Membership Criteria

Before starting the application, please have the following information available for any person applying for membership:

  • Social security number
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License or State-Issued Identification Card
  • Date of Birth
  • Physical Address (a U.S. address is required for electronic ID verification)
To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify and record information that identifies each person who opens an account. In addition to the information listed above, we may also ask to see your driver’s license or other identifying documents.

We will use the information you provide to verify your identity, authenticating it against information contained in your credit file with the TransUnion Credit Bureau. If we determine that you do not satisfy this credit requirement, you will be unable to complete your application. In that case, a branch representative will contact you to discuss your application and help you complete this process.

If we are able to verify your identity and confirm that your request is qualified, you will have the opportunity to review and print our account disclosures. You will also have the option of opening one or more shares and making your initial deposit, from which the $10 minimum membership balance will be charged. You will be able to access and print your signature card, which must be signed and returned to the Credit Union no later than 14 days from the date your request is initiated. Once received, a branch representative will contact you to discuss ordering debit cards and/or checks and to discuss any other services provided by the Credit Union.

During this process, you may contact Chicago Patrolmen’s Federal Credit Union directly by calling us at (312)726-8814 or (800) 326-8814. You may also email us at .

Chicago Patrolmen’s members must be affiliated with one of the following groups. Please select the category appropriate to you.