Apply to open a Bank Account

Banks will have a common method of opening a bank account. Once you have chosen a bank you can either apply online by searching for the bank and then follow the steps on each screen or go into a bank where a bank staff member can will help you with the process. The information that will be requested of you will be similar in the steps below-


1. Account type to be opened eg – savings, everyday, credit

<p>1. Account type to be opened eg – savings, everyday, credit</p>

2. Single or joint account

<p>2. Single or joint account</p>

3. Proof of identity EG photo ID, a licence, a passport or a utilities bill

<p>3. Proof of identity EG photo ID, a licence, a passport or a utilities bill</p>

4. Personal Information EG name, date of birth, address

<p>4. Personal Information EG name, date of birth, address</p>

5. Security EG username and password

<p>5. Security EG username and password</p>

6. A bank card will then be issued

<p>6. A bank card will then be issued</p>

7. Follow the steps to activate the card

<p>7. Follow the steps to activate the card</p>

Sorry, this article is for subscribers only.

Subscribe now to unlock this article,
plus a range of exclusive member benefits:

Sign up today for our 15 day FREE trial

Membership costs just $9.95 per month (AUD) for unlimited access. There’s no lock in contracts and no cancellation fees.

Subscribe now and start exploring the benefits:

  • Over 350 online resources
  • ASD, ID & ADHD support
  • Written & visual tools
  • All learning abilities
  • Ready-to-use downloads
  • Global online community
  • Events, workshops & seminars
  • Login anywhere, anytime!
  • No lock in contracts

Find out more →

Join Login