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An easy to use everyday bank account; transfer money to Australia before you leave and do your day-to-day transactions after you arrive in Australia and have been identified in person at an ANZ branch.

Banking for working and living - Access Advantage

What you get

Before you leave:

  • Once you’ve applied for an account, we’ll call to give you your new account details. You can then begin transferring funds straight away.

  • You’ll be able to check that your funds have arrived safely via ANZ Internet Banking.


Once you activate your account on arrival:

  • You won’t need to carry cash around. Pay for your purchases with your own money via your secure ANZ Access Visa Debit card3: online, over the phone, or in store Wherever Visa is accepted.

  • Access to your money on the go with the ANZ goMoneyTM mobile app and ANZ Phone banking.

  • Deposit wages into your new account as soon as you begin working.

  • All of your transactions will be protected by ANZ Falcon™ fraud monitoring.

What happens next…

  • Apply online – it takes less than 10 minutes!
  • Account opened with limited access, we’ll call you within 2 days to give you your account details.
  • You can transfer funds and know it has arrived safely with ANZ Internet Banking.
  • Fully activate your account upon arrival in Australia at any ANZ branch.

Related Topics

Things are a little different here in Australia, so here’s some related information you’ll need to make settling in easier

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