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The Advantages of Membership 
There are numerous advantages to becoming a member of the VA Desert Pacific Federal Credit Union. Your membership gives you access to a full range of products offered by a large financial institution, and the warm, personal service that comes from belonging to a credit union that is owned by its members. As a member, you will also enjoy:
  • Better savings and loan rates 
  • Lower fees 
  • Convenient, time-saving electronic services 
  • Dividend-earning checking and savings 
  • Mortgage and home equity loans 
  • And much more!

Who Can Join?
Membership in the VA Desert Pacific Federal Credit Union is open to the following persons:

1. Employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, who work for the VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network 22 in Long Beach, Loma Linda, Los Angeles, San Diego, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada.

2. Employees of the Veterans Canteen Service and all other federal employees assigned to duty at the Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network 22 in Long Beach, Loma Linda, Los Angeles, San Diego, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada, on a full-time basis or on a regularly scheduled part-time basis.

3. Employees of Veterans Service Organizations and of the American Red Cross assigned full-time duty at the Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network 22 in Long Beach, Loma Linda, Los Angeles, San Diego, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada. 

4. Employees of Seaside Child Development Center who work in Long Beach, California.

5. Regularly scheduled volunteers, who serve at the Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network 22 in Long Beach, Loma Linda, Los Angeles, San Diego, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada

6. Medical trainees (formerly employees) of affiliated educational institutions who work or train at the Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network 22 in Long Beach, Loma Linda, Los Angeles, San Diego, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada.

7. Spouses of persons who died while within the field of membership of this credit union; employees of this credit union; persons retired as pensioners or annuitants from the above employment.

If you qualify for membership, so does any member of your immediate family including your spouse, child, sister, brother, parent, grandparent, and grandchild.

Membership for Life
When you join the VA Desert Pacific Federal Credit Union, you are a member for life! Even if you change employment or move to another area, you can still keep your membership and all its benefits. 

How to Join 
To become a member of the VA Desert Pacific Federal Credit Union, simply open a savings account with us for as little as $50 and pay the $10 one time membership fee. Your $50 savings account is your stake in the credit union, making you a member and a part owner.

Application - Click here to open a PDF version of the Membership/Savings Account Application. Print and complete the application, then mail, fax or drop it off at our office. 

We will call you to set up your appointment to complete the process. You will need to bring with you: Your picture ID* (driver license, California ID, Passport, etc.), VA badge (if applicable), initial deposit of $50, plus $10 membership fee. You can even arrange to have payroll direct deposit your initial deposit into your savings account.

*Important: To avoid unnecessary delay, if your picture ID has an address that is not what you will use as your physical address, you must also bring a utility bill (water, gas, electricity) that reflects your current address.  Also, you may give us a P.O. Box as your mailing address, however, we must have your physical address stored on our system at the time of membership establishment.  


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