Membership Made Easy

With advanced biometric facial verification, and the ability to submit proof of ID, we're offering you a safe and reliable way to become a member.

To become a member of People First Credit Union you just need to live or work or study within our Common Bond area of Portlaoise, Athy, Abbeyleix, Stradbally

Join Using Your Phone

We’ve created an intelligent and secure method for you to become a member directly through your mobile phone. All you have to do is download our Mobile App to take full advantage of joining as you go.

Secure Facial Verification

We use advanced biometric facial technology to capture and verify who you are. Simply take a quick selfie and you’re done. This intuitive technology, ensures becoming a member is quicker than ever.

Reliable Identity Check

We’ve created a way for you to share proof of ID with us that’s both secure and reliable. As you progress with your application, you will be given an opportunity to show your ID there and then. There’s no waiting around.

Quick Online Access

Once your membership has been approved, we'll text you a temporary pin so you can have immediate access to your online account. You won’t have to worry about anything, we will do the rest.

How To get started

Download Our Mobile App

Make sure you have valid ID ready

Complete the form

Verify your Identity

Upload required documentation

Sit back and wait for us to review and approve your membership

Membership for over 16’s for a Single Account only is available on the People First Credit Union app. If you are looking to open a Minor or Joint account please download the form below.

Minor Account

Documents Required

  • Valid passport, or birth certificate for child
  • Parents proof of address (must show current address within the last 6 months)
  • Parent ID
  • Child’s Proof of PPS Number – Optional

Children over the age of 7: must be present at account opening stage and must sign for withdrawals.

Joint Account

Photographic proof of identification:

  • Current valid passport or driving licence

Proof of address (must show current address within the last 6 months)

  • Original document of household bill e.g. ESB, Phone, Gas, Bank or Building Society Statement

Proof of PPSN: Optional

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