How do I verify my identity?
You’ll need to complete an identity check before you can open an account with Westpac.
If you live in Australia
You can complete an identity check when you open an account online. Have ready two forms of ID from the following:
- Australian passport
- Australian driver’s licence
- Medicare card
If you're new to Australia
You'll most likely need to visit a branch to complete an identity check once you arrive in Australia. Bring along as many items as you can from our . It's okay if you don't have all of them, but make sure you bring the following at a minimum:
- Your passport and Australian residential address
- A valid visa