Switching to AMP Bank

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Are you looking for exceptional service and competitive banking rates? Well look no further, AMP Bank offer all of this and switching is easy.

Get started and discover the possibilities with AMP Bank today.

Need help ?

We understand switching banks can feel like a lot of work because of your regular payments but we want you to know that we are able to help you with these. We also have a range of forms to help you if you prefer to do it yourself.

The process for us helping you switch

  1. Open an account with AMP Bank
    Apply for an account with us.
  2. Complete the Switch of Regular Payment Arrangements form
    This will give us authority to obtain information from your existing bank.
  3. We will find out what payments you have
    We will obtain a list or your regular payments used with your old account and provide this to you.
  4. Complete a Schedule of Direct Debits or Direct Credits for notice of variation of accounts details form
    You may need to complete several of these as we will send one to each of the companies you have regular payments with.
  5. Complete a Notice of variation of account details form
    You will be required to complete the form to allow us to contact each of the companies on the list.
  6. We will notify the companies for you
    Return completed Schedule of Direct Debits or Direct Credits for notice of variation of account details form and Notice of Variation of account details forms to us and we will forward them to the companies with your new bank account details.
 

Tips on switching

  1. Open an account with us
    Apply for an account or talk to us.
  2. Set up your regular payments and periodicals
    Go through your old bank statements to find out where your direct debits and credits are going (these may include rent, phone bills or electricity bills). Ask your current financial institution if they can help you with this task.
    You will need to contact each institution you have a payment with to change the details to your new AMP Bank account. We have provided some templates below to help you.
  3. Close your old account
    Once you've waited a couple of months for all your existing payments to be drawn out of your old account, contact the financial institution and cancel the account.

Forms to help you switch banks

  • Summary of account activity
    Use this form to record all the payments into and out of the account you are closing.
  • Change direct debit
    Use this form to change any deductions from your account.
  • Change direct credit
    Use this form to redirect any payments into your account.
  • Salary transfer request
    Send this form to your employer requesting they pay your salary into your new account.
  • Close an account
    Send this form to your old bank requesting they close your account.
    (To arrange the closure of your AMP Bank account, please call us on 13 30 30)

Easy! Now you can enjoy all the convenience and benefits of being with AMP Bank.

If you need help, please call us on 13 30 30 Monday to Friday 8am - 8pm (AEST) Saturday to Sunday 9am - 5pm (AEST).

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It’s important to consider your particular circumstances and read the relevant Product Disclosure Statement or Terms and Conditions before deciding what’s right for you. This information hasn’t taken your circumstances into account.

This information is provided by AMP Bank Limited. Read our Financial Services Guide for information about our services, including the fees and other benefits that AMP companies and their representatives may receive in relation to products and services provided to you. All information on this website is subject to change without notice.

The credit provider and product issuer is AMP Bank Limited, Australian Credit Licence 234517.