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November 27, 2014   

Membership // Membership Application

 

Direct Membership

National organizations that represent financial cooperatives or regional confederations of national organizations may join World Council as direct members. Members must abide by International Credit Union Principles and demonstrate financial viability. Members pay mandatory annual dues calculated on the basis of affiliated credit unions’ total assets. The board of directors review and vote upon new membership applications three times per year.

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

  1. Completed direct membership application (also available in Spanish, French and Russian).
  2. Letter of intent from your board of directors requesting membership with World Council and certifying that:
  3. Bylaws of your organization.
  4. The financial statements of your organization for the last three years including balance sheets and income statements. These must be audited by an accredited accounting firm.
  5. Mandatory dues payment in U.S. dollars for the first calendar year or the prorated portion of the year.

Associate Membership

Business service organizations that are owned by credit unions, and international organizations that represent non-credit union financial cooperatives are eligible to become associate members of the World Council. The board of directors review and vote upon new membership applications three times per year.

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

  1. Completed associate membership application (also available in Spanish).
  2. Letter of intent from your board of directors requesting membership with World Council and certifying that:
  3. Bylaws of your organization.
  4. The financial statements of your organization for the last three years including balance sheets and income statements. These must be audited by an accredited accounting firm.
  5. Mandatory dues payment in U.S. dollars for the first calendar year or the prorated portion of the year.

Please submit application and supporting materials to:

Liliana Tangwall
Credit Union Analyst
World Council of Credit Unions
5710 Mineral Point Road
Madison, WI 53705-4493 USA
ltangwall@woccu.org