Become a Member

through your employer.

Special benefits for our employees of Select Employer Groups

When you become a Lafayette Federal member through your employer, you join a credit union family. Our team is dedicated to going above and beyond to ensure you get the financial support you need for life.

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On-site or Virtual Appointments

Personalized, on-site or virtual group or one-on-one appointments for SEG employees, provided by our Business Development Team.

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Financial Wellness Education

As an SEG employee, you get access to on-site and online specialty courses to help you achieve everything from creating a balanced budget to building your savings.

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Once a Member, Always a Member

Even if you change jobs or move, you will always be a member of Lafayette Federal — just maintain a minimum balance of $50 in your Share Savings account.

Your personal representative

Contact your personal representative for assistance opening your account. They’re happy to answer any questions that you may have!

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Michelle Michel Ramirez

Membership Development Officer

Our members love Lafayette Federal.

The staff at Lafayette Federal Credit Union are always available for you. They have been with us every step of operating our business and bend over backwards to make sure what’s needed is done. We love that we know who to call and that our questions are answered with enthusiasm and expertise.

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Bank With The Best – Nationally Ranked!

Join a credit union with nation-leading rates and top notch service you can trust. But don’t just take our word for it.

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USA Today Top Work Places 2024

USA Today’s Top Work Place Award celebrates nationally recognized companies like Lafayette Federal Credit Union that make the world a better place to work together by prioritizing a people-centered culture and giving employees a voice.

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#12 of Top 100 Credit Unions 2022

S&P Global Market Intelligence Rankings places Lafayette as one of the Top 100 performing credit unions in 2022, securing the #12 spot out of almost 1,800 qualified credit unions nationwide.

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#84 in The Washington Post 2024 Top Workplaces

Lafayette Federal is delighted to share its placement as number 84 out of 250 workplaces in the esteemed 2024 Washington Post Top Workplaces list. This recognition underscores our continuous commitment to prioritizing employee satisfaction and well-being, reinforcing our position as a leading employer in the Greater Washington area.

Explore the Lafayette Federal difference.

Competitive, nation-leading rates

For every dollar you save with us, you get rewarded. Take advantage of greater rewards with our tiered savings accounts.

Free 24/7 online banking

Access your account anytime, anywhere with our Online Banking and Mobile App. Deposit your funds on the go or conveniently check your balance on your own time.

Nationwide eligibility

There’s several ways to become a Lafayette Federal member. Whether you live nearby or work with one of our affiliate companies, you’re eligible!

Lower interest & more rewards

Whether you need a loan for your home or a credit card, you can be sure that outstanding rates and rewards align with the product of your choice.

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New members earn up to $750

We’re paying YOU up to $750 to make the switch to our member-owned, award-winning credit union!

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What you will need to apply…

You will need the following information in order to complete the application:

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Check your eligibility to confirm that you’re in our field of membership.

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Personal Identification

Have your government issued ID, driver’s license/State ID, or Passport with current address ready.

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Your Address

Make sure to have your physical and mailing address on hand.

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Your SSN & Date of Birth

We’ll also need other identifying information such as your Social Security Number and Date of Birth to verify your new account.

Open an account today.

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