Become A Member

You can submit your membership application, provided its a single application, via the ANSAC App, available through Google Play or The App Store. Or print our paper form available here on our website. Select the membership account type below and click the button to continue.

Benefits Of Membership

Join Ansac Credit Union and benefit from our many loans and services available only to our valued members.

Access our wide range of online services.

No joining fees or costs.

Avail of free-to-member Loan Protection Insurance.

Become a part-owner of a financial co-operative.

Bank on-the-go with our Mobile App.

Low-fee current account with award winning Credit Union customer service.

Opening An Account?

We’re always delighted to welcome new members to the ANSAC Community. By saving with us, you become part owner of a highly successful co-operative. Plus, you enjoy access to our discounted 6.9% Welcome Loan as a new member.

Opening An Account?
Opening an Account for a Minor

Opening an Account for a Minor

The extended family of ANSAC members can join too, including Minors aged under 16 years.  Plus, sign them up before the age of 2 and we'll lodge a free €20 into their account.

Opening an Account for a Family

The extended family members of ANSAC Credit Union members can join too!

  • Adult family members resident on the Island of Ireland.
  • Minors under the age of 16 resident on the Island of Ireland.
Opening an Account for a Family
Refer & you both could win!

Refer & you both could win!

We're thrilled to share that we've expanded our common bond.

This means that the extended family members of an existing ANSAC member can now join us.   (Once you live on the island of Ireland.)  You can also join our Credit Union family once you were a member of PDFORRA upon retirement or are a member of PDFREMA.

To celebrate this from August 1st we're running a refer a friend promo:

  • Introduce a new member before the end of the year and you could win €1,000 at our next AGM.
  • Every new member who joins before the end of the year & maintains a minimum balance of €25 in their account, will be entered into a draw to win €250 in their first month of membership.

Opening a Joint Account

We're now offering Joint Membership Accounts

  • Both applicants must have individual ANSAC accounts prior to applying.
  • Joint applications must be made via our paper Joint Application Form only.  (This service is not available via our App).
Opening a Joint Account

How Can I Join?

To apply you’ll need to fill out our application form available online here or through our App. You’ll also need the following documentation:

Photo ID

Photo ID

Driver’s Licence, Passport or Defence Forces ID

Proof of Address

Proof of Address

Recent gas/electricity or telephone bill, recent bank/building society statement or TV licence

Proof of PPS Number

Proof of PPS Number

You can use documents from Revenue, Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, the HSE and current or previous employment which display your PPSN

Membership Application

Once your membership application is approved, we’ll contact you with your account details. To activate your ANSAC account you’ll need to lodge €10 to your shares, €1.27 of which will be automatically deducted as your nominal joining fee.

Membership FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions about becoming a member with us:

In order to join ANSAC you’ll need to complete our membership form and provide the following:

  • Photographic Identification
  • Driver’s Licence, Passport or Defence Forces ID
  • Proof of Residence
  • Recent gas/electricity or telephone bill, recent bank/building society statement or TV licence
  • Proof of PPS Number

Yes, to activate your ANSAC account once your membership application has been approved, you’ll need to lodge €10 to your shares.  €1.27 of which will be automatically deducted as your nominal joining fee.

The common bond is the factor which unites all the members of your credit union - it is what all members have in common. The most usual common bonds are:

Community bond (where all the members live, and in some cases work, in a particular locality).

Occupational bond (where all members are in the same profession or occupation, or work for the same employer).

Associational bond (where all the members are in the same society or association).

Membership shall be limited to and consist of the signatories to the application to register the credit union and such other persons having the following common bond:

  • Membership of PDFORRA (Permanent Defence Forces Other Ranks Representative Association) and personnel who have membership of PDFORRA on retirement from the Permanent Defence Forces.
  • Membership of PDFREMA (Permanent Defence Forces Retired Enlisted Members Association)
  • Staff of ANSAC Credit Union Ltd.
  • A family member of a pre-existing qualified member. A family member can be any of the following, provided they reside on the Island of Ireland: father, mother, grandfather, grandmother, father-in-law, mother-in-law, spouse or civil partner, cohabitant, son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, brother, sister, half-brother, half-sister, uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, first cousin, step-son, step-daughter, step-brother, step-sister, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law or sister-in-law.

as have been duly admitted members of the credit union in accordance with these rules and comply with such of the rules as relate to membership and including, if otherwise qualified, such other persons as were members of the unincorporated body known as A.N.S.A.C Credit Union Ltd., immediately before the date on which such body secured registration as A.N.S.A.C Credit Union Limited.

Yes, the children of ANSAC Members can open accounts with us. We offer Minor accounts to those under the age of 16. Offspring of ANSAC members over the age of 16 can join as an adult.

Adult family members must be resident at the same household as the ANSAC member. Minor family members however don’t have to live at the same address.

Yes, adult family members of ANSAC members can become members provided they are resident in the same household as the ANSAC members. Equally the children of ANSAC members can open an account with us. They are not required to live at the same address as the ANSAC member in question.

Yes, provided you are still a member on the day of your retirement from the defence forces you can remain a member of ANSAC. As a member you can also offer your services as an ANSAC rep and be nominated to serve on our board.

Our AGMs typically takes place towards the end of the year/start of the next one. However, we will provide you with written notification and publish the date on our social media accounts in the weeks before the meeting