Make sure you:
Due to the current travel restrictions, please ensure your travel plans have been confirmed before you proceed to opening an account. For more information, please visit commbank.com.au/movingtoaustralia.
Provide us with your details, including your name (as it appears on your passport), your current address, email and phone number.
Once you get to Australia, call into your chosen branch to identify and order your debit Mastercard. We'll just need to see your passport, student ID and confirm the countries where you're a tax resident.
After your identification check, start banking straight away. Download the CommBank app or log on to NetBank to manage your money securely. Withdraw cash from any CommBank ATM instantly using Cardless Cash.
You may be eligible for the Streamline Basic account which has no monthly fees, if you (or anyone else you are applying with) holds an Australian Government issued:
Show this card at a branch to apply for the Streamline Basic account.