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We are looking forward to becoming your financial partner and institution of choice! To become a FirstLight Federal Credit Union Member, you can easily apply online or visit any of our convenient locations.

Are you eligible?

You may qualify for membership if:

  • You live, work, worship, attend school, volunteer or your business is located in El Paso County or Dona Ana County.
  • You are a member of one of the selected military branches/units or a civilian personnel at Fort Bliss.
  • You're a family member* of an existing member.

Here's what you need to join:

  • A State issued ID or Passport
  • A Social Security Number
  • $5 minimum deposit

* Family members are defined as: spouse, child, sibling, parent, grandparent, grandchild, step and adoptive relationships.

Ready to Join?

Opening a Share Account (Savings Account) is the first step to becoming a member and part owner at FirstLight!

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Why Choose FirstLight Federal Credit Union?

We want to help you achieve financial success - and we've been doing that for 65 years. At FirstLight, that mission is what motivates us to keep innovating and striving for excellence by offering low fees, great rates, and high dividends that you won't find at a traditional bank. 

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Membership Benefits

We work hard every day to make a difference for you, your family, and for our communities. Unlike a traditional bank, FirstLight's services enable you to save smarter, borrow for less, and make your money work as hard as you do.

Because we know you're busy with your life, FirstLight is here to make financial matters easier. We're glad you're here, and remember, we're not a bank... We're FirstLight Federal Credit Union! That means you are not a customer; you are a member and part owner of our organization.

Credit Unions vs. Banks

Knowing the differences between Credit Unions and Banks can help you make the right decision for your financial needs!

Check out this video for more information:

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