Eligibility for Membership

There are three ways to be eligible for membership in CU SoCal:
  1. Live, work, attend school or religious services in the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside or San Bernardino.
  2. Be related to a current member of CU SoCal.
  3. Be an employee of a partnering business.
USA Patriot Act Notice
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 institutions 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, street 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.

Here’s what you’ll need to open your initial CU SoCal Savings and Checking Account

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Social Security Numbers
for all account holders.

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Driver's License or State-Issued ID for all account holders.

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Debit card, credit card, or checking account number to fund your account without visiting a branch.

Building Better Lives

Credit Union of Southern California (CU SoCal) is a leading financial institution empowering those who live, work, worship, or attend school in Orange County, Los Angeles County, Riverside County, and San Bernardino County to reach their goals and build strong financial futures. CU SoCal provides access to convenient money management services and offers competitive rates and flexible terms on auto loans, mortgages, and VISA credit cards—turning wishing and waiting into achieving and doing.


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