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Why choose Warwick Credit Union?

Warwick Credit Union is a member-focused, value-driven organisation that undertakes a range of community engagement activities, and gives back to our local communities in which we operate.

Warwick Credit Union is 100% owned by our members, not external shareholders. Our products and services are designed and developed to support our members’ needs and lifestyle. 

Unlike the big banks our profits are reinvested back into the development of better products, better rates, fairer fees, responsible lending and outstanding customer service.

When you join Warwick Credit Union, you become a part-owner and may use the Credit Union for all your savings, loans and other financial products and services. You're also entitled to vote in the election of Board of Directors who set the operating policies for the Credit Union and supervise the performance of the organisation. 

Before you visit us, please note that government legislation requires that when you first open a new account with a financial institution, you need to bring along proof of your identity. 

The documents produced need to be originals, examples include:

  • Photo driver’s licence or photo ID proof of age card or passport, or
  • Birth Certificate 
  ID Documents
You need to include 1 document from List A or one each from List B & List C (In the case of a child, a birth certificate or extract issued by a State or Territory government is enough).
LIST A - Primary Photographic Identification Documents
  • Photo driver's licence issued by a State or Territory or foreign government 
  • Photo ID proof of age card issued by a State or Territory 
  • Current passport (or expired within last 2 years) issued by the Commonwealth
  • Passport, with photo of the person, issued by a foreign government, the United Nations, or a UN agency if not in English - accompanied by an English translation prepared by an accredited translator
  • National ID card, with photo and signature of the person, issued by a foreign government, the United Nations, or a UN agency if not in English - accompanied by an English translation prepared by an accredited translator. 
LIST B - Non-photographic Identification Documents
  • Birth certificate issued by a state or territory 
  • Birth extract issued by a state or territory 
  • Citizenship certificate issued by the Commonwealth 
  • Pension card issued by Centrelink 
  • Birth certificate issued by a foreign government or the UN if not in English - accompanied by an English translation prepared by an accredited translator
  • Citizenship certificate issued by a foreign government if not in English - accompanied by an English translation prepared by an accredited translator
LIST C - Secondary ID Documents
  • A notice that: 
   - was issued to an individual by the Commonwealth, a State or Territory within the preceding 12 months;     - contains the name of the individual and his or her residential address; and     - records the provision of financial benefits to the individual under a law of the Commonwealth, State or Territory (as the case may be). 
  • A notice that: 
   - was issued to an individual by the Australian Taxation Office within the preceding 12 months;     - contains the name of the individual and his or her residential address; and     - records a debt payable to or by the individual by or to (respectively) the Commonwealth under a Commonwealth law relating to taxation. 
  • A notice that: 
   - was issued to an individual by a local government body or utilities provider within the preceding 3 months;     - contains the name of the individual and his or her residential address; and     - records the provision of services by that local government body or utilities provider to that address or to that person. 
  • A notice that: 
   - was issued to a minor by a School principal within the last 3 months contains the name of the minor and their residential    address; and     - records the period of time the minor attended the school. 

Switch your accounts to Warwick Credit Union

Once you've become a Member of Warwick Credit Union don't forget to switch your transaction account/s to Warwick Credit Union. We've made the process easy for you with our dedicated account switching service.

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Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact us