You may apply for a Northern Credit Union account in person at your local branch or online through the Become A Member link at the home page. Be prepared to provide your physical and email addresses, your phone number, your Social Insurance Number, a personalized check from a Canadian bank payable to yourself and any other relevant personal information necessary to process your application, advises Northern Credit Union.
Select the account(s) you wish to sign up for at the beginning of the application process. Information on the accounts offered by the credit union is provided through the Personal Banking link at the banker's home page. Among your options are the True North, Student, Silver and Platinum Chequing Accounts and the High-Interest Savings Account, according to the Northern Credit Union website.
The signature personal account through Northern is the True North Chequing Account. As a member, your benefits include free deposits, e-statements and MEMBER CARD debit card use, no fixed monthly fees or required minimum balance, and deposit insurance up to $100,000, explains Northern Credit Union. With the High-Interest Savings Account, there are no monthly fees or minimum balance requirement, and you have convenient access to the funds in your account at any time.