Membership

Membership is open to anyone who lives or works in our Common Bond. The common bond is the link which binds the members of a Credit Union Together - Our common bond contains 12 different electoral wards.

Keep reading to see how you can become a member today.

How to open an account

  • To open an adult account, simply call into the credit union office and bring one document from each of the headings below:

    Photographic Identification

    • Current valid passport

    • Valid driving license

    • Electoral identity card

    • National identity card

    Home address verification

    • Government issued documentation such as from, Land and Property Services, HMRC or Social Security Agency

    • Current statement from a regulated financial institution e.g. bank or insurance provider

    • Current utility bill

    If you work in the common bond, but do not live in the common bond bring one of the following:

    Proof of employment

    • Pay slip clearly showing your employer

    • P60 tax statement

    • Letter from your employer on headed paper confirming that you are employed by them and on what basis (full-time, part-time, sub-contractor, etc)

  • To open a junior account, simple call into the credit union office and bring the following documents:

    Birth certificate or passport for the child

    and

    Proof of address for parent/guardian

    • Government issued documentation such as from, Land and Property Services, HMRC or Social Security Agency

    • Current statement from a regulated financial institution e.g. bank or insurance provider

    • Current utility bill

    All junior accounts must be opened by a parent / guardian and if the child is aged 7 or over, they are also required to sign the application form.

  • Ballinascreen Credit Union accepts Corporate and Community Members which includes limited companies, partnerships, registered charities and unincorporated associations.

    The membership rights and the products and services available to corporate and community members varies to those available to individuals who are members. A summary of the documentation required to join for the various types of organisation can be found here.

    For more information on corporate and community accounts contact the credit union.



Benefits of becoming a Member

  • Free Death Benefit Insurance
  • Free Loan Protection Insurance
  • Free Life Savings Insurance
  • Members Only Quarterly Draw

Join Ballinascreen Credit Union today