Bankwest Personal Loans

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Bankwest offers a range of competitive personal loans to suit a variety of borrowing needs.

As part of the Commonwealth Bank Group, Bankwest offers a range of financial products and services to its customers. In addition to savings accounts, home loans and credit cards, the bank also offers a range of personal loans designed to suit diverse borrowing needs.

Bankwest offers a Car Loan, Unsecured Personal Loan and a Flexible Personal Loan. Each product boasts flexible repayment options to help borrowers pay off their debt with ease.

How do Bankwest Personal Loans compare?

Rates last updated October 19th, 2017
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Name Product Interest Rate (p.a.) Comparison Rate (p.a.) Min Loan Amount Loan Term Monthly Service Fee Application Fee Monthly Repayment Product Description
Bankwest Unsecured Personal Loan
From 11.99% (fixed)
12.8%
$5,000
3 to 7 years
$8
$195
Borrow from $5,000 to $50,000 with the flexibility to repay over 3 to 7 years with a competitive fixed interest rate
Bankwest Flexible Personal Loan
From 14.49% (fixed)
15.5%
$5,000
1 to 7 years
$10
$249
Enjoy flexibility, a great low rate and fast access to your funds and access surplus funds online 24/7.

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Rates last updated October 19th, 2017
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Name Product Interest Rate (p.a.) Comparison Rate (p.a.) Min Loan Amount Loan Term Monthly Service Fee Application Fee Monthly Repayment Product Description
RateSetter Personal Loan
From 8.66% (fixed)
9.17%
$2,001
0.5 to 5 years
$0
$0 (Upfront fee $250 for loan terms of 2 years and above)
RateSetter offers personalised interest rates ranging from 3.7% p.a. to 9.6%.p.a. determined by your risk profile.
Westpac Unsecured Personal Loan
From 12.99% (fixed)
14.14%
$4,000
1 to 7 years
$12
$0 (On new loan applications before 7th December 2017)
Borrow up to $50,000 for a term of up to 7 years with the unsecured Loan from Westpac
DirectMoney Unsecured Personal Loan
From 8.5% (fixed)
9.36%
$5,000
3 to 5 years
$0
$595
This unsecured loan features tiers of interest rates from 8.5% p.a. to 19.95% p.a. based on your credit history.
SocietyOne Unsecured Personal Loan
From 7.5% (fixed)
9.51%
$5,000
2 to 5 years
$0
3% (of loan amount)
Based on your risk profile, you will receive a tailored rate between 7.5% and 20.14% with a SocietyOne personal loan.
Citi Personal Loan Plus
From 9.99% (variable)
10.95%
$5,000
3 to 5 years
$10
$199
Borrow up to $75,000 to use for a range of purposes. Competitive rate of 9.99% p.a. available to all approved applicants.
Pepper Money Unsecured Fixed Rate Personal Loan
From 9.99% (fixed)
9.99%
$5,000
1 to 7 years
$0
$0
Apply for up to $50,000 and receive conditional approval within minutes.
Bank Australia Lifestyle Personal Loan
From 11.89% (variable)
12.94%
$1,000
1 to 10 years
$0
$150
A competitive variable rate loan that gives you ten years to repay.
NOW FINANCE Personal Loans
From 8.95% (fixed)
10.42%
$4,000
1.5 to 7 years
$13
$395 (Based on $10,000)
Get rewarded with a low interest rate for your good credit history. Rates from 8.95% p.a. to 16.95% p.a. depending on your credit score.
RateSetter 2-Year Personal Loan
From 4.69% (variable)
7.11%
$2,001
2 years
$0
$0 (Upfront fee $250 for loan terms of 2 years and above)
This peer-to-peer loan is only available for a 2-year term at the rate of 4.69% p.a.
RACQ Unsecured Personal Loan
From 12.95% (variable)
13.25%
$3,000
5 years
$0
$200
Apply for up to $30,000 to use for a variety of purposes end enjoy no penalty for early repayment. Note: You must be a QLD resident to apply.
bcu Unsecured Freedom Loan
From 10.69% (variable)
11.59%
$4,000
1 to 5 years
$8
$200
A flexible personal loan available from $4,000 that you can use for any purpose.
St.George Unsecured Personal Loan - Fixed Rate
From 12.99% (fixed)
14.06%
$2,000
1 to 5 years
$12
$195
Convenient redraw facility, flexible personal loan repayment options with competitive interest rate.
Latitude Personal Loans (Unsecured)
From 13.99% (fixed)
15.19%
$3,000
2 to 7 years
$13
$250 (Loans under $4000 - $140)
An unsecured loan designed for multiple purposes – renovating, buying a car or travelling. Funds can be in your account in as little as 24 hours.
BankSA Unsecured Fixed Rate Personal Loan
From 14.06% (fixed)
14.06%
$3,000
1 to 5 years
$12
$195
Take advantage of a competitive fixed rate and no application fee for a limited time.
Bank of Melbourne Unsecured Variable Rate Personal Loan
From 12.99% (variable)
14.06%
$3,000
1 to 7 years
$12
$195
An unsecured personal loan that gives you a choice between a fixed or variable rate.

