How to open an international bank account with Commonwealth Bank from Overseas
August 24, 2018

How to open an international bank account with Commonwealth Bank from Overseas

Planning to study or live in Australia? If yes, then taking care of your banking or personal finance needs, even before you reach the shores is very important. You need to prepare for all circumstances, especially so, when you are in unknown territory. This fact holds true that regardless of whether you are a student who’s trying to study abroad, or professional seeking to migrate.

To make it simple for you, we at Aussizz Group, have put together a straightforward, step-by-step tutorial just for you:

1. For opening an account with Commonwealth Bank, click on the link:

2. Click on the ‘Open Now’ tab, that you can see on the right side of the page. 

3. The page will prompt you with two options – Everyday account smart access and Student everyday account smart access. Select whichever suits you the best.

4. Select the type of account. You will reach a page where you can start setting up your account. Start by clicking OK over here.

Now, we have to fill a few question fields:

  • Is the account for you or someone else?
  • When do you think you will reach Australia?
  • Details regarding Name, Last Name, Middle Name.
  • Language, preferred language, email address, country code and phone number.
  • Date of birth, postal code, country.

5. Select your branch, depending on whichever is closest to you. You can see it on the map.

6. What Type of Visa do you have? Fill out the details and click on OK.

7. Select your work and job category. Click on OK.

8. Declare how much will you earn each other, or give a rough estimate. Select the preferred bracket, and click on OK.

9. Create your new bank password. Here, you have to enter your net banking password for login and every time you use it.

10. Now, you can transfer money to your Commonwealth Bank account from a different country, and use it when you arrive in Australia.

At Aussizz Group, we provide expert guidance for those looking to apply for permanent residence in Australia, New Zealand, Canada. You can reach out to us if you need any assistance.

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