Becoming a member of First Commonwealth is easy! 


Now Accepting the Matrícula Consular Card for proof of identification.

You can join First Commonwealth if you: 

  • Live, work, worship, or attend school in one of our designated service areas, including parts of:
    • Lehigh County, PA
    • Easton and Northampton County, PA
    • Warren County, NJ
    • Maxatawny Township, Berks County, PA
    • Lehighton Borough, Carbon County, PA
  • Are employed by one of our participating Employer Partner or are an immediate family* member of an Employer Partner.
  • Are an immediate family member* of a current member.
  • Belong to or join the American Consumer Council. If you are a consumer who lives in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, you may be eligible for credit union membership through the ACC. Ask for details. 

All we require is an initial $5 deposit into a savings account to establish your membership. 

* Immediate family members include spouse, child, sibling, parent, grandparent, grandchild, stepparent, stepchild, step-sibling, foster or adoptive relationships. In addition, persons living in the same residence of an existing member, maintaining a single economic unit, are also eligible.