what you will need

To save you time, here’s a checklist of what you’ll need to apply:

Identification details for new customers

If you’re brand new to Bankwest, welcome! Once your application is approved, we’ll need to confirm who you are by popping into your nearest Bankwest store with an original or certified copy of your choice of the following:

one form of primary ID with a photo (i.e. passport or driver’s license) or
two forms of primary ID without a photo (i.e. birth certificate and government benefits card) or
one form of primary ID without a photo (i.e. birth certificate or Citizenship papers), plus one form of secondary ID (i.e. a utility bill)

To see what else you can use as ID documents, check out our simple guidelines.

Not near a Bankwest store? No worries! Print out our Personal Loan Identify Verification Form (PDF) and take it down to your local Australian Post Bank@Post outlet along with your ID.

Details for new and existing customers

Whether a new or an existing customer, you may also need to provide us with additional information, such as:

Proof of income

your two latest original pay slips displaying your employer's name (must not be hand written) or last year's group certificate or tax return
3 months of most recent consecutive bank statements showing salary credits (only if being credited to a non Bankwest account)
if you are self-employed, we will need your financial statements with tax returns for the last two years
confirmation of other income by way of written evidence (e.g. Centrelink, benefits, Notice of Assessment)
if you receive rental income please provide a rental agreement or yearly rental statement from your managing agent

Debt Consolidation/ Refinance Motor Vehicle debt from other financial institutions

3 months of most recent statements for each of your loans/debt

Secured Loans (Car Loans)

signed contract of sale as provided by dealer
vehicle registration papers or Tax Invoice showing the vehicle details. The vehicle must be registered in the State in which you live.
Bankwest Private Sale Disclaimer Form (PDF, 33.37109375KB) (for private car sales)
certificate of currency for comprehensive car insurance papers

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