How to Close ANZ Bank Account?

ANZ which is also referred to as Australia and New Zealand Banking Group is a banking company that operates in various locations worldwide. Today we will be learning how you can close ANZ Bank account and what are the methods that can be followed by you.

If we try to collect the reasons to close an account we have with any of the banks. We will end up making a huge list of reasons. However, everybody will have their own reason to close the account. If you wish to share your reason to close ANZ Bank account. Then you can do that by commenting down below.

Basically there are 3 methods that can be followed by you to close the account. I have explained all the methods in this guide. The process of closing down the account is simple and worry-free. But if you have a negative balance or dues in your account.

Then you will have a worry a bit. I am telling this because if you have any dues to be paid or negative balance in your account. Then the bank will not allow you to close the account until and unless you clear it. The first step in closing the account is to make sure you don’t have any dues to be paid or a negative balance.

After that, you should consider opening a new bank account with another bank before you close the existing one. You can consider AMP Bank, CommBank, Bendigo Bank, National Australia Bank, or Bank of Queensland for your new bank account.

About Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited

ANZ Bank Logo

Type of Bank Public
Founded 1 October 1955
Headquarters 833 Collins Street, Docklands, Melbourne, Australia
Area Served Worldwide
Chairman (July 2020) David Gonski
CEO (July 2020) Shayne Elliott
Revenue (2015) A$21.071 billion
Net Income (2015) A$7.493 billion
Total Assets (2015) A$889.9 billion
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Methods to Close ANZ Bank Account

Close ANZ Bank Account

So the 3 methods about which I had mentioned are mentioned below.

Calling Customer Care

Steps to Close ANZ Bank Account by Calling Customer Care:
  1. Call the customer care of the ANZ Bank on 0800 269 296 or +64 4 470 3142. (Overseas)
  2. Speak with the support executive of the bank.
  3. Tell the executive that you want to close your bank account.
  4. The executive will ask you a few verification questions, answer those.
  5. You will be asked to provide the reason why you are closing the account.
  6. Provide your reason.
  7. An account closure request will be raised on your behalf by the customer support executive.
  8. And your bank account will be closed if there are no complications.

Internet Banking

Steps to Close ANZ Bank Account Online:
  1. Log in to the Internet Banking portal of ANZ Bank.
  2. Go to the Secure Mail section of the internet banking portal.
  3. And write a secure mail to the bank mentioning that you want to close your bank account.
  4. The bank will acknowledge your request as soon as possible.

Visiting the Local Branch

Steps to Close ANZ Bank Account by Visiting Branch:
  1. Visit the local branch of ANZ Bank.
  2. Make sure you carry appropriate identification proof while visiting the branch.
  3. Now go to the inquiry or accounts section in the branch.
  4. Speak to the bank employee and tell him or her that you want to close your account.
  5. The employee will ask you a few details about your bank account. This will help them to find the account to be closed.
  6. Follow the procedure told to you by the employee and your account will be closed.

How to Contact ANZ Bank?

You are strongly advised to contact the bank and verify the information that is mentioned in this guide before using it. You can use the below-mentioned contact information to verify the same.

Contact Details of ANZ Bank:


These are the 3 methods that can be followed by you to close ANZ Bank account. While closing the account if you have any remaining funds in the account. You have to tell the bank how you would like to receive the remaining funds.

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