Benefits of a NAB Classic Banking account
Get ready for your move to Australia. With an easy online application, you'll be able to open an account up to 12 months before your arrival.
Save money on fees
No monthly account fees, withdrawal fees or overdrawn fees.
Secure and convenient banking
Digital banking made easy with NAB Internet Banking and the NAB app.
Easily add accounts
The option to add a NAB iSaver account when you apply for the NAB Classic Banking account.
No monthly minimum deposit required
No need to worry about a monthly minimum deposit, but if you want to start growing your balance before you arrive, you can send money to your account via an international money transfer.
Easy access to your money
When you arrive in Australia you’ll need to present your ID to a NAB branch. You'll then get a NAB Visa Debit card for your everyday spending instore or online. Make payments and transfers, and withdraw money from over 7,000 ATMs across Australia.
Fees and charges
Our low fees help you save money.
Monthly account fees
Save money spent on fees and use for something else.
No fees at over 7,000 ATMs across Australia.
For transactions made within Australia.
If you happen to overdraw your account.
How to open a Classic Banking account
Find out if you're eligible and what you need to do to open an account.
Check your eligibility
Make sure you have the following information
Application process and using your account
Complete the online application for a new NAB account. It takes about 10 minutes to complete.
It takes about three business days for us to process your application. We'll email you a welcome letter with your NAB account details.
You can use Internet Banking to view your balance and transfer funds.
When you arrive in Australia, you'll need to present your ID to a NAB branch. From here you'll be able to withdraw money. We'll also give you the option of a NAB Visa Debit card so you can start making purchases and using ATMs.
Ready to apply for a NAB Classic Banking account?
Apply to open an account in under 10 minutes.
Explore our guides
Want to learn more about moving to Australia? Here are some guides to help you take the next steps.
Help and support
We have a range of useful guides and tools to help you manage your banking.
Other ways we can help
Use our help guides, FAQs and other support services to help you manage your banking more easily.
Visit a NAB branch
Visit your nearest NAB branch to speak to us in person.
Terms and Conditions
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NAB is incorporated in Australia, registered office 800 Bourke Street, Docklands, Victoria, 3008, is an Australian Financial Service Licensee and regulated in respect of its deposit taking business by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA).
Target Market Determinations for these products are available at nab.com.au/TMD.