Shared Branching Expands Member Access to Services
Did you know BECU is part of CO-OP, a network of 3,500 credit unions? Included in that network are partner credit unions that offer services to BECU members.
What is Shared Branching?
Shared Branching is a group of credit unions that agrees to handle regular teller transactions for members of other participating credit unions (partner credit unions). You can complete a variety of teller transactions at these locations just as if you were visiting a BECU teller location.
Through the CO-OP, members have access to more than 5,600 Shared Branch locations across the country. Plus, between BECU ATMs and CO-OP ATMs - you have access to more than 30,000 surcharge-free CO-OP ATMs nationwide, and there are even locations in 13 countries.
Between Shared Branching and the Co-Op ATM network, you have access to your BECU accounts wherever life takes you.
What Transactions Can You Complete?
- Deposits (US Funds only)
- Loan Payments (Excluding Visa and Mortgage payments)
- Transfer Balances
- Loan Advances
- Notary Services
*Withdrawals over $500 are at the discretion of the partner credit union. Cash and check withdrawals through Shared Branching are limited to two transactions in 48 hours, regardless of amount.
How Do You Find a Location?
Use the locations search in the BECU Mobile App, or go to www.becu.org/locations then filter your results to select Partner Credit Unions.
What Do You Bring With You?
- Your Credit Union name (BECU, of course)
- Full account number
- Valid and acceptable ID
- Address and/or last four of SSN
- Date of birth
What's Good to Know Before You Go?
- Services offered can vary among partner credit unions.
- Call your selected location to confirm services before making the trip.
- You can access the CO-OP Shared Branch Live Help at 888-837-6500 to have questions answered or find locations. Check out http://www.co-opsharedbranch.org/ for more details on Live Help.
- Occasionally, there are fees charged by the partner credit union, ranging from $5 to $25 for things like cashier's checks and photocopies.