Commonwealth Bank

Before we begin ...

  • At least one ID – Medicare card, driver’s licence, passport or birth certificate
  • Business details including ABN/ACN, registered office address
  • Full name and home address of any directors and shareholders.

Not a sole trader or a private company with up to two directors?

Fill in our Business Banking Application Form instead and we’ll get in touch within two business days to discuss your best option.


About you and your business

Start your application by choosing a password and get set up in NetBank.

With NetBank you can:

  • Complete Step 2 and 3 at any time;
  • Save and view your application progress; and
  • Manage your money on the go.

Step 2

Secure online ID check

We verify everyone who opens an account with us. It’s our way of ensuring you are who you say you are. It’s easy and safe.

By completing your ID check online you’ll save yourself a trip to a branch. We’ll let you know immediately when it’s been successful.

Get at least one ID handy:

  • Driver's licence
  • Medicare card
  • Passport
  • Birth certificate
Step 3

Secure online business verification

To get your account/s up and running, we need to verify your business details with ASIC.

We’ll also ask you a bit about your industry to satisfy our legal and compliance obligations.

Our real-time check is quick and secure.

Get your business details handy:

  • Registered office address
  • Full name and home address of any directors or shareholders.