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How to Join

Brooklyn Cooperative has become New York City’s fastest-growing credit union, providing relationship-based banking services to more than 6,600 members in Bushwick and Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Join Us!

Once you open a Simple Savings account, you’re a member. The minimum account balance is $5 and there is a $1 monthly membership fee.

To start saving, bring the following:

  • A completed Membership Application (a Personal Checking account is optional).  Find applications forms here.
  • Proof of address
    • A bill or any letter mailed to you with your name and current address is acceptable.
  • Government-issued Photo ID
  • Social Security Card or Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN): 
    • Acceptable proof of SSN include a Social Security card, W-2, tax return or letter from the Social Security Administration.  Your SSN is not displayed on your passport, license or birth certificate.
  • Application fee ($20) plus $5 minimum balance 

 

How to Open a Business Account

Businesses are also members of the credit union.  Many soon find that reliable, convenient checking services are a necessity. Come in today to open your business account and learn about our diverse business services. You will need to bring several documents, including:

  • A completed Business Membership Application (a Personal Checking Account is optional; the application may be downloaded here)
  • Proof of incorporation (if applicable)
  • Proof of address
    • A bill or any letter mailed to you with your personal or business name and current address is acceptable.
  • For all authorized signers:
    • Government-issued Photo ID
    • Social Security Card or Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN): 
      • Acceptable proof of SSN includes a Social Security card, W-2, tax return or letter from the Social Security Administration.  Your SSN is not displayed on your passport, license or birth certificate.
  • $20 application fee
  • $0 minimum balance (checking)/ $5 minimum balance (savings)

For each business owner who will use the account, provide the following:

  • Proof of address
  • Photo ID
  • Social Security Card
     

 Don't hesitate to get in touch and start to learn more about us!