New Membership Application

Apply for a First Scottish University Credit Union membership

Please complete the form below and someone from our team will be in touch shortly.

Common Bond

Please Note: Only employees currently based at the 4 Edinburgh based Universities (UoE, HWU, NU or QMU) can take advantage of saving through Payroll Deduction at this time. For all other members, monthly saving will be set up via Standing Order in this case.

Please confirm you meet at least one of the above criteria

Personal Details

Title: *
First Name: *
Surname: *
Date of Birth: *
National Insurance Number:
Gender: *
Email Address: *
Home Telephone Number:
Mobile Number: *
How did you hear about us?: *

Address Details: *

Please add your address history, starting with your most recent. We require either your last 5 addresses or addresses covering the last 3 years.
To add an address, enter and search your postcode, select your address and the date you moved in, and click add.


Are you related to another member? If so please enter their name or member number: Must be 9 to 30 characters long. Must not contain any spaces or special characters.

Employment Details

Employer Name: *
Employer Name (if not a University staff member):

Employer Address: *

Job Title: *
Employment Status: *
Payroll Number (COMPULSORY for University Staff only):
Work Email:
Employment Start Date: *
Student ID No.:
National Insurance Number:

Next of Kin

Forename: *
Surname: *
Contact Number: *
Relationship to applicant: *

Address: *

Payment in Details

How much do you wish to save per month *
Min: £10.00 Max: £1,000.00
How would you like to save? *
Instruction to your Bank or Building Society: Please pay First Scottish University Credit Union. Direct Debits from the account detailed in this Instruction subject to the safeguards assured by the Direct Debit Guarantee. I understand that this instruction may remain with First Scottish University Credit Union. and, if so, details will be passed electronically to my bank/building society.

Please complete the Direct Debit Instruction and select the date you wish your Direct Debit to be collected: *

Payment Date: *
Account holders name: *
Bank Account Number: *
Sort Code: *

A direct debit mandate form will be posted to you.

The Direct Debit Guarantee

  • This guarantee is offered by all Banks and Building Societies that take part in the Direct Debit Scheme. The efficiency and security of the scheme is monitored and protected by your own Bank or Building Society.
  • If the amounts to be paid or the payment dates change First Scottish University Credit Union will notify you ten working days in advance of your account being debited or as otherwise agreed.
  • If an error is made by First Scottish University Credit Union or your Bank or Building Society, you are guaranteed a full and immediate refund from your branch of the amount paid.
  • You can cancel a Direct Debit at any time by writing to your Bank or Building Society. Please send a copy of your letter to us.
How often would you like to make payments: *

Bank Details (see Help box for more information)

Account Holder: *
Sort Code: *
Account: *

Maximum: 3

Marketing Preferences

I wish to be kept up to date with relevant news, offers and promotions by email: *
I wish to be kept up to date with relevant news, offers and promotions by SMS: *

Loan Application

Would you like to apply for our Introductory Loan upon joining? (See Help box for eligibility): *


Before applying you must read the FSCS guidance, membership terms and conditions, and any other documents listed. Please click the terms and conditions link below to view these.

I confirm I have read and agreed to the terms and conditions of this application.*
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