Give it a shot

Got a bill in front of you? Take a photo of it with your iPhone. Image capture technology in the CommBank app scans your bill then automatically populates the details, so you can pay it straight away.

Image: take a photo of a bill with your mobile and pay it with the CommBank app

Start using Photo-a-bill

What you'll need:

  1. The latest version of the  CommBank app
  2. A paper copy of a bill that allows BPAY® payments

New to CommBank?

Download the app and then open an everyday bank account to get started with Photo-a-bill.

How to pay a bill 

Step 1 - login in and tap on BPAY symbol (3rd item, on the lower right hand side of the start screen)

Log on to the CommBank app and tap on the BPAY symbol.

Step 2: select an existing biller or create a new one by tapping on the plus symbol (top right of screen)

Choose a biller from your address book or tap on the + symbol to add a new biller

Step 3: point your phone camera at the bill and take the photo

Put the bill on a flat, contrasting surface. Include the entire page including BPAY payment details in your shot, then take a photo. 

Step 4: pay your bill by tapping on 'Pay' in the top right corner

Check the amount is correct before you tap Pay.

100% security guarantee

We’ll cover any loss due to unauthorised transactions on your account, as long as you protect your cards, devices, client numbers, PINs, passwords and any other access methods, and immediately notify us of their loss, theft or misuse or any suspicious activity on your account.

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Things you should know

Photo-a-bill is currently only available for iPhone 5 and above.

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BPAY is a registered trademark of BPAY Pty Limited ABN 69 079 137 518.