How to Become A Member of Bethlehem 1st Federal Credit Union

Step 1

Click here to see if you’re eligible to be a member.

Step 2

Click here to get a printable membership application.

Step 3

Fill out the form you got in Step 2, then bring, mail or fax it to the Credit Union. We will then produce a signature card which you (and any optional joint members) must sign in person at the credit union during regular business hours.

Who May Join Bethlehem 1st?

Employees of the following organizations (and their families*) are eligible for membership in the Bethlehem 1st Federal Credit Union:

*Once you become a Credit Union member, you can invite your family members to join. Your entire family including your spouse, children, siblings, parents, grandparents, grandchildren, stepchildren, stepparents, stepsibilings, and adopted children can all become Bethlehem 1st FCU members. You’re welcome to remain a credit union member for life, regardless of whether you change jobs, move, or retire.

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Educational Institutions

  • Allentown (PA) Diocese Schools
  • Bethlehem (PA) Area Board of School Directors
  • Bethlehem (PA) Area School District
  • Bethlehem (PA) Area Vocational-Technical School
  • Bethlehem (PA) Christian School
  • Bethlehem Catholic High School
  • Lehigh University
  • Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter School
  • Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts
  • Lehigh Valley Christian High School
  • Lincoln Leadership Academy Charter School
  • Moravian Academy
  • Moravian College
  • Moravian Theological Seminary


  • Bethlehem City
  • Bethlehem Township
  • Fountain Hill Borough
  • Freemansburg Borough
  • Hanover Township (Northampton County)
  • Hellertown Borough

Public Offices

  • Bethlehem Housing Authority
  • Bethlehem Parking Authority
  • Bethlehem Public Library

Service Organizations

  • American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley
  • Bethlehem YMCA
  • Boys and Girls Club of Bethlehem (PA)
  • Center for Vision Loss
  • Community Action Committee of LV
  • Da Vinci Science Center
  • Easter Seals Society
  • Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers
  • Sayre Child Center
  • South Bethlehem Historical Society
  • Sungard
  • VIA of the Lehigh Valley
  • YWCA of Bethlehem

Student Groups

  • Bethlehem (PA) Area Vocational-Technical School Continuing Ed Students
  • Bethlehem (PA) Area Vocational-Technical School Students
  • Bethlehem Catholic High School Students
  • Freedom High School Students
  • Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter School Students
  • Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts Students
  • Liberty High School Students
  • Moravian College Students

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