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At EPFCU, you're not just a member … you're an owner!

As a member of EPFCU, you and the members of your immediate family are eligible for a lifetime of financial services. And, because we're a not-for-profit financial cooperative, you contribute directly to the well-being of the credit union simply by taking advantage of the many beneficial services we offer. Furthermore, you're encouraged to participate in credit union committees and vote for credit union officials at our Annual Membership Meeting.

Join Online 24/7

You can confirm your eligibility and join the credit union securely online. You'll need a scan or photo of your valid photo ID.

Join by Mail or In Person

Once you confirm your eligibility, you may submit the following to the credit union:

  1. Completed Membership Application (PDF)
  2. Copy of Valid Photo ID
  3. $10 Deposit for your Share Savings Account

Bring to any branch location or mail to:

EP Federal Credit Union
P.O. Box 23393
Washington, DC 20026

Once a Member, Always a Member

Once you join the credit union, you'll remain a member as long as you maintain your account, even if you leave our field of membership. Your family members will still be eligible to join as well. So it's a good idea to keep your account in good standing. Credit union membership is a valuable resource for you and your family!

Who Can Join

Our field of membership includes employees of the following organizations:

  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing (work in and paid and supervised from D.C.)
  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing (work in Texas and paid from D.C.)
  • U.S. Treasury Department (work in the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Main or Annex Buildings or in the Liberty Loan Building in D.C.)
  • Army Times Publishing Company or its wholly-owned subsidiaries
  • Environmental Protection Agency (with no local Environmental Protection Agency Federal Credit Union available to them)
  • Catholic University of America and Trinity Washington University (students and faculty who work in D.C.)
  • American University (students and faculty who work in D.C.)
  • Contractors with this credit union or any of the above organizations
  • U.S. Public Health Service Health Unit (work in the buildings operated by the above employers)
  • National Retired Teachers Association or the NRTA-AARP Administrative Fund (work in D.C.)
  • Bureau of Homes, NRTA (Gray Gables) or the NRTA and AARP Nursing Home (Acacias) in Ojai, California
  • Retired Persons Services, Inc. (work in Alexandria, VA)
  • American Association of Retired Persons (work in or supervised or paid from D.C. or California)
  • The Washington Times (work in or are supervised from D.C.)
  • Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation (work in D.C.)
  • United States Catholic Conference (work in or paid from D.C. or New York City)
  • Associated Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, Inc. (work in or paid from D.C.)
  • This credit union
  • Regular members of the Graphic Communications International Union, Locals 285, 144-B, 42 B, 72 or 449 in D.C., who qualify in accordance with its constitution and bylaws as of January 1988, and employees of these Locals
  • Others who work at the same facilities and for the same employers as the above union members and are under labor-management contracts (if not eligible for another labor or occupational credit union in the D.C. area)

Others who are eligible:

  • Spouses of persons who died while within our field of membership
  • Persons retired as pensioners or annuitants from the above employers
  • Immediate family members of current EPFCU members
  • Full-time students and alumni of the above college and universities and organizations of such persons

Why You Should Join EPFCU