Australia since 1949. Our dedicated International Premier and Retail Banking team are only a phone call or email away.

The security of Australia’s leading bank

As Australia’s leading provider of integrated financial services, Commonwealth Bank combine strength and security with the backing of specialist teams, services and an extensive range of flexible and competitively prices products.

Enjoy the convenience of:

  • More than 950 branches nationally
  • Australia’s largest bank ATM network
  • NetBank, where you can access and manage your money online – anywhere, anytime
  • The award-winning Commbank app, the easy way to bank on the go
  • Personalised support of a Relationship Manager when you earn an annual income of AU$80,000 or above*
  • Instant account opening and a dedicated support team

Opening an account with the Commonwealth Bank is fast, easy, secure and provides you with instant access to your account details. You can start transferring money to your new Australian account straightaway+ and view your balance online before you arrive, using Australia’s number one online bank NetBank^.

To instantly open an account or for personal support, simply click here.

Things you should know: Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124 is incorporated in Australia. *We will need to verify your proof of income and visa to qualify for this service. +Customers will be able to withdraw their funds once they arrive in Australia and identify themselves at a Commonwealth Bank branch. ^Customers will have limited access to NetBank until they arrive in Australia and identify themselves at a Commonwealth Bank branch.

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