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Why Apply for a Membership at Selfreliance FCU

Selfreliance Federal Credit Union is a member owned financial institution. Selfreliance FCU members enjoy benefits such as higher dividends on Savings and Share Certificates and low interest on loans. We offer most products big banks do without the high fees.

Membership Benefits

Membership Eligibility

Membership in Selfreliance Federal Credit Union is open to any person who is a member of the Selfreliance Association of American-Ukrainians, Inc. of Illinois/New Jersey or Future Ukrainian-American Aid Association of Detroit, Michigan. It's your choice which Association you choose to join. You'll need to pay a $5 membership fee to join.

How to Apply for Membership

Becoming a member of Selfreliance FCU is easy. With a minimum of $5 deposit to fund your Savings account and a $5 Association Membership, you can become a member. Visit any of our locations or apply online. You'll need the following information to become a member:

  • Unexpired Government Issued Photo ID such as a Drivers License, State ID, Permanent Resident Card or Passport.
  • Social Security Number or Tax ID Number
  • Mailing Address where you currently reside.
  • Funding account information such as account information from another institution, an existing Selfreliance FCU account or a check.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PROCEDURES FOR OPENING A NEW ACCOUNT

To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, Federal law requires all financial institutios to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account.

What this means for you: When you open an account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask to see your driver's license or other identifying documents.

Funding Options

  • Mail a Check - you can mail a check made out to "Selfreliance FCU" to 2332 W Chicago Ave, Chicago IL 60622. Post mark your envelope to "Online Account Opening Department"
  • External Transfer - if you have a checking or savings account at another institution, you can use this option to transfer funds to your new Selfreliance FCU account. Maximum of $5,000. This option requires verification using micro deposits.

Ready to become a member? Click Apply for Membership below to begin your journey!

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