NAB Premium Visa Card – Rates and Fees

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Enjoy the best of both worlds and transfer your credit card debt with 0% p.a. on balance transfers and purchases for 15 months when using the NAB Premium Card.

If you have purchases or debts to pay off, the 0% p.a. rate for 15 months on purchases and balance transfers will come in handy.

With a minimum credit limit of $6,000, the NAB Premium Card attracts a nominal annual fee and offers a host of features and benefits in return. For instance, you’ll receive up to 44 interest-free days on purchases if you continue to pay your balance in full each billing cycle.

You can add additional cardholders to your account at no extra cost, and shop with convenience with contactless Visa payWave technology.

Product NameNAB Premium Card
Balance transfer rate (p.a.)0% p.a. for 15 months with a one off 2% balance transfer fee
Balance Transfer Revert Rate
The interest rate after the balance transfer ends.
Purchase Rate (19.74% p.a.)
Balance Transfer Limit90% of available credit limit
Purchase rate (p.a.)0% p.a. for 15 months (reverts to 19.74% p.a.)
Offer end date2 October 2016
Annual fee$90 p.a.
Interest Free Period
The interest-free period on purchases is the period or number of days you do not have to pay interest on your card purchases. You will be charged interest either from the day you make a purchase or from the statement date, unless you pay the closing balance in full by the due date (or within the interest-free period) on your statement.
Up to 44 days on purchases
Cash advance rate (p.a.)21.74% p.a.
Min credit limit
This is the lowest credit card limit that you can request. It is possible to apply for a higher credit card limit but not a lower one than this figure.
Minimum Monthly Repayment2% or $25 which ever is greater
Card TypeVisa
Late Payment Fee$9
Foreign Currency Conversion Fee (VISA)3% of transaction value
Complimentary Travel InsuranceYes
Complimentary Travel Insurance Cover6 months
Available To Temporary ResidentsNo
Joint ApplicationNo
Minimum Age18 years of age
Available to Temporary ResidentsNo
Credit Rating Requirement
Credit rating requirement is provided only as a guide. Understanding your credit file helps you make more informed decisions in regards to your finances. Learn more about what this means here.
Min Credit Limit
This is the lowest credit card limit that you can request. It is possible to apply for a higher credit card limit but not a lower one than this figure.
Annual Fee$90 p.a.
Minimum Repayment2% or $25 which ever is greater
Late Payment Fee$9
Over Limit Fee$0
Cash Advance Fee2% or $2.50, whichever is greater
Overseas Cash Advance Fee2% or $2.50, whichever is greater
Overseas Emergency Replacement$100
Overseas ATM Balance check$1
Overseas ATM Withdrawal Fee$5
Foreign Currency Conversion Fee (VISA)3% of transaction value
Gambling Transactions AllowedYes
Gambling Transactions Interest RateCash Advance Fee
Additional Cardholder Fee$0 p.a.
Number of Additional Cardholders1
Direct DebitYes
Australia PostYes
Phone BankingYes
Internet Banking TransfersYes
In BranchYes


  • 0% p.a. on purchases and balance transfers for the first 15 months
  • This card gives you a complimentary membership to the VIP Lost Card Cover Program.


  • There is an interest-free period of only 44 days compared to other cards 55 days interest-free period
  • There is a high annual fee of $90.
  • There is no rewards program and this means that you are paying excessive fees without receiving any rewards.

NAB Premium Card review

The NAB Premium Card can help keep your credit card costs to a minimum. If you have an existing debt and apply before 2 October 2016, you can repay it without incurring interest with a 0% p.a. balance transfer offer for 15 months. If you apply by this date but would rather use the card for purchases, you can avoid paying interest with a 0% purchase rate for 15 months and following interest-free days.

You’ll also receive access to seven complimentary insurance covers, round-the-clock access to the NAB Service Centre and NAB Platinum Concierge Service, and complimentary VIP Lost Card Cover for the first 12 months. As a Visa card, you’ll enjoy worldwide access and convenient spending thanks to Visa payWave.

