Open an account

How to open a bank account

New customers:

You can apply online in a few minutes for an Airpoints™ Debit MasterCard®.

If you'd like to open another type of account, you can pop into your nearest branch and talk to one of our team. To save time, it's better to make an appointment first and remember to bring acceptable identification with you.

Click here for a list of acceptable verification documentation and proof of your address.

Alternatively, you can fill in an online application form for some of our accounts and services and we'll contact you - apply online

To help you choose a transaction or savings account that suits you, you may find our Accounts Chooser helpful.

Conditions apply and in some cases further documentation is required. To apply for everyday business accounts, please contact one of our Business Managers.

Current Westpac online banking customers:

It's easy to open an account using Westpac One®, as we will fill in your details where we can.

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