Setting up a bank account

National Australia Bank (NAB)

Whether you’re moving to Australia to live, work, start a business, study or for a working holiday, we understand that moving to a new country can be both exciting and challenging. That’s why we place a real emphasis on providing our customers with a simple and personal service to arrange your banking in Australia up to 12 months before you arrive in the country.

Banking in Australia

The Group‘s banking services in Australia are provided by National Australia Bank. Known locally as NAB, the bank has been helping its customers for over 150 years. In addition to being one of Australia‘s largest personal banks, NAB is also Australia‘s leading business bank and is one of Australia‘s most recognized private wealth organisations.

NAB offers you a national network of branches, access to over 3,400 ATM’s nationally with no additional fees and a full suite of banking and wealth creation solutions.

NAB Migrant Banking Service

Our service starts with our dedicated migrant banking teams who are based in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Mumbai, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore, all of which have significant experience working with migrants and international students. Our service includes:

  • A simple one page online application.
  • Fast account opening.
  • The ability to open up your account up to a year before you arrive in Australia.
  • A dedicated named banker who can speak your language (subject to availability) and who understands the unique needs as a new arrival to the country.
  • Your debit cards ready for you on arrival in Australia.
  • A simple identification process, just present your passport to your dedicated banker within 6 weeks of arriving in Australia.
  • ATM access in eight different languages including Arabic (modern simplified), Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), English, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese.
  • Simple accounts with no application fees, no minimum deposit and no monthly account servicing fees.
  • Option of an on-line savings account that pays competitive interest.

Open an Australian bank account – apply now

Or check out the PDF for more information: NSM10006_NAB_Mobility_ACC_R1

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