Benefits of the NAB Premium Card

  • Balance transfer offer. Apply online by 2 October 2016 to receive 0% p.a. on balance transfers for 15 months. Do take note that a one off 2% balance transfer fee applies and any remaining balance at the end of the promotional period will attract the revert interest rate on purchases. If you miss applying for this card before the offer ends or if you can’t apply online, you can still look forward to a special balance transfer rate for 6 months. As long as you have an outstanding balance, you cannot take advantage of interest-free days on purchases.
  • Purchase offer. Enjoy a low interest rate offer of 0% on purchases for 15 months if you apply before 2 October 2016. After the introductory period ends, the interest rate reverts to the standard purchase rate of 19.74% p.a.
  • Platinum cardholder benefits. Enjoy the benefits of a platinum card with access to the following premium services:
    • 24/7 NAB Service Centre. Got a question about your card? The NAB Service Centre team are available to chat at any time day or night.
    • NAB Platinum Concierge Service. This 24/7 service can provide you with travel, lifestyle and entertainment assistance including planning and booking travel or tickets to events, reservations at hotels and restaurants or car and limousine rental.
    • VIP Lost Card Cover. Secure Sentinel offers an all-in-one safeguard for 24/7 reassurance in the case that your belongings and wallet are lost. It keeps a confidential list of any cards that you’d want to cancel if you lost them. In the event that you lose any of the cards, Secure Sentinel will contact the card issuer(s) on your behalf to cancel the cards and help you order the replacements. You’ll also receive Australian passport and embassy assistance and a temporary mobile block if your phone is stolen.
  • Complimentary insurances. When you use this card to make travel reservations in excess of $500, you’ll receive overseas travel insurance. This offer covers up to $20,000 of medical expenses, travel cancellation, missed connections, collision damage, personal liability, accidental disability or death and other scenarios. Other complimentary covers include interstate flight inconvenience insurance, transport accident insurance, domestic hotel burglary insurance, purchase protection insurance, extended warranty insurance and price protection insurance.
  • Visa benefits. With Visa Front Line Access, you can reserve pre-sale tickets for some of the biggest sporting events and concerts in Australia. If you need emergency assistance when travelling, you can contact Visa Global Customer Assistance Services. Verified by Visa also ensures that you have a safe online shopping experience.
  • Fees and charges. This card attracts an annual fee of $90 and you can get additional cards without paying any extra annual fees. Some other fees and charges include a late payment fee, international transaction fee and cash advance fee.

Features of the NAB Premium Visa Card

  • Balance transfer offer. When you transfer your existing credit card debt to the NAB Premium Visa Card, you will receive 0% p.a. for 15 months with a one off 2% balance transfer fee on balance transfers. The balance transfer interest rate will revert to the purchase rate of 19.74% p.a. after the promotional period has ended.
  • Interest rates. Enjoy 0% p.a. for 15 months (reverts to 19.74% p.a.) on purchases. ATM withdrawals and cash advance transactions will attract an interest rate of 21.74% p.a. with a fee of 2% or $2.50, whichever is greater.
  • Interest-free days. Receive up to 44 interest-free days when you repay your balance in full every statement month. While an outstanding balance is carried month to month, no interest-free days will be awarded.
  • Annual fee. This card charges an annual fee of $90.
  • Minimum credit limit. The NAB Premium Visa Card has a minimum credit limit of $6,000.
  • Currency conversion rate. Transactions made in foreign currencies will attract a fee of 3%.
  • Additional cardholder. Request 1 additional cardholders at no extra cost.

How to apply for the NAB Premium Visa Card

Applying for the NAB Premium Card is easy and an online application takes around 10 minutes to complete. To get started, click on “Go to Site” to complete and submit the secure online application form. Alternatively, you can also initiate the application process by visiting an NAB branch or over the phone.

Eligibility criteria

  • You’re at least 18 years old
  • You’re a permanent resident of Australia

Required documents

  • Personal information like your name, contact details and date of birth
  • Driver’s licence number, passport number or Medicare card number
  • Name of employer and contact details
  • Details about your annual income
  • Monthly expenditure details
  • Details about other loans and credit cards

If  you’re looking to repay your debt or make purchases without incurring interest, this card could be of interest to you. As this isn’t the only card of its kind on the market, you’ll need to compare a few cards to ensure you’ve found the right one for you.

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208 Responses to NAB Premium Visa Card – Rates and Fees

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    dani | July 11, 2016

    What is the maximum credit limit for NAB premium Visa?

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      Anndy | July 14, 2016

      Hi Dani,

      Thanks for your question.

      The maximum credit limit for NAB Premium Visa Card is not specifically stated on NAB website. However, when you apply for this card, you will be given the option to apply for the maximum credit limit available to you depending on your financial situation.


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    Lee | May 14, 2016

    Want to apply for the NAB Premium Visa card. I have a few questions. As i want to purchase a $12000 motorcycle, I can and will pay the amount within the promo.

    1. I have lived 4 years but a recent Permanent Resident of Australia, have never had a credit card, loan or finance of any sort. With a salaried job but lets assume a 60k p.a. will NAB inform me of the limit i can get before they finalise the application. As i want at least a $15000 limit

    2. Is purchasing a motorcycle an “eligible purchase”?
    3. Do i need to submit financial docs as proof? Such as bank statements?



    • Staff
      Anndy | May 17, 2016

      Hi Lee,

      Thanks for your comment.

      Please note that is a financial comparison and information service and is not NAB.

