Handling the Finances of a Deceased Person

We Understand This is a Difficult Time for You, BECU is Here to Help

Settling the affairs of a loved one can be tough to navigate. We are here to assist you with handling their financial business at BECU. 

Refer to the following steps and frequently asked questions to help in settling the accounts of a deceased BECU member.

Steps and Requirements for Reporting a Death to BECU

1. Notify BECU by calling 800-233-2328 or by visiting any BECU location
2. We will require a certified copy of the death certificate. Certified copies can often be obtained from your state's department of health.

Please Note: If you are appointed Personal Representative or Administrator, please provide us with a certified copy of the Letters Testamentary or Letters of Administration. Unfortunately, BECU does not accept wills or provide legal advice. We understand you may have questions and we encourage you to seek answers from a trusted legal professional.  

Do you have additional documentation? Bring your documents to any BECU location. You can also mail or fax your documents to: 


BECU MS 1094-2

Attention: Account Servicing
PO BOX 97050
Seattle, WA 98124-9750 



Additional Information

Savings and Checking Accounts
Consumer Loans 
First Mortgage Loans and Home Equity Loans
Establishing Membership at BECU
Important Phone Numbers

The information is for general purposes only. It is not intended to be legal or other advice. The material is provided solely on the basis that the user will take full responsibility for verifying the accuracy, current regulatory requirements, and completeness of all relevant statements. No user should act on the basis of any matter without due consideration, and if necessary, seeking appropriate advice based upon his or her own particular circumstances.