The banking services will be an important tool during your stay in Australia. A savings account, for example, will allow you to make international payments and transfers as well as receive payments from your employer, do online payments and beyond. 

Thanks to the close relationship we have with the biggest bank in Australia, The Commonwealth, you will  be able to arrive in Australia already with a bank account since the first day! The best of all? It is FREE*


* The opening and maintenance of your account will not have any fee as long as you keep being an international student.


Banking in Australia

Migrating to Australia is much more than just a change of address. While it’s an exciting time, it can also
be stressful. The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has been helping customers move their finances to
Australia since 1949. With support from a dedicated global Migrant Financial Services team, you can be
confident that your finances are in good hands.


The security of Australia’s largest bank

As Australia’s leading provider of integrated financial services, we combine strength and security with the
backing of specialist teams, services and an extensive range of flexible, competitively priced products.


You can also enjoy the convenience of:



  • More than 1,000 branches nationally

  • Over 4,000 Automated Telling Machines (ATMs)

  • NetBank, where you can access and manage your money online – anywhere, anytime

  • Our award-winning CommBank app, the easy way to bank on the go

  • Personalised support of a Relationship Manager*.


Instant account opening and a dedicated support team

Opening an account with the Commonwealth Bank is fast, effortless and secure and provides you with
instant access to your account details. You can start transferring money to your new Australian
account straightaway** and view your balance online before you arrive, using NetBank***.
To open an account or to find out more, simply visit or email us

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