Become a Member

Anyone can open a bank account, but being a credit union member provides unique and exclusive benefits to those who are eligible to join. Joining a credit union also allows you full voting rights, giving you an active voice in the direction and operation of your financial institution.

Who Can Join?

  • Employees of Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD)
  • Un-remarried spouses of persons who died while in the field of membership
  • The Board of Directors of MWD
  • Employees of MWD Federal Credit Union
  • Persons retired from MWD

Please complete the membership application and mail it to 700 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 or fax to (213) 217-6010. Notice that there are other required documents to enclose with the application, as well as a check or money order for $25.

Once you're a member, you can maintain your membership for life with activity on the account and by keeping a minimum savings balance of only $25. And with your credit union membership, your immediate family members can also join the credit union and benefit from the same valuable membership benefits you enjoy. Members of the immediate families include spouse, parents, siblings, children, step-children, grandchildren, domestic partners, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, and grandparents.


USA Patriot Act Disclosure: Important Information about Procedures for Opening a New Account
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. What this means for you: When you open an account, we will 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.

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