Join Southland

The Southland Difference

For Southern Californians who believe they shouldn’t have to compromise when it comes to their banking needs, Southland is the full service, not-for-profit credit union that gives you the best of both worlds. Providing all the resources of the national banks combined with the great rates of a credit union, Southland delivers uniquely personal service reflective of the warmth and optimism of our roots in the Southland.

Low Rates

Affordable auto, home, and line of credit rates make it easy to make your dreams reality.

Convenient Access

30,000 surcharge-free ATMs, nearly 6,000 CO-OP branches, and 24/7 online and mobile access.

Personal Service

Friendly, professional help for all your financial needs.

Member-Owned, Not-for-Profit

As a Member, you have a right to make your voice heard.

FREE Checking

No monthly service charges, no minimum balance, just free checking. 

Who can join?

If you live, work, or worship in any of the following Southern California communities, you are eligible to join. You are also eligible to join if you work for any of our select employer groups, or if you have a family member who is currently a Member of the credit union.

Orange County






Culver City


Downtown Los Angeles

Hawaiian Gardens

La Habra Heights

La Mirada


Long Beach

Mar Vista

Marina del Rey


Pacific Palisades


Santa Fe Springs

Santa Monica

Signal Hill


West Los Angeles

What you'll need to join

  • A valid U.S. driver’s license
  • Social Security Number
  • Information for funding your new account, like a checkbook, account number from another financial institution, or a debit/credit card.
  • Your name, address, and date of birth

It's easy to open your account online.

Start your Member application online today, and we'll reach out to you to complete your Membership. 

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