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COMING SOON – New Branch Hours! As of July 4th, there will be new operating hours at some First Credit Union branches. Learn more.


A better way to bank..

Credit unions have a set of co-operative principles and values that guide our actions. Honesty, openness, social responsibility and caring of others are the ethical values that keep us focused on positively impacting our members, employees and communities. First Credit Union is local through and through, but we are also part of a global co-operative movement. Join us, and millions of other people, as we work to create a more equitable, sustainable and resilient world.

Key Benefits of Membership

We can meet all your banking needs - and we know your name
Your investments and involvement help create sustainable, resilient communities
You have access to a bigger-than-most-banks network of surcharge-free ATMs
We share one third of net profits with members and the community every year

Everyday Banking

First offers a full-suite of accounts and services to take care of your money in easy, cost-effective ways that work for you. Whether you want online banking or to connect with someone from our team, we're here.



You know where you want to be. Together we can help you get you there. Your First Credit Union membership gives you access to financial experts who will help you reach your goals.



We're here to listen and help you get started with your unique plan or life-long dream. When you're a First Credit Union member, we'll build a customized lending solution together, one strategic decision at a time.



We're responsive and dedicated to your business's success. Our business specialists have autonomy and can make quick decisions. They'll provide personalized service, whatever your business banking needs or company size.


Wealth Management

Together we’ll create a personal financial blueprint designed to achieve your short-term and long-term goals. When life changes, your priorities can too. Our investment advice takes life’s highs and lows  into consideration. We’ll be there to help every step of the way.


Knowledge Center

Here you'll find the educational resources and tools you need to increase your financial literacy. We also offer activities for members that benefit our thriving, vibrant communities. It's always a win-win.

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First Credit Union News:

May 18, 2022

Coming soon - New branch hours!

As of July 4th, there will be new operating hours at some First Credit Union branches. Changes include increased access to branch services at our Vancouver Island locations with more branches open Monday to Friday. Read more.


May 13, 2022

Co-operators' office in Cumberland (currently located next to our Cumberland branch) moving to 8th Street

Effective May 30th, the Co-operators' office in Cumberland (currently located next to the First Credit Union Cumberland branch) will be moving to their 8th Street Courtenay office. We will miss having our insurance colleagues right next door, and wish them all the best in their new location. If you have any questions, please reach out to the Cooperators at (250) 334-3443 or Read more.


April 20, 2022

Non-Profit Thriving: FREE Capacity-Building Leadership & Governance Training

Join us and Vantage Point for two interactive, capacity-building workshops (May 21st & 28th). Space is limited and preference will be given to First Credit Union members. Workshops are delivered via Zoom and will not be recorded in consideration of participant’s confidentiality. Read more.


April 5, 2022

Let's Talk Trash and First Credit Union awarded a $5,000 grant to develop educational signage at the qathet Regional District’s Resource Recovery Centre

We are excited to announce that on Tuesday, April 5, Wyth Financial awarded a $5,000 grant to Let's Talk Trash and First Credit Union to develop educational signage at the qathet Regional District’s Resource Recovery Centre through Wyth's “Empowering Your Community” annual grant program. Read more.


March 24, 2022

Fundraising 2.0 For Non-Profits

Join us, the Comox Valley Community Foundation, and non-profit fundraising expert Esther Jang for Fundraising 2.0 - Professional Fundraising Best Practices. In this immersive workshop series, participants will be supported to learn about, discuss, and incorporate best practices for professional fundraising. Read more & register here.


The First Credit Union Community

You won't just see us at the credit union; we live in the communities we serve and we work to make them better.

Our contributions are about sharing what we have with others, and your investments are part of that giving.

We're proud to bring a sense of belonging to our First Credit Union and community members. You'll see it in our smiles and our hellos.