Open Banking and Bankwest APIs

What’s Open Banking?

Open Banking aims to give consumers greater access to data about banking products. It’s part of a new law introduced by the Australian Government known as the Consumer Data Right (CDR).

When will Open Banking be ready at Bankwest?

It’ll take time before all types of data can be shared, so here’s a timeline for developers and our customers.

From 2020

1 October – product data APIs available for credit cards, deposit accounts and transaction accounts.

From 2021

1 February – product data APIs available for home loans, personal loans and offset accounts.

1 July – Bankwest customers can share basic account info and transactions for credit cards, deposit accounts and transaction accounts. Product data APIs available for overdrafts and more complex business products.

1 November – Bankwest customers can share basic account info and transactions for home loans, personal loans and offset accounts.

From 2022

1 February – Bankwest customers can share basic account info and transactions for overdrafts and more complex business products.

Are you a developer?

You can access Bankwest product data using the Bankwest product APIs.​

Our product APIs:​

  • Contain data about Bankwest products that consumers could review on product comparison websites​
  • Include products required to be disclosed by the CDR​
  • Have been created to comply with the Consumer Data Standards.
     

​See the Consumer Data Right Rules for further information.

How our product APIs work

You can make a request with an HTTP Get request to the applicable product API endpoint using all the mandatory parameters defined in the API specifications at the links below. The response format will be in accordance with the Consumer Data Standards. No authentication is required as the APIs are public.

Product API

See the Bankwest products that are available and the features, rates and fees.

Our Product API includes transaction accounts, savings accounts, term deposits, credit cards, personal loans and home loans.

API URL: https://open-api.bankwest.com.au/bwpublic/cds-au/v1/banking/products

​Find out more about product data API specifications in the Consumer Data Standards.

Product details API

See detailed information on a Bankwest product that’s currently disclosed.​

API URL: https://open-api.bankwest.com.au/bwpublic/cds-au/v1/banking/products/{productId}

Find out more about product data API specifications in the Consumer Data Standards.

Need more help?

Got a technical question or issue? Email us at openbankingsupport@cba.com.au and let us know it’s a Bankwest product API query.


Open Banking support for Bankwest is provided by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. To learn more about Open Banking at CommBank, visit their website.