Incorporated & unincorporated associations

  • Documents to bring

    • The association's constitution or rules
    • The association's full name and any unique registration documents e.g. a Certificate of Incorporation or ACNC Registration Certificate
    • Meeting minutes authorising the opening of a new bank account with details of the individuals authorised to open the account
    • Details of at least two organisation office holders (full name, residential address and date of birth)
  • Who needs to visit a branch?

    • Two office holders including the chairperson, treasurer or public officer
    • Account signatories and beneficial owners1 (new to CommBank)

Charitable & not-for-profit trusts

  • Documents to bring

    • Full signed trust deed or pages with the names of the trust, trustees, beneficiaries and settlors present
    • ATO taxation notice issued in the past 12 months, which includes the trust name 
    • Beneficial owners1 and account signatories may also need to bring personal identification for an ID check
  • Who needs to visit a branch?

    • Trustees
    • Account signatories and beneficial owners1 (new to CommBank)

Registered co-operative

  • Documents to bring

    • The co-operative's full name and registration number, issued by the relevant registration body 
    • Meeting minutes authorising the opening of the new bank account with the full name, address and date of birth details of the individuals authorised to open the account 
    • Beneficial owners1 and account signatories may also need to bring personal identification for an ID check
  • Who needs to visit a branch?

    • A director and your organisation's company secretary (or equivalent officer)
    • Account signatories and beneficial owners1 (new to CommBank)

Domestic proprietary company

  • Documents to bring

    • Australian Company Number (ACN)
    • Certificate of Registration with full address of the principal place of operation and the names of all directors
    • Meeting minutes authorising the opening of the new bank account with the full name, address and date of birth details of the individuals authorised to open the account
  • Who needs to visit a branch?

    • Two directors or a director (if a sole director company)
    • Account signatories and beneficial owners1 (new to CommBank)

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Things you should know

  • 1A beneficial owner owns 25% or more in company shares or is responsible for the strategic or financial decisions because of their position held. For example, a CEO.