      Once you submit your documents with NAB, their lending specialist will get in touch with you and discuss your credit card application in details, including your credit limit. If they cannot offer you the credit limit you have requested, they will offer you the maximum credit limit available to you, depending on your financial situation.

      Purchasing a motorcycle can be considered an eligible purchase subject to 0% purchase rate for 15 months.

      The necessary documents that you need to submit when applying for NAB Premium Visa Card are listed above.


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    Raff | April 25, 2016


    Can I pay off more than the minimum monthly repayments each month?

    • Staff
      Ally | April 26, 2016

      Hi Raff,

      Thanks for your inquiry.

      Kindly note that is an online comparison service that does not represent any credit card issuer such as NAB.

      However, their terms and conditions state that you may pay more than the minimum required amount, if you wish.

      I have forwarded the link to your email for your reference.

      I hope this has helped.


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    ejay | April 16, 2016

    How can I transfer my money into another account?

    • Staff
      May | April 21, 2016

      Hi Ejay,

      Thanks for your inquiry.

      Through your Internet Banking profile, you’ll be able to send funds from your NAB Credit Card account to any other account. I have sent to your email the link where you can find the complete process of how you can transfer money to another account.

      Hope this helps.


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    ejay | April 15, 2016

    Have I been approved?

    • Staff
      Anndy | April 15, 2016

      Hi Ejay,

      Thanks for your question.

      Please note that is a financial comparison and information service and is not actually NAB.

      If you applied for NAB Premium Visa Card online, you should be able to get a response in 60 seconds after successfully submitting your application. If not, you may inquire about the status of your application by contacting NAB on 13 22 65.

      Hope this answers your question.


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    ab | April 12, 2016

    I am confused with the 0.0% interest on purchases for 15 months, then it says you only have a 44 day interest free period on purchases.

    If I make purchases on this card in the first 15 months, will I be charged interest?

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      Patricia | May 9, 2016

      Can I use this card to purchase a used car from a private seller.

    • Staff
      Anndy | May 9, 2016

      Hi Patricia,

      Thanks for your question.

      Yes, you may use NAB Premium Visa Card to buy a used car if your credit limit can cover the amount and if the seller accepts credit card payment. However, there are several factors to consider when using a credit card to buy a car, as discussed on this page.


    • Staff
      May | April 12, 2016

      Hi Ab,

      Thanks for inquiring.

      With NAB Premium Visa Card, you have 15 months to enjoy using your card without being charged with interest on eligible purchases you make. After 15 months, your card will revert back to charging 19.74% p.a. interest on your outstanding balance.

      Also, when the 15-month promo period is over, the 44 interest-free days will provide you with a period of purchasing with no interest charges. The requirement for receiving this benefit is to repay your balance in full by the payment due date. You have 44 days (to use) to pay your account’s outstanding amount in full each month. Please feel free to visit this page if you’d like to know more on interest-free days / period.

      Hope this helps and clarifies any confusion you have.


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    sz | April 5, 2016


    I previously had a similar card with NAB but that account has been finalised and closed. Am I still considered as a new applicant and eligible to apply for this card?

    • Staff
      Sally | April 6, 2016

      Hi SZ,

      Thanks for your question.

      Whether you’re considered an eligible new customer will depend on how long ago you closed your NAB account.

      You may need to contact NAB directly to confirm this information.

      I hope this has helped.



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    ritchie | April 3, 2016

    Just wondering about the 15 months interest free period on purchases. Are there minimum monthly repayments or can i put various amounts of money onto the debt in that 15 month period

    • Staff
      Ally | April 4, 2016

      Hi Ritchie,

      Thanks for reaching out.

      A minimum monthly repayment of 2% or $25 (which ever is greater) must be met for the NAB Premium Visa Card.

      I hope this has helped.


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    Mary | March 28, 2016

    What income is required to be approved for a new credit card with NAB? If you are self funded retiree what do you put for employee in the application? Does the bank recognise the different taxes that self funded retirees pay in their income test, because other banks don’t?

    • Staff
      Debbie | April 1, 2016

      Hi Mary,

      Thanks for your inquiry.

      If you are a retiree, you may not need to fill up the employer’s details instead you can proceed with the retirement details. Regarding minimum income and the different taxes, you may need to contact NAB credit card team directly to confirm, they will be more happy to assist you with your concern.

      For an additional guide, you may check how to avoid having a credit card debt on your retirement.

      I hope this helps.


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    Ruchita | February 15, 2016

    just want to know for balance transfers, amount to be transferred- will be from date of approval or date of receiving new card

    • Staff
      Jonathan | February 15, 2016

      Hi Ruchita, thanks for your inquiry!

      The balance transfer promotion begins from account opening, so when you activate your new card.



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