Eligibility Check you're eligible to apply online

  1. You're 18 years or older.

  2. You’re applying on your own.

  3. You receive a regular income.

  4. You’re an Australian resident for tax purposes.

  5. You're an Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or non-resident holding an acceptable Temporary Residency Visa.

Read important information for visa categories that are not acceptable.

Have these items ready

Be prepared and have the following documents and information ready before you start your application.

  • Maximum credit limit you would like to apply for.

  • Employment details for the past three years.

  • Your financial information - income, assets, debts and expenses.

You may need to provide recent financial documents (such as payslips or bank statements) while applying. Have these ready to speed up your application.

New NAB customers

If you’re a new NAB applicant, or don't have any active NAB accounts, you’ll need to provide at least one of the following forms of ID:

  • Australian driver’s licence, Medicare card, Australian passport or international passport.

Existing NAB customers

Save time by using your personal NAB ID to pre-fill your personal and NAB financial details.

  • You can find your NAB ID on the back of your NAB card or in your NAB app under My Details.

How to apply

Apply online today and start using your card in a few easy steps.

Step 1. Apply online

Allow up to 15 min to complete the application form.

Step 2. Fast outcome

Get a response in 60 seconds for a conditional approval. If your application is conditionally approved, it’s then subject to verification.

Step 3. Processing your application

To verify your application, we may ask you for additional information or documentation, such as payslips or bank statements.

Step 4. Receive your card

If approved, your physical card will arrive within five working days. Activate it by using the NAB app or NAB Internet Banking, calling us or visiting a branch.

Step 5. Start using your card

Find out about digital payments and use this card anywhere Visa is accepted, including for overseas and online purchases.

Credit limit options and fees

The below table explains the credit limits, monthly fee and minimum monthly payment amounts.

Credit limit Minimum monthly payment
$ 1000

$35 minimum monthly payment
($10 monthly fee added to your balance)

$ 2000

$75 minimum monthly payment
($15 monthly fee added to your balance)

$ 3000

$110 minimum monthly payment
($20 monthly fee added to your balance)

Remember, if you don't make any purchases and have an outstanding balance of $0 during the whole statement period, we'll reverse your monthly fee.

Not the right card for you? We can help you choose a different one. 

Ready to apply?

If you've checked you're eligible to apply and have all your documents ready, let's get started.

Terms and Conditions

NAB StraightUp Card Terms and Conditions apply. Monthly fee may be payable. Approval and credit limit are subject to NAB's credit assessment criteria. Information, including fees are subject to change.

NAB StraightUp Card, NAB Internet Banking and NAB App issued by National Australia Bank Limited.