Getting Started

What you'll need to apply:

  • Social Security number/Foreign Address and date of birth of all account holders (up to two co-applicant)
    • For international members of a qualified company, no social security is required to join. You will be required to complete a W-8BEN Form.
  • Phone number and email address.
  • Physical U.S. address (no post office boxes).
  • Debit card or account information for funding your new account.

Who Can Bank at Stanford FCU

  • We proudly serve the banking needs of individuals and families who comprise the Stanford community, and the employees and family members of over 100 employers throughout the Bay Area.

    Check out the list of companies here.

    Other ways to join Friends of the Palo Alto Library (FOPAL) and Museum of American Heritage (MOAH).

  • Membership to FOPAL and MOAH is open to anyone who is a current State of California resident.1
  • We will pay for the membership fee which supports these local non-profit organizations.
  • Start your FOPAL or MOAH membership at any Stanford FCU branch when you open your account.
  • If you are a non-California resident, please contact us prior to opening your membership or applying for any credit product as there may be additional requirements and/or restrictions.

1 Evidence of California residency is required when opening a membership online. Please ask us for further details.