How To Join

Applying for Membership

Joining is Easy! To be eligible for membership of Ardee Credit Union you must be living/working or going to school within the local area.

 

What Do You Need To Join?

You need to present 3 forms of identification to join. A minimum of €6.35 is needed to open an account and keep it activated. There is a once off membership fee of €0.63 for anyone over 16 years of age.

*Under anti-money laundering law, you have to supply documents to prove who you are and where you live. There are a number of ways that you can do this. You can prove your identity by producing any one of the following:

1. Proof of identity

  • A valid passport or a current Irish drivers licence
  • Public services card or a
  • ML-10 form, an identification form with a photograph signed by an Garda Siochana

Photo ID must show proof of date of birth & recent photo. The ID must be current.

2. Proof of address

(all items must be dated within the last six months.)

You will also need to provide one of the following documents with your name on it to prove where you live:

  • A current utility (household) bill e.g. ESB, Phone
  • Bank or Building Society Statement
  • Document issued by Revenue showing your address
  • A letter from a government department e.g. letter from social welfare
  • Social insurance document that shows your address

3. Proof of PPSN

If you open up an account with Ardee Credit Union, you also need to provide proof of your PPSN. This is available on your;

  • Tax cert, payslip, social service card, letter from the department of social services
  • Alternatively, you can obtain a Personal Public Service Number (PPSN) by contacting the Department of Social and Family Affairs at 01-7043236

 

What You Need To Join For Anyone Under 16 Years

1. Proof of Identity*

You can prove your identity by producing one of the following items;

  • A valid passport for a child
  • Full version of child’s birth certificate

2. Proof of address

You will also need one of the following documents with your name on it to prove where your child lives: All documents must be dated within the last six months, accounts can only be opened at the child’s current address.

  • A current utility (household) bill e.g. ESB, Phone
  • Document issued by Revenue showing your address
  • A letter from a government department e.g. letter from social welfare
  • Social insurance document that shows the parents address

3. Proof of PPSN, Personal Public Service Number

Where an account is opened for a junior member, proof of their PPSN is also required.

This is available on their:

  • Social Service Card for the child
  • Letter from the Department of Social & Family Affairs confirming their PPS number

The above lists are an indication of acceptable documents but it is not exhaustive. If you are unable to provide any of the above please contact a member of staff.

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