Become a member and do great things with your money


Choosing a financial institution is an important decision. You want an institution that has the expertise to guide you wisely, the flexibility to meet your evolving needs, and the courage to embrace opportunity and innovation. At Vancity, we live by these values every single day, serving over 509,000 members across BC. Become a Vancity member and join us today.

Benefits of membership

Because we’re a credit union and not a conventional bank, you’ll need to become a member before opening an account. Being a Vancity member entitles you to a range of benefits including voting rights, profit-sharing dividends, and access to our products and services.

Ways to join us

Start the membership application process online and we'll follow up with a phone call.

Apply now

You can also call our Member Services Centre to start the membership application or set up an appointment at your local branch.

Opening a business account? Join Vancity as a business member

Already a member?

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Join my2cents, our online member panel and tell us how you feel about issues affecting your finances, credit union and community.

Each member is required to hold $5 in shares. Vancity may transfer money from any account to your Membership Shares
account toward the purchase of the minimum number of shares, if required.