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Direct Membership

National and regional credit union organizations can join World Council as Direct Members. Eligible organizations are credit union-owned and must be solvent. Members pay mandatory annual dues on the basis of affiliated credit unions’ total assets. The board of directors reviews and votes upon new membership applications.

To apply for direct membership, please submit the following items:

  1. Completed Direct Membership Application
  2. A letter of intent from your board of directors requesting World Council membership and certifying that: 
  3. The bylaws of your organization
  4. The financial statements of your organization for the last three years including balance sheets and income statements audited by an accredited accounting firm

The application is complete when your organization pays the annual dues in full.

Associate Membership

Business service organizations and international organizations that represent non-credit union financial cooperatives are eligible to become Associate Members. Associate members have access to membership benefits, have a seat and voice at the annual general meeting but may not vote and cannot be elected to the board of directors. The board of directors reviews and votes upon new membership applications.

To apply for associate membership, please submit the following items:

  1. Completed Associate Membership Application
  2. A letter of intent from your board of directors requesting World Council membership and certifying that: 
    • The application was approved by a majority of your directors
    • Your organization will abide by the World Council Bylaws
    • Your organization will pay its dues in full
  3. The bylaws of your organization
  4. The financial statements of your organization for the last three years including balance sheets and income statements audited by an accredited accounting firm

The application is complete when your organization pays the annual dues in full.

Please submit the application and supporting materials to:

World Council of Credit Unions
Brian Branch, President & CEO
P.O. Box 2982
Madison, WI 5371-2982 USA
Email: CEOoffice@woccu.org


                                                                                                                        

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