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  • Unsecured Personal Loan. Borrow between $5,000 and $50,000 for a range of financing needs. You can repay the loan over 3 to 7 years. The funds can be used for debt consolidation, home renovation or even taking a holiday.
  • Flexible Personal Loan. Borrow between $5,000 and $50,000 and enjoy flexible features including unlimited additional repayments and 24/7 access to your funds. You can also redraw your additional payments for no charge.
  • Car Loan. This loan offers comes as a fixed rate option and you can borrow between $10,000 and $100,000, while being able to repay the loan over 3 to 7 year(s). You can make weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments, and additional repayments are allowed, though a fee will apply if you pay off your loan within the first 24 months.

Features of Bankwest personal loans

  • Fixed rate. All three of Bankwest’s personal loans are available with fixed interest rates. This offers the security of knowing exactly what your repayments will be.
  • Flexible repayment options. You can choose to make repayments when they suit your budget – weekly, fortnightly or monthly.
  • Loan terms. Terms across the Bankwest personal loan range are between 1 and 7 years.
  • Loan amounts. Depending on the loan you choose, you’ll be able to borrow between $5,000 and $100,000.
  • Fees. The Flexible Personal Loan attracts an application fee of $249 and a monthly fee of $10. The application fee for the Unsecured Personal Loan is $195 while the monthly fee is $8. It costs to apply for the Car Loan and there is a monthly fee of $5.
  • Online banking loan repayment. You can make your loan repayments using Bankwest Online Banking (BOB). You can easily make an internal transfer of funds between your own accounts and make additional repayments.

What other products does Bankwest offer?

  • Personal. Bankwest offers Everyday Accounts, Savings and Term Deposits, Credit Cards, Home Loans, Personal Loans and Insurance.
  • Small Business. This includes Business Accounts, Business Credit Cards, Business Loans and assistance for those starting a new business.
  • Business. This consists of Business Loans, Business Accounts, Business Deposits, Business Credit Cards, International Trade and Private Banking.

How to apply for a Bankwest personal loan

You're able to apply for any of Bankwest's loans online by clicking "Go to Site". First, make sure you meet the minimum eligibility criteria:

  • Over the age of 18
  • An Australian citizen or permanent Australian resident
  • Have a regular permanent income
  • Don't have an active personal loan application that has already been conditionally approved

If you meet these criteria you can start your online application. You'll need the following information on hand:

  • Your contact information including email and residential address
  • If you're not a Bankwest customer, two forms of ID such as your driver's licence, Medicare card, passport or birth certificate
  • Details of your finances, including your income, expenses and assets

Bankwest offers a range of personal loans with competitive and flexible features for borrowers. In order to determine whether a Bankwest personal loan is right for you, compare loans above.

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16 Responses

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    LouiseSeptember 7, 2017

    Hi
    My mum is 69 and owns her own home and wants to do renovations up to $120k can she borrow money and have a sibling repay the loan?
    Thanks.

    • Staff
      HaroldSeptember 7, 2017Staff

      Hi Louise,

      Thank you for your inquiry.

      Before you proceed in reviewing offers for home renovation you may want to consider reading our guide here.

