Qualifying for Membership
To be eligible to join Cardiff & Vale Credit Union, you need to meet these conditions:

  • be aged 18 or over
  • live or work in either Cardiff or Vale of Glamorgan or:
  • live outside of these areas, but work for one of our growing number of employer partners who offer a payroll savings scheme with us
  • be a tenant of one of the following housing associations (regardless of where you live or work): Cadwyn, Hafod, Linc Cymru, Newydd,Taff, United Welsh and Wales & West housing associations
  • live with somebody who is already an eligible member

Joining Online - Getting Ready
If you meet these conditions and wish to join online today, you can click on the link below where you will be invited to complete our online joining form that includes an online identification check. Please note this is not a credit search.

Remember: When joining online you will be required to enter your National Insurance number. It will help if you have your passport number and/or driving licence number to hand to assist with identity checking.

You will be invited to use a valid payment card to make an initial deposit of £5.00 or more, and supply information for an online identification check to be made.

Making Your First Deposit
When your form has been submitted you will be invited to make your first deposit of £5.00 to activate your new credit union account.

You will be re-directed to Worldpay to deposit via your debit card. Worldpay is a major global leader in payment processing and operates in over 40 countries. Cardiff & Vale Credit Union has chosen them as our provider for online card transactions.

Worldpay accepts payments from the following card providers:

Visa Debit Visa Electron Mastercard Maestro

 


What happens next?
Once your membership application has been submitted we will send your welcome pack within 3 working days. Included in this membership pack will be your unique membership number which you will need to register for online access and in any contact with the Credit Union. Please take a note and keep it somewhere safe.

Remember: When joining online you will be required to enter your National Insurance number. It will help if you have your passport number and/or driving licence number to hand to assist with identity checking.

JOIN ONLINE NOW

 

What if I Don’t Wish to Join Online?
Alternatively, if you wish to call in to the office to join, please remember to bring two forms of identification with you when you call in.


Refund Policy: Any new member who joins online and is not eligible to be a member of Cardiff & Vale Credit Union will have their full deposit refunded to their debit card and be notified of their account closure.