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Join a Credit Union that puts you First!

Joining couldn’t be easier. To become a member you need to either Live OR Work in the surrounding areas of Abbeyleix, Athy, Portlaoise or Stradbally. You can become a member and apply for a loan with us on the same day!

Opening An Account?

To become a member you will need to fill in either a Single Application Form  or a Joint Application Form. We are also taking applications for Under 7 years of age and Over 7 -16 years of age . Please click on each form and it will take you through the entire Online Application requirements. The forms are fillable so you can type in your details and print them or save and email them to us info@peoplefirstcu.ie .You will find below the documents required. We cannot take Group account applications online, please call 057 8622594 for assistance with these accounts.

Single Account

Photographic proof if identification:

  • Current valid passport or driving licence

Proof of address (must show a current address within the last 6 months);

  • Original document of household bill e.g. ESB, Phone, Gas, Bank or Building Society Statement

Proof of PPSN: Please note People First Credit Union cannot accept Public Services Card as proof of PPSN Document from Revenue or the Department of Social Protection will have your PPSN

  • To become a member of People First Credit Union you just need to live or work within our Common Bond area of Portlaoise, Athy, Abbeyleix.

Joint Account

For joint accounts, we need the following paperwork from both parties
Photographic proof of identification:

  • Current valid passport or driving licence

Proof of address (must show current address within the last 6 months)

  • Original document of household bill e.g. ESB, Phone, Gas, Bank or Building Society Statement

Proof of PPSN: Please note People First Credit Union cannot accept Public Services Card as proof of PPSN Document from Revenue or the Department of Social Protection will have your PPSN

  • To become a member of People First Credit Union you just need to live or work within our Common Bond area of Portlaoise, Athy, Abbeyleix

Minor Account

Child’s Photo ID

  • Valid passport, or birth certificate if the child does not have a passport

Proof of Address (must show current address within the last 6 months)

  • Parents proof of address accepted if the child has none

Child’s Proof of PPS Number

  • Document from Revenue or the Department of Social Protection
  • Please note: People First CU cannot accept Public Services Card as proof of PPSN

Children over the age of 7: must be present at account opening stage and must sign for withdrawals
Parents (if not currently members) must also provide their own paperwork.

Membership has many benefits...

Flexible & Convenient Loans

Members can take out flexible loans after joining, and repay at tailor-made schedules. All our loans are fully insured (for free), against disability or death.

Quality Service, No Fees

You can be assured of a professional service from Credit Union at all times. And you do not pay a transaction fee for saving with us, or borrowing money.

Pay by Direct Debit

Arrange a Direct Debit payment from your bank and be sure of regular payments to your Credit Union account. We will send you a statement showing all transactions.