Browse this section for some of our most frequently asked questions about membership with Partners 1st.  If you still have questions, feel free to contact us!  We would be happy to assist you.


Do you offer credit cards?

Yes. The Partners 1st Visa Platinum and Visa Platinum Rewards card both have NO annual fee and offer competitive rates. Click here to view current rates, disclosures and to apply.

What is Shared Branching?

Shared Branching is a network of participating credit unions providing you access your accounts at over 5,000 locations nationwide. Visit to find out if there's a branch near you or your travel destination.

Does Partners 1st really have access to over 30,000 surcharge-fee ATMs?

Yes! By partnering with two ATM networks, CO-OP and Alliance One, we can offer our members surcharge-free access to over 30,000 ATMs nationwide. You can locate these ATMs by using our ATM locator.

How do I join Partners 1st?

To join, you must open a savings account with a minimum deposit of $5 or begin a payroll deduction. This minimum deposit must stay on account at all times to remain a member in good standing and to be eligible for the other services offered at Partners 1st. This account may be opened at any of our offices or by mail. To see if you are eligible to join and request a membership application, please call 800.728.8943.

What is the routing number for Partners 1st?