BankSA Unsecured Personal Loan

Not yet rated

A competitive rate to help you finance anything, from debt consolidation to home renovations.

If you’re looking for a personal loan to finance a few different purchases, to consolidate existing debts or to pay for something you can’t use as a guarantee, then you might want to consider an unsecured loan.

This type of loan can be used in any way that you need it and a competitive option is available from BankSA. Offering fixed or variable rates, BankSA’s Unsecured Personal Loan lets you borrow up to $40,000 for a period of up to 7 year(s).

Product NameBankSA Unsecured Variable Rate Personal Loan
Interest Rate (p.a.)From 12.99% (variable)
Comparison Rate (p.a.)14.06%
Interest Rate TypeVariable
Min Loan Amount$2,000
Max. Loan Amount$40,000
Loan SecurityUnsecured


  • Lower minimum loan amount of $2,000
  • Choose between a fixed or variable rate
  • Flexible repayment options


  • Establishment fee of $195
  • Monthly administration fee of $12
  • Withdrawal fees may apply

Main points to consider about this personal loan

This loan comes as a fixed or variable rate option so you are able to choose the type of repayments that will best suit your budget. While this loan offers competitive rates, keep in mind that you will be charged to use some of the features of the loan, such as the redraw facility, or to repay the loan early. You can take a look at the fees in the table above.

Features of the BankSA Unsecured Personal Loan

  • Interest rate. Choose between a fixed or variable rate for the loan.
  • Loan term. You are able to borrow your loan amount for between 1 year(s) and 5 year(s) for a fixed rate loan and for between 1 year(s) and 7 year(s) for a variable rate loan.
  • Loan amount. Borrow as much as $40,000, with the minimum loan amount set at $2,000.
  • Flexible repayments. You can choose to make weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.
  • Additional repayments. If you have opted for the variable rate loan option, you are able to make additional repayments.
  • Redraw facility. A redraw facility is available, but keep in mind there is a $10 fee. The minimum redraw amount is $500.
  • Account tracking. Keep track of your repayments and the amount you have left to pay through BankSA’s Internet banking facility.
  • Insurance cover. Consumer Credit Insurance is available to protect your loan.
  • Fast application. You can apply online and receive a response within 60 seconds. Applications usually take less than 15 minutes.

Fees and charges

When considering your personal loan options, it’s important to weigh up the benefits of the loan against the cost you will incur. Here are some of the fees and charges you can expect from the BankSA Unsecured Personal Loan:

  • $195 establishment fee
  • $12 monthly administration fee
  • payment dishonour fee
  • $10 redraw fee (only available on the variable rate loan)
  • $150 personal loan discharge processing fee if the loan is discharged within the first 12 months, reverts to $100 for the remainder of the loan term

How to apply

If you’d like to apply for this personal loan, you can click "Go to Site" to submit your application. The form usually takes about fifteen minutes to fill out and you will receive a response within 60 seconds. To be eligible for a loan you will need to be over the age of 18 and have an Australian residential address. You will also need to provide the following information:

  • Your name, contact information and proof of your identity
  • The name and contact details of your current employer
  • Information on weekly after-tax income for each person applying for the loan
  • Financial details regarding your assets, savings and investments
  • Information about your open credit accounts including the limits of your credit cards and store accounts
  • Details of your other expenses
  • One personal reference including their name, address and contact information
  • Self-employed people will need to provide recent tax information
Was this content helpful to you? No  Yes

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Finder only provides general advice and factual information, so consider your own circumstances, or seek advice before you decide to act on our content. By submitting a question, you're accepting our Privacy & Cookies Policy and Terms of Use, Disclaimer & Privacy Policy.

2 Responses

  1. Default Gravatar
    JoanFebruary 20, 2015

    Is a retiree on a pension eligible?

    • finder Customer Care
      ShirleyFebruary 20, 2015Staff

      Hi Joan,

      Thanks for your question.

      These type of applications are handled on a case by case basis. If you would like to discuss your eligibility or options, please get in touch with BankSA directly.


Ask a question
Go to site