Become a Member

Joining SHPFCU has never been more convenient – or more rewarding.

Below is all the information you need to get started today. An opening deposit of just $5 makes you a member-owner of SHPFCU, and allows you access to a wide variety of great financial products and services. Please see eligibility requirements and benefits below.

New! Join Online

You can now become a member of SHPFCU online with MEMBER EXPRESS. This new online tool allows a new member to sign up for credit union membership in approximately 4 minutes or less! This also eliminates the need for mail time or delays, and you can fund your account conveniently with a debit or credit card, or electronically from another institution.

Join Online Now with Member Express

Join in Person, by Mail, or by Fax

It's easy to join. Just verify your membership eligibility and deliver, FAX or mail your completed forms to:

State Highway Patrol FCU
Attn: Member Services
1900 Polaris Parkway Suite 400
Columbus OH 43240

If you have any questions about joining the credit union or any of our services, please contact us at (800) 282-3006 or (614) 431-0784. Membership forms may also be faxed back to (614) 431-1158.


Our field of membership consists of the following:

  • Current/active full time State Highway Patrol employees and their families

  • Retired State Highway Patrol employees and their families

  • OSHP Retirement System employees and their families

  • Ohio Troopers Coalition employees and their families

  • State Highway Patrol Federal Credit Union full-time employees and their families

  • Ohio State Highway Patrol Auxiliary members and their families

  • Spouses of persons who died while within the field of membership of this credit union; employees of this credit union; persons retired as pensioners or annuitants from the above employment; members of the immediate family or household; or organizations of such persons

  • Eligible family members include:

    • Husband, Wife

    • Parents, Grandparents (including by marriage)

    • Children (including stepchildren)

    • Grandchildren. (including step grandchildren)

If you are unsure of your eligibility, please call our Member Service Representatives at (800) 282-3006 and we will be happy to assist you.

Membership Benefits

Members of SHPFCU enjoy many great benefits and services, including:

  • High dividend rates paid on deposit accounts

  • Convenient Direct Deposit for loan payments and savings or checking deposits

  • Member deposits insured up to $250,000 by the NCUA

  • Interest-bearing share draft checking with no monthly service fees and no minimum balance requirements

  • Member of CO-OP Shared Branching Network, giving you access to your accounts nationwide

  • Low interest rates on loans, with no prepayment penalties

  • Credit Union Visa® cards

  • Convenient toll-free telephone number

  • Free online banking

  • Free mobile banking

  • Free electronic bill pay

  • Free telephone banking 24-hours a day

  • Surcharge-free ATM access on Alliance One network

  • ACH and Same Day ACH electronic transfers available

  • Wire transfers

Membership Forms

To open your SHPFCU account, simply fill out and print the Account Card. You can type directly into the forms and then print and sign them. Please also return a copy of each account holder’s state issued picture identification along with the other forms. Click here for a secondary savings account application to open either a Christmas Club Account or a Blue Max Savings Account.

You may also wish to open a share draft (checking) account. To do so, simply complete the Account Card Form, and a Share Draft Order Form.

If you have any questions about joining the credit union or any of our services, please contact us at (800) 282-3006 or (614) 431-0784. Membership forms may also be faxed back to (614) 431-1158.