am I eligible to open an everyday transaction account?
You're eligible to open an EveryDay Transaction Account if you are at least 16 years old and either:
• an Australian citizen, • an Australian permanent resident or • an Australian resident for taxation purposes, and • have an Australian residential address.
The account holder should complete the application.
what is the minimum deposit amount?
There is no minimum deposit required.
what is secure chip technology?
Your Debit MasterCard has a microchip for improved security. This encryption chip technology helps prevent fraudulent use and authenticates your point-of-sale purchases or ATM transactions.
when can I start using my account?
You can start using your account straight away, you will also be registered for Online Banking when your sign up for your account.
You will receive your new Debit MasterCard® within 10 business days after the account has been opened. Once you have received your new card you will need to activate it before you can use it. The quickest way to activate your card and set up a 4-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN) is by using ME's Online Banking.
You can also call us on 13 15 63 (Monday to Friday 8am – 8pm, or Saturday 9am – 5pm AEST) to activate your card and choose a 4 digit PIN.