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Am I eligible for a bank account in Australia?


To be eligible for a bank account in Australia you must:

  • Be 12 years of age or over
  • Be arriving in Australia within 12 months
  • Hold the account in your name only and make a deposit into the account within 6 months
  • Complete an identity check within 12 months. Note you will not be able to make withdrawals until you have completed this identity check
  • Want access to Online Banking and are happy to receive e-Statements


Find out more about Banking in Australia