About bank guarantee


  • Earn extra revenue – for cash-covered bank guarantees, you can earn interest on money you would otherwise have paid to the third party 
  • Create stronger business relationships – give your customers and suppliers the security of knowing that payment is guaranteed
  • Take advantage of business opportunities right away – we can provide a cash-covered bank guarantee within 3 business days once the application is received*


Security options

  • You can provide security for a bank guarantee from a full range of assets including cash, and commercial, residential or rural property
  • For cash-covered guarantees you can choose from a number of investment accounts, including term deposits, to earn interest on your secured cash


SmartSign is an Australian banking first that helps you get your new bank guarantee sooner. Once you have provided the required information, SmartSign allows you to receive and accept your bank guarantee documents online. So there's no need to print a page, obtain a witness signature or even find a pen. And because SmartSign is online, provided you have an internet connection, you can access it anywhere, anytime.

  • Currently available for cash-covered bank guarantees under $250,000
  • Security documents can be completed via your computer, tablet or smart phone from anywhere in the world
  • Your customer or supplier can be emailed the bank guarantee directly for fast and easy delivery

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Important information

*Applies to bank guarantees which are 100% secured by cash. Other conditions apply.

Applications for finance are subject to the Bank’s normal credit approval. Full terms and conditions are included in the loan offer. Bank fees and charges may apply.