Invest in you.

As a not-for-profit credit union, we pass our earnings back to our members in the form of higher savings rates and lower loan rates.

We invest in you.

Led by a people-before-profit philosophy, we want to help make your dreams a reality. No pressure, no hidden agenda, just a plan for the future.
Become a member

You belong here.

There are hundreds of ways a person can become a First Tech member.

If you don't meet any of the criteria below - don't worry! Just give us a call or stop by a branch and we'll help you navigate.

  • Work for an innovative company on our partner list or for the State of Oregon
  • Work or live in Lane County, Oregon
  • Belong to the Computer History Museum or the Financial Fitness Association*

*To become a member of the Computer History Museum or join the Financial Fitness Association, stop by a location or join within our online application.

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Join today!

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Join in just 10 minutes.

Don't be nervous. We'll walk you through it.

You'll need:

  • Social Security Number
  • Valid Email Address
  • Home Address
  • Employer Info
  • Driver's License
  • Funding Account Number and Routing Number
I had no idea joining a credit union could be faster than ordering a cup of coffee.
Tracy K.
Portland, OR

Find us.

Join at your local First Tech location.

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Member benefits.

We want to be your financial partner for life. Whether you're looking for your first home or approaching retirement, we're here to help you every step of the way.

Convenience

First Tech makes it easy to access your money and get the help you need. With more than 40 First Tech locations and access to more than 5,600 CO-OP branches nationwide, 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs, online banking, bill pay, mobile apps and e-deposit 24/7, we have the tools you need to make your banking life easy.

Advocacy

Our members often save money by having their accounts with us versus a bank. With no-cost financial reviews, we're committed to strengthening your financial future and the communities we serve.

Security

Your privacy is our highest concern. With First Tech, you can expect round-the-clock fraud monitoring, top-notch web encryption and deposits insured up to $250,000 by the NCUA.