How to Become an Amplify Member

Here's why meeting Amplify's membership requirements is even easier than you expect.

Written By Matthew Monagle (Member Support)

Updated at June 5th, 2024

Like most Americans, you may be under the impression that it is difficult to become a member of your local credit union. While there are credit union eligibility factors you must meet before you can open a checking or savings account, these requirements are not designed to keep people out. Instead, they ensure that our members have a long-term financial stake in the community we serve. 

In this section, we'll discuss the membership requirements for Amplify and explain why your family members are also eligible to join.

Key Takeaways:

  • To join Amplify Credit Union, you must live, work, worship, or attend school in Texas.

Who is eligible to join Amplify Credit Union?

If you live, work, or attend school in Texas, you can qualify to be a member of Amplify. Please note that you only need to meet one of these conditions to be eligible.

Some Amplify members may also qualify through participation in another organization. Members in good standing with the following organizations are automatically eligible to join Amplify Credit Union .

  • American Red Cross Central and South Texas Region. Registered American Red Cross volunteers are eligible to join Amplify Credit Union. To become an American Red Cross volunteer, visit the Central and South Texas Region website.
  • Texas Consumer Council. The American Consumer Council (ACC) is a non-profit consumer education program that partners with credit unions across the country. If you have purchased a major consumer product of service in the past three years, you are eligible to join the Texas Consumer Council. Please note that the ACC defines major consumer products as motor vehicles, housing, medical services, financial services, insurance, education, transportation, personal services, apparel, recreation, and communications or technology equipment. Visit the American Consumer Council website for more information.

If I am an Amplify Credit Union member, can my family join?

Once you are a member in good standing with Amplify, your direct family members are eligible to join even if they do not otherwise meet the eligibility requirements. This includes:

  • Spouses.
  • Siblings and stepsiblings.
  • Children and stepchildren.
  • Parents and stepparents.
  • Adoptive relationships.

Does my Amplify Credit Union membership expire?

Once you're part of our member family, you're always a member, even if you move, change jobs, or graduate.

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