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Bank account in your bank if I’m a non-Australian resident?

Posted by Strekozka07 Strekozka07
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Dear all
Could you please clarify and tell me how to do it (preferably on-line) and what docs i need
Can I open a Bank account in your bank  if I’m a non-Australian resident?
I am Russian resident, but planning to visit Australia for approx 6 month on travel visa #600 and i need an account for possible reimbursement from Australian insurance company (travel insurance)

i don’t intend to move to Australia 

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Re: Bank account in your bank if I’m a non-Australian resident?

Posted by SarahF SarahF
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Hi @Strekozka07, thanks for contacting us in regards to this. You will need to be an Australian resident to open a Bankwest account however if you are planning on coming to Australia for 6 months we can look at opening and account for you during this time. You can view details on how to open an account before you arrive here.

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