Eligibility criteria for applying online

To apply online, please ensure you meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • You are a sole trader, a partnership, a director of an Australian private company or a trustee of a trust.

  • You are living in Australia and an Australian resident for tax purposes.

  • Your ABN or ACN is active, unless you’re a sole trader, joint venture or trust with no ABN.

What you’ll need

New NAB customers

Have ready at least two of the below forms of ID to complete security identification. Providing more documents will streamline the account opening process.

  • Australian passport

  • Foreign passport

  • Medicare card

  • Australian driver’s licence

If you're going to select Australian driver’s licence, you'll need to provide your driver’s licence card number and your licence number. How to find your driver’s licence and card numbers.

Existing NAB Customers

Save time by supplying your NAB ID and password when you start your online application. Have your mobile phone handy to complete SMS authentication. 

Note, your NAB ID is an 8 to 10 digit number you use to log into NAB Internet Banking. You can find it above the black strip on the back of your NAB debit or credit card.

Begin your application

Please be aware that your information will be collected and processed as you go through the form. For more information on how we collect and use your data, review our Privacy notification.

Need help?

A Business Banker may be able to assist you with your application. If you would like to request a call back we can help.

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