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Australian Banking - Commonwealth Bank

Visa Bureau is not affiliated with the Australian Government but is an independent UK company. Australian visas are available from the Australian Government at a lower cost or for free when you apply directly. Our comprehensive visa and immigration services include immigration advice from registered migration agents, an exceptional success rate, document checking and visa processing.

Visa Bureau, in partnership with Commonwealth Bank are able to offer an online application service for new and existing Visa Bureau customers.

Migrating to Australia is much more than just a change of address. While it’s an exciting time, it can also be stressful. There’s so much to think about – from settling in to a new job and finding somewhere to live, to organising transport and sorting out bills in a new country.
With personalised* support from Commonwealth Bank, you can have one less thing to worry about - banking in Australia.

The security of Australia’s largest bank.

As Australia’s leading provider of integrated financial services, we combine strength and security with the backing of specialist teams, services, an extensive range of flexible, competitively priced products and Australia’s largest financial services network.

Commonwealth Bank Debit Card
Commonwealth Bank Everyday Account

You will enjoy the convenience of:

  • more than 1,100 branches nationally and 3,700 Australia Post agencies.
  • over 4,200 Automated Telling Machines (ATMs).
  • 249,000 Commonwealth Bank supported EFTPOS terminals across Australia.
  • 10 call centres, which handle over 120 million calls annually.
  • NetBank, Australia’s # 1 online bank with over five million customers.
  • our free CommBank app, a market-leading app for compatible iPhone, Android and Windows 8 smartphones^ to bank with us on the go.

Instant account opening and a dedicated support team.

Opening an account with CommBank is fast, effortless and secure and provides you with instant access to your account details. We are one of the few Australian banks able to offer this benefit. You can start transferring money to your new Australian account straightaway and view your balance online before you arrive, using NetBank, Australia’s # 1 online bank.

Many migrants tell us they are surprised how different banking is in Australia, compared to what they’re used to. Many wish they’d had someone to help them learn what they need to know. Commonwealth Bank’s dedicated Migrant Financial Services team can help to bridge the gaps in your knowledge, so you can navigate the Australian financial system with confidence.

Open an Australian bank account today! 

Applying is fast and easy, and the online application should only take minutes to complete. All you'll need to provide is:

You can also contact the Commonwealth Bank today for more information:

Phone: +44 (0)845 074 2657
Email: (referencing Visa Bureau)

Important Information: Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 123 123 124 is incorporated with limited liability, registered in England No. BR250 and authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Services Authority. Visa Bureau and Commonwealth Bank of Australia are separate entities who have entered into a commission sharing agreement. For all enquires on bank accounts and applications, please contact the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.