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How to open credit union account

So you’ve decided to open an account with Letterkenny Credit Union, congratulations! You can sit back and relax now, safe in the knowledge that you have joined the 3.6 million credit union members in Ireland enjoying benefits such as affordable and flexible credit union loans, dividends at year end, and a safe and secure place for your savings.
So if you’re not too busy patting yourself on the back for making this great decision, read on to find out how to open an account with us at Letterkenny Credit Union.
The first step in opening a credit union account

Every credit union has a ‘common bond’ – which simply means that each credit union serves the people living or working in its local area. Our Common Bond centers on Letterkenny but extends to Ramelton, Churchill, Kilmacrennan and Manorcunningham (Corkey).

What do I need to open a credit union account?

There are a few documents you will need to open your credit union account. The following documents are needed to open a credit union account.

  • One current, valid form of ID, such as a passport or driver’s licence or ML10 form which can be obtained from your local Garda station.
  • One document which is proof of address, such as a utility bill, or a bank statement dated within the past six months.
  • One document which is proof of your PPS number, such as a medical card, letter from Revenue or Social Welfare, payslip or P60.

Once your account is open, you can apply for a loan straight away.

Maybe you don’t want to wait to open a credit union account to find out about the

loans we offer. No problem, just submit an online loan enquiry through our website and we will get back to you with all you need to know!