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Australian Banking - Commonwealth Bank

Travelling to Australia as a working holiday maker or permanent migrant? If so, then you may wish to open an Australian bank account before you leave the UK, allowing you to transfer your funds to Australia ready for your arrival.

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

The Commonwealth Bank is one of Australia's largest banks, and by using their online form, you can open an account prior to leaving the UK.

Why choose Commonwealth Bank?

Commonwealth Bank has been helping customers move their finances to Australia since 1949. With an office based in London, and support from dedicated International Customer Services offices throughout Australia, you can be confident that your finances will be in good hands. Their specialised team can help you:

Once you are in Australia

Once you arrive, you can bank at more than 1,000 branches, over 4,000 ATMs and in excess of 3,700 agencies. You can also use NetBank, their award-winning Internet banking website. You will have 24 hour, 7 day a week access via Internet and telephone banking, and with a wide range of banking products available, the Commonwealth Bank can assist you with all your banking needs. 

Your new Australian bank account will be activated as soon as you are identified in your nominated Commonwealth Bank branch in Australia.

Opening 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:

What's more, if you've previously made a working holiday visa application with the Australian Visa Bureau, you can log in to populate the bank account application form with your previously provided information, meaning it could take just moments to check your information and make your application!

Or, contact the Commonwealth Bank today for more information:

Phone: +44 (0)845 074 2657
Email: (quoting 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.