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Become a Member

How to Join Century Federal Credit Union

Serving more than 28,000 members, Century Federal Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative with over $350 million in assets. Century Federal is one of the largest credit unions in northeast Ohio and was federally chartered in 1948.

Century Federal is a Select Employee Group (SEG) type of credit union where a company/organization must first sign up in order to provide you, as an employee, and your family members access to the credit union's services. Once you become a member you are a MEMBER FOR LIFE!

Century Federal is federally chartered which means your savings are federally insured to at least $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government.

Membership Requirements*

  • You must be a current employee (full or part-time), member or volunteer of one of our Select Employee Groups (SEGs). Membership is also extended to individuals who are members of an "immediate family or household" of an eligible individual, defined as:
    • Immediate family is defined as spouse, child, sibling, parent, grandparent, or grandchild. This includes stepparents, stepchildren, stepsiblings, and adoptive relationships.
    • Household is defined as persons living in the same residence maintaining a single economic unit.
  • The requirement for membership is opening a Share (Savings) Account with a minimum $5.00 deposit. (Applications cannot be accepted without a minimum $5.00 share account deposit).
  • A minimum deposit of $25.00 is required if opening a Share Draft Checking Account.
Your personal information is safe and secure with Century Federal. The application process will only take about 10 minutes to complete. You can also apply for Century Federal membership in person at any one of our area branch locations. You'll need the following items handy to submit your online membership account application to join the credit union:
  • Social Security Number (SSN)
  • Driver's license or government ID
  • Home address
  • Phone number
  • Bank account and routing number to fund your account (if applicable)
  • Email address
Helpful hints will be available throughout the account opening process, should you have any questions about information you are being asked to provide.

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*To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering, federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person that opens an account. When you open an account we will ask for your name, street address, date of birth and other information that allows us to identify you. We may ask to see your driver's license or other identifying documents. We may report information about you to credit bureaus. Late payments, missed payment or other defaults on your account may be reflected in your credit report.