apply online

Applying online for one of our savings accounts or term deposits is quick and easy.

What you will need:

  • an Australian residential address
  • if you’re new to Bankwest: at least 2 forms of the following identification: Driver’s Licence, Medicare, Passport (learn more about electronic ID check)
  • for TeleNet Saver and Smart eSaver: your Bankwest transaction account details (BSB and account number) that will be linked to your new savings account
  • for Online Term Deposit: your linked account details (BSB and account number of a transaction account you hold with Bankwest or any other Australian financial institution)

What happens after applying online?

  • you will receive a confirmation email
  • if we have all the information we need, your account will be opened straight away. Happy days!
  • if you need to complete the ID checks you may need to visit a Bankwest store or participating Post Office. We’ll let you know if this is required as soon as you submit your application.

Apply now for a savings account or term deposit:

Not sure if you want to apply for an account online? That's ok, there are other ways for you to apply take your pick from these options.

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