How to Join

Become a Member from the comfort of your home.


Introducing Digital Membership - the fastest way to join Malahide Credit Union.

Membership Type


Decide what type of membership suits you - joint, single or juvenile account.Fill in an application form available below for download or in branch. Complete and return it to our office.

Required Documents


Provide the required documents (proof of address, photo ID and PPS numbers)* along with your application form. Membership of MCU only costs you €1, and you have to lodge €5 to activate your account

Application Approved


Your application will be sent to the Malahide Credit Union membership committee for approval. You’ll get your account details in the post.

*Please note that the Public Service Card cannot be accepted as proof of identity or proof of PPSN.

Membership is available for anyone who lives or works in our common bond.

Follow the steps below to complete your membership.

  • Join us online now or fill in an application form – Single account, Joint account or Juvenile account.
  • Provide the required documents and details (proof of address, photo ID and PPS numbers)
  • It only costs €1 to join, and you have to lodge €5 to activate your account
  • We’ll take your photograph for extra security
  • Your application will be sent for approval
  • You’ll get your account details in the post

To comply with the requirements of the 2018 Anti-Money Laundering Regulation you will need to provide the following …

1. Photo ID

  • A valid Passport or Driving Licence (Provisional or Full).
  • For a Joint Account, proof of ID is required for everyone named on the account.
  • And for children, we need the child’s Birth Cert as well as Photo ID, and photo ID for the parent/guardian.

2. Proof of Address

One of the following is required, and it must be dated within the last six months.

  • Utility bill (gas, electricity, etc.)
  • Bank account statement or credit card statement
  • Revenue letters/documents (e.g. tax cert)

For children, proof of address of parent/guardian is fine.

Please note that P60 and P45 documents cannot be used as proof of address.


3. Your PPS Number

You will need one proof of PPS number for everyone named on the account

  • P60 or P45
  • P21 Balancing Statement
  • Employer’s Payslip

And for members under 18, we’ll need either their Social Service Card or a letter from

the Department of Social and Family Affairs confirming their PPS Number.

Click here to download our Membership Joining Form