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Join Nikkei Credit Union

We welcome you to be a part of our growing Nikkei Credit Union family. Opening your Nikkei Credit Union membership is the first step to enjoying the many benefits Nikkei Credit Union has to offer. More Americans are realizing how consumer-friendly credit unions are. It's in our heritage - Credit Unions have been looking out for the best interests of our member account holders since our beginning.

Ready to join? We cordially invite you to join Nikkei Credit Union and experience our valuable products and services.


Eligibility for Nikkei Credit Union Membership

  • Los Angeles and Orange County residents who are of Japanese ancestry
  • Individuals whose occupation is in gardening, landscaping, horticulture and/or nursery in Orange County
  • Members of the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center
  • Members or employees of a Nikkei Credit Union Select Groups
  • Immediate family members of current Nikkei Credit Union members (by blood, marriage, or residing)


Benefits of Membership

  • Excellent auto, home equity & mortgage loan programs
  • Higher deposit earning potential
  • Less fees / lower fees for your accounts
No Expiration Date   Requirements
Your membership is for a lifetime, even if you move away.   $5 minimum deposit to Savings Account

Apply Now

Start Your Membership Today

  1. Fill out our easy online application
  2. Print, sign and date the completed Membership Application PDF
  3. If you have not already uploaded your ID, please scan or take a photo of your required ID and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. it along with the PDF of your application (you may also fax a copy to 310.324.1659)
  4. An initial deposit of at least $5 is needed to open your account

Select Groups

Select Groups

  • Array Systems, Inc.
  • Asahi Beer USA, Inc.
  • Faith United Methodist Church
  • F.K. Nursery
  • Fujitsu-Ten
  • Funai Corporation
  • Gardena Valley Baptist Church
  • Japanese American Cultural and Community Center
  • Little Tokyo Service Center and LTSC CDC
  • Marukai Corporation
  • Nippon Express USA, Inc.
  • Sushi Boy, Inc.


Member Cellular Discounts with Sprint