Become part of the Churches' Credit Union
Take advantage of the common bond shared with your church family and join the Churches Mutual

Join Churches Mutual

If you've read our eligibility information and are ready to apply for membership please read the following important information before continuing.

Rememberyou can apply for a loan before joining the Credit Union, but you will be asked to complete the membership application before you can receive your loan. You must be a member before you can open a savings account.

Personal Data

When you apply for an account with Churches Mutual, we ask you to provide information about yourself. This includes information about who you are, where you live, and who you bank with.

This information is sent through our secure website to 'Transunion' – an external credit reference bureau who validates the information given and provides us with a report in order to satisfy identity checks and Anti-Money Laundering legislation.

Full details of how Churches Mutual treats your personal information can be found on our Privacy Notice.

If you are not willing to provide this information please contact us but please be aware that we cannot open an account for you if we are unable to verify your identity.


Please check the eligibility requirements for individual memebrs or for corporate members before applying. If you're still unsure you can contact the Credit Union at

Joining Fee & Initial Deposit

Once you have completed the joining process you will be asked for a £10 debit card payment. £5 will be the joining fee (which is non-refundable) and £5 your initial deposit. Within two working days you will be contacted by email with more information on the next stage of account opening.

Please have your passport and/or driver's licence details ready.

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