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Westpac Choice for Migrants

Moving to Australia? Westpac welcomes new arrivals and has a bank account designed specifically for migrants

  • You can Apply for this account up to 12 months before you arrive
  • Then collect your debit card on arrival
  • $0 monthly fee for the first year or if you're a tertiary student
  • Optional linked Online Savings Account

Westpac realise that when migrating their are plenty of things to organize and the more of these you can do before leaving your homeland the better. That's why they have introduced the Westpac Choice Account for Migrants. Westpac lets you open your bank account and savings account before you arrive. Transfer your funds into the account before you arrive and start paying your Australian bills. Plus, as part of the Westpac Global ATM alliance you'll be able to access your funds on any trips back home.

Account Details
Provider Westpac
Product Details $0 account keeping fees for the first year, then a $5 monthly fee applies. Unlimited free withdrawals at St.George, Westpac, BankSA or Bank of Melbourne ATMs in Australia.
Interest Rate p.a. -
Account Features
Internet Banking Yes
Phone Banking Yes
Joint Application -
Min. Age to Apply 12
ATM Access Unlimited free withdrawals at St.George, Westpac, BankSA or Bank of Melbourne ATMs in Australia.
EFTPOS Facility -
Bpay -
Cheque Facility -
Branch Access -
Debit Card Access MasterCard
Fees
Monthly Account Fee $5
Monthly Deposit to waive Account Fee $2,000
Phone Transaction Fee -
Internet Transaction Fee -
ATM Withdrawal Fee 0

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