Getting Started with a NAB Business Options Loan

A NAB Business Options Loan is a simple loan suitable for SMEs, including sole traders, partnerships, trusts and registered companies. If you're looking to make your next purchase, or fund growth, we want to make the process easy. Apply online today and have a NAB business banking specialist contact you.

Here's what you get

  • The ability to borrow from $20,000

  • A straightforward monthly service fee

  • Loan terms up to 30 years available* (subject to qualifying criteria)


  • The choice of principal and interest, interest only, or a combination of the two when choosing your repayment type

  • Redraw extra funds you’ve paid into your loan if you’re on a variable interest rate

  • Repayment cycles to suit your business needs, with monthly, quarterly, half-yearly or annual options available

  • Ability to lock in a great low rate providing price certainty for interest and repayments throughout the fixed period


• Borrow up to $2 million with our fast-tracked application process#;

• With loans secured up to 80% by commercial property value or up to 100% by residential property value~

• Add a home loan with 12 months management figures

Speak with your banker today.

Benefits for your business


Flexible interest rate options help match your business needs.


Great for purchasing an existing business, funding expansion or investing to grow.


Monthly, quarterly, half-yearly or annual repayment cycles available.

Standard rates and fees

Rates and fees will depend on your individual circumstances.

Variable rates are comprised of the Business Options Prime Indicator Rate plus or minus a personalised lending margin.

Our current Business Options Prime Indicator Rate is available on our business lending indicator rates page.

Interest rates and loan features explained

Understanding the different types of interest rates and loan features will help you make an informed choice for your business.

What to consider before applying

  • Loan purpose and amount – make sure you’ve considered your financial position and know how much you need to borrow, but more importantly, how much you’ll be able to repay.
  • Security – we’ll need to secure your loan using property or some other asset. Make sure you have the details of your security handy when completing the application.
  • Credit check – we’ll ask for your consent to perform a credit check as part of the online application.
  • Banking history – if you’re an existing customer, providing details of a NAB business account may enable us to streamline your application and provide a quicker decision.
  • Documentssee what documents you’ll need to apply.

Once you’ve submitted your online application, we’ll call you within one to two business days with a decision or to discuss your application further.

If you don’t want to apply online or want to know more:

  • contact your NAB Business Banker
  • call us on 13 10 12 from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday, or 9am to 6pm on weekends (AEST/AEDT)
  • request a call back.

Get started with your new NAB Business Options Loan

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Important information

* Terms of up to 30 years

Terms of up to 30 years are available subject to qualifying criteria.

Economic cost and fees may apply if you swap from a fixed to a variable interest rate before the end of a fixed rate period, or if you make additional repayments during a fixed rate period.

Lending criteria and terms and conditions apply (available on application).

#The fast-tracked application process is only available for new lending of up to $2m on a new NAB Business Options Loan (includes refinance from other financial institutions and new lending to existing customers). There is no guarantee that your application will follow the fast-tracked application process. Your application may follow a slower process if, for example, your application is complex, you operate in a high risk industry or, as part of your application, NAB requires you to provide additional information.

~Not available for certain industries, loan purposes, transaction and security types including commercial property investment or development security (owner occupied allowed); Self-Managed Superannuation Fund and Land Banking; Rural property freehold; and Clearing ATO arrears. Certain restrictions apply to Home Lending as a joint application. Information correct as at 23 July 2021 and subject to change.

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