How do I close a bank account?


Nick Bendel
Nov 3, 2017( 1 min read )

Most Australian lenders will allow you to close a bank account over the phone or at a branch. You will need identification. If you still have money in your account, you will either need to accept a bank cheque or provide details of the account to which you want the money transferred.


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