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Membership has its benefits! Equitable Federal Credit Union members have access to all the financial products, services and conveniences our credit union has to offer. Why join a credit union? Join us today—for all the benefits that membership offers.

Benefits of Membership

Who can join?

Our field of membership includes:

  • Any persons who live, work, worship or attend school in, and businesses or other legal entities located in the city of Akron, OH.
  • You are an Immediate Family Member or live in the same Household of an existing member or individual eligible for membership.


How you can join



We've made applying for membership quick and simple!   

Application Requirements

Opening an account at Equitable FCU can be done in as little as five minutes. But please note we will ask you to provide the following documents for both the primary and joint owners:

  • Valid Driver’s License or State Issued ID (including the state, issue date and expiration date), valid Military ID, or a valid US Passport. The name on the ID should match the name on the application.
  • Social Security Card (if you’re adding a beneficiary, you will need their SSN)
  • $5 deposit to open your share account.

Apply Today

 In Person
  1. Print the application form (Adobe PDF 305KB)
  2. Visit our branch during business hours (view them here)
  3. Bring the following:
    Completed membership application
    $5 deposit to open your share account
    Valid driver's license or government ID

Once a member, Always a member!

USA Patriot Act - Important information about opening a new account: Federal law requires that we obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account. Within this application, we ask for your name, 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. Approval of your application may be delayed pending further verification of your identity.