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How to open your Australian bank account

NAB account Opening a NAB bank account before you arrive means you have one thing less to do when you land in Australia and you can even transfer funds into your account up to 12 months before you arrive.

Australian Banking in 3 easy steps

Step 1 : Apply for your account in less than 10 minutes online.

Apply online

We don’t need copies of your identification or any other documents at this stage, but we'll need to check them once you are here in Australia.

 

Step 2: Once approved, receive your welcome email and all your important banking information

Your welcome email will include your account details, named banker’s contact information and branch location. You can choose to transfer funds into your account at your convenience before you arrive.

Please note that your account can receive funds, however withdrawals can not be made until you arrive and pass the necessary identification requirements.

 

Step 3: Arrive in Australia and meet your banker to be formally identified

Once you have successfully provided proof of your identity as required by Australian law, your named banker will activate your account and provide you with your new bank cards.

You can now access any funds you had transferred before you left home.


Read about the Terms & Conditions  and Privacy Policy for NAB personal bank accounts.

 

 

Contact Migrant Banking

Australia

Level 8 (8.602) 700 Bourke Street,
Docklands, Victoria, 3008
Australia

Service Hours:  9:00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. AEST, (Monday to Friday)

Tel: +61 (0)3 8634 1393
nab.migrant.banking@nab.com.au

 

New Zealand

Level 4 Quay Park,
30 Mahuhu Crescent, Auckland 1010,
New Zealand

Service Hours:  9:00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Tel: +64 (0)9 976 6318
bnzmigrant.banking@bnz.co.nz

 

United Kingdom

88 Wood Street
London, EC2V 7QQ
United Kingdom

Service Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Tel: +44 (0)207 710 1930
migrant.banking@eu.nabgroup.com

 

China:

Beijing Branch
Tel: +86 10 6535 9800

Shanghai Branch
Tel: +86 21 2089 0288

Service Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

nab.migrant.banking@nab.com.au

Hong Kong

Level 32, Hysan Place,
500 Hennessy Road Hong Kong

Service Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Tel: +852 2822 5342
nabhk_enquiry@nabasia.com

India:

901, 9th Floor, Nariman Bhavan
227 Backbay Reclamation
Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021
India

Service Hours:
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Monday to Friday)
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Saturday)

Tel: +91 22 6198 8200
nabin_migrantbanking@nabasia.com