If you’re applying for a personal loan online, you can use our electronic ID check.
Visit your local Bankwest branch with an original or certified copy of one of the following:
For more detailed information, see a handy list of ID we’ll accept.
Your current employment circumstances will determine what documents we’ll need to see.
If you earn PAYG income not paid into a Bankwest account you’ll need to provide two of your most recent consecutive payslips.
We’ll need to see two of your most recent Notices of Assessment from the Australian Taxation Office showing your earnings for these financial years. We may also need copies of your taxation and financial reports from your accountant. These must be from within 18 months of the application submission date.
Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF)?
You’ll need to supply the most recent SMSF member benefit statement and a letter from your financial planner or accountant. The letter needs to confirm you’re receiving payments from the fund and show your balance, minimum payment amount, tax and tax free components, and ‘pension’ status.
retail or industry superannuation fund?
You’ll need the most recent statement of your super balance, including evidence of regular and ongoing payments. Where the payment amounts are not shown, we’ll also need three months’ statements showing the credits to your bank account.
You’ll need your most recent pension statement showing current payments.
You’ll need a current, signed rental tenancy agreement or three months of rental income credits to your bank account. You can also bring a rental statement from your managing agent from the past two months, or your two most recent tax returns where the property is already held.
If you’re refinancing debt(s) from another financial institution, you’ll need to provide your most recent consecutive bank statements from the last three months for each debt being consolidated. We’ll accept printouts from online banking. The statements must show the:
If you’re applying for a Secured Car Loan, you may need to provide some extra documents once your loan is conditionally approved.
If you plan on buying a vehicle from a dealership we’ll need:
If you plan on buying a vehicle by private sale, please provide the:
If you want to use your own vehicle as security for the loan, we'll ask you for your:
Start your application process for the loan that suits you.
If you’re conditionally approved, we’ll email you and ask you to provide your supporting documents.
You can bring the documents to a branch or send them in to us. When sending documents you must quote your reference number, which you’ll receive during the application process.
Once we’ve received your documents we’ll validate your application. If we need more information we’ll contact you.