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Member Services

Business Member

You may visit any Sharons Credit Union branch to register as a business member and open your business account. To become a Sharons Credit Union business member, you must:

Becoming a business member is (convenient) and easy

You may visit any Sharons Credit Union branch to register as a business member and open your business account. To become a Sharons Credit Union business member, you need to:

  • Be a resident of British Columbia
  • • Purchase $50 or $100 in Membership Equity Shares (depending on business nature) which can be refunded if you leave the credit union.
  • Provide the business nature
  • Provide valid personal identification
  • Provide business documentation according to the type of business (see below)
  • Complete our straight-forward registration application form

 
Special Scenarios

  • Power of Attorney – The donor and/or the authorized attorney must be present at registration
    • One must bring the Canadian Notarized Power of Attorney Document
    • Inquiry on further information is recommended as different cases may influence the necessary documents required.
Business Member Types & Requirements

Sole Proprietorship

  • 3 pieces of valid personal identification for the proprietor
  • Business License

Partnership

  • 3 pieces of valid personal identification for each partner
  • Business License
  • Partnership Agreement

Corporation/Entity    

  • 3 pieces of valid personal identification for each director/ beneficial owner
  • Beneficial Ownership Details (Shareholder Agreements) – Individuals who own or control 25% or more of the corporation or entity
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Memorandum
  • Business License

IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Simple 5 Steps to become a SCU member

Step 1
Prepare all necessary registration documents

Step 2
Visit one of our branches

Step 3
Fill out a membership application form

Step 4
Deposit your membership share

Step 5
Complete the Registration Process and enjoy our services!