Become A Member

Join Ireland’s First Credit Union located in the Liberties, Dublin 8.

You can become a member of Donore Credit Union online or in the office!

There are two ways you can join Donore Credit Union; you can visit our office on 22 Rutledge Terrace and bring all the required documentation or you can join online via our mobile app.

More details about joining can be found below.


Membership Made Easy

With advanced biometric facial verification, and the ability to submit proof of ID, we're offering you a safe and reliable way to become a member.

Join Using Your Phone

We’ve created an intelligent and secure method for you to become a member directly through your mobile phone. All you have to do is download our Mobile App to take full advantage of joining as you go.

Secure Facial Verification

We use advanced biometric facial technology to capture and verify who you are. Simply take a quick selfie and you’re done. This intuitive technology, ensures becoming a member is quicker than ever.

Reliable Identity Check

We’ve created a way for you to share proof of ID with us that’s both secure and reliable. As you progress with your application, you will be given an opportunity to show your ID there and then. There’s no waiting around.

No phone? No problem

Begin your membership journey with Donore Credit Union by submiting an Online Membership Form. A member of staff will get back to you to continue your application.

Benefits Of Membership

Join us and benefit from our many loans and services available

Access our wide range of
online services.

Supporting Community

Become a part-owner of
a financial co-operative.

Bank on-the-go with our
Mobile App.

Enjoy great value loan rates.

Avail of free-to-member
Loan Protection Insurance.

What do I need?

Join us and benefit from our many loans and services available

Photo ID

In the form of a Valid Passport, Driving Licence or EU National ID card.

Proof of Address

Bank Statement, Utility Bill, Insurance Letter or Correspondence from a Government Department. Dated within the last 3 months.

PPS Number

P60, Wage Slip, Tax Form, Public Services Card

€1 Joining Fee & €10 Lodgement

To open an account, you need to pay a €1 joining fee. This can be paid by cash or card in the office or over the phone with a debit/credit card once you have signed up to become a member.

You also need to make a €10 lodgement into your shares (savings account). You always need a minimum of €10 in your shares to keep your account with Donore Credit Union active.

Opening a Junior Account

In the case of accounts being opened on behalf of minors i.e. persons below sixteen years of age, proof of ID for the parent or guardian opening the account must be sought along with the minor’s Passport or Birth Certificate and PPS for the minor. (Proof of PPS number can be provided by showing a Social Service card or a letter from the department of Social and Family Affairs confirming their PPS Number).

In the case of accounts opened on behalf of minors, where there may not be documentation directly in their name, reliance on the proof of address of the parent or guardian will be made where such documentation and the minor’s birth certificate links them by name.

Become a member today!

In order to start your Online Membership journey, you will need to download our Mobile App. Download today and reap the benefits of becoming a member.