      I hope this information has helped.

      Cheers,
      Harold

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    LisaMay 23, 2017

    Hi,
    I am in need of a small loan 5-7k to purchase a vehicle. I am currently a stay at home mother with government benefits being my only source of income at this time. Prior to the last 2 years (before becoming a mother) my employment history was very strong with constant employment. My credit score is also good with ‘a good’ rating (above 600). Would I have any options in obtaining a loan for a necessity such as a car? I have no other debts/loans/credit cards.
    Regards.

    • Staff
      AnndyMay 23, 2017Staff

      Hi Lisa,

      Thanks for your question.

      If you are receiving Centrelink benefits and are looking to apply for a loan, you may compare your options on this page.

      Kindly take time to read the eligibility criteria of the loan product you are interested in before submitting your application.

      Cheers,
      Anndy

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    December 5, 2016

    I wish to borrow personal loan to purchase home furniture
    for $7000.00 and what would you like from me.

    Thank you

    • Staff
      MayDecember 5, 2016Staff

      Hi Samana,

      Thanks for your question.

      The general requirements of Bankwest were listed above. Usually, most banks and lenders would need your IDs, financial and employment documents and good credit history. Just in case you may like to check other lenders who offer $7000 loan and above, please feel free to visit this page to compare your options.

      Hope this helps.

      Cheers,
      May

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    BenAugust 22, 2016

    Hey,
    I am looking for a low interest personal loan for $25000 for 7 years to purchase a second hand motor vehicle. I have a constant minimum income of $1720 a month (after tax) with 25 hours per week. Have been employed with the same employer for 18 months, and have $6000 worth of assets, but no savings record… Who do you recommend?

    • Staff
      ElizabethAugust 23, 2016Staff

      Hi Ben,

      I can’t recommend a specific lender to you but you can find a guide to borrowing while you’re employed casually or part-time on this page. It also lists all the criteria you need to meet with each lender to be approved.

      I hope this helps,

      Elizabeth

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    MaryAugust 10, 2015

    Hi,
    I am seeking a low interest personal loan to consolidate 4 credit cards to the value of $40000. who do you recommend/?

    • Staff
      ElizabethAugust 10, 2015Staff

      Hi Mary,

      Thanks for your question.

      Unfortunately I’m unable to recommend a specific product to you as the best personal loan will depend on your financial situation and needs. You can compare the various options available, as well as learn more about consolidating debt, on this page.

      I hope this has helped.

      Thanks,

      Elizabeth

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    DonnaMay 29, 2015

    I’m on center link payments and in need of $6000 for medical reasons can afford $100 a week payments back.
    Thanks

    • Staff
      ElizabethJune 1, 2015Staff

      Hi Donna,

      Thanks for your question.

      Bankwest is able to use certain Centrelink payments as a form of income, but has guidelines around which payments they can and cannot consider. You may want to get in contact with Bankwest to discuss your eligibility before applying.

      I hope this has helped.

      Thanks,

      Elizabeth

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    SueOctober 8, 2014

    With profit from sale of our House can we buy another house and have $50.000 towards it

    • Staff
      ElizabethOctober 9, 2014Staff

      Hi Sue,

      Thanks for your question.

      If you’re considering the loans on this page from Bankwest, you would be able to take out an unsecured personal loan or flexible personal loan for this purpose.

      Hope this has helped.

      Thanks,

      Elizabeth

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      ThomasSeptember 12, 2015

      Does Bankwest do credit history checks? Due to my unemployment status, I build up a bad credit rating, and would like to borrow $6000 from Bankwest for consolidation purposes. Is it possible, because I had been put down by previous institutions, and it reflects on my profile.

    • Staff
      ElizabethSeptember 14, 2015Staff

      Hi Peter,

      Thanks for your question.

      Bankwest will do a check on your credit history before approving you for a loan, however they may still approve you depending on what is on your credit file. You may want to get in contact with them to discuss your situation and your chances of being approved. If you find you’re not eligible for one of its loans, you can learn about bad credit debt consolidation on this page.

      I hope this has helped.

      Thanks,

      Elizabeth

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