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Interested in becoming a member? We have several ways for you to join our credit union and begin receiving the benefits of membership.

1. U.S. Department of State Employees

You may join our credit union if you are an employee of The U.S. Department of State.

2. Organization Affiliations

If you are employed by or affiliated with any of the following organizations, you may join our credit union.

List of Companies



Alexandria Alcohol Safety Action Program James E. Burgess, CPA, PC
Alexandria Animal Hospital Jane’s Information Group
Alexandria Country Day School Faculty, Staff, Volunteers and Students of Jefferson-Houston School of Arts and Academics in Alexandria, Va.
Alhurra Life Changing Faith Christian Church employees and members
The Aluminum Association who work in Arlington, Va. Lutherville Endoscopy Center
American Citizens Abroad Marketing General, Inc.
American College of Osteopathic Surgeons who work in Alexandria, Va. Maryland Association Realtors
American Consumer Council (ACC) Meridian International Center
American Foreign Service Protection Association who work in Washington, D.C. The Millennium Challenge Corporation
American Foreign Service Protective Association who work from Washington, D.C. Miracle Systems, LLC
The America Institute of Taiwan The Motley Fool
American Pharmacist Association (APHA) employees who work in or are paid or supervised from Washington D.C. National Alliance for the Mentally Ill who work in Arlington, Va
American Society of Training and Development National Association of Computer Consultant Business
The Amidon-Bowen ES in Washington, D.C. – Students and Staff National Association of Federal Credit Unions
Armed Forces Communication and Electronics Association who work in Fairfax, Va National Association of Single Adult Ministers
ASI Government Inc. National Credit Union Association
Bay Area Association of Realtors National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization who work in Alexandria, Va.
The BRANKLIK Strategy Group National Press Club in Washington, D.C. – Staff and active, affiliate and associate members who qualify for membership in accordance with its charter and bylaws in effect on December 2001
Broadcasting Board of Governors National Science Teachers Association
Carroll County Association of Realtors Newington Concrete Company who work in or are headquartered in Newington, Va.
Celcite Management Solutions, LLC Oak Hill Cemetery Company
The Chemical and Biological Arms Control Institute Overseas Schools, commissaries, messes, recreation associations, buying co-ops and agency contractors
Clements Worldwide Open Door Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. employees and members
Community Associations Institute PAE Government Services who work in Arlington, Va
Cotton and Company Pillar Systems
CR Associates employees who work in Santa Fe, N.M. Public Risk Management Association
Creative Information Technology, Inc. Radio And TV Marti (Office of Cuban )
C.T. Management, Inc. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Broadcasting
Devis employees who work in or are paid or supervised from Arlington, Va. Radio Free Asia who work in Washington, D.C.
DeVry University who work in Arlington, Va. Radio Sawa
District of Columbia Credit Union League Randall Memorial Baptist Church, in Washington, D.C. employees and members
Enspier Technologies Redmond Group, Inc.
Eurasia Foundation RGS Title, LLC
Evolvent technologies who are work in or are paid or supervised from Washington, D.C Rosslyn Business Improvement District
Fair Labor Association who work in or are paid or supervised in Washington, D.C. Simpson Properties
Foreign Claims Settlement Agencyv Sherry Honda in Alexandria, Va.
Freedom House, Inc. Sisters of Visitation of Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School who work in Washington, D.C.
G3 Visas and Passports in Arlington Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals (employees and members)
GeoLogics Corporation Special Libraries Associates, Inc., who work in or are paid and supervised from Alexandria, Va
Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors State Department Federal Credit Union Employees
GRW Capitol Corporation Stanley Associates, Inc., who work in or are headquartered from Alexandria, Va.
Hall and Associates, LLC State Justice Institute
Hampton Inn Old Town King Street who work in or are paid or supervised from Alexandria, Va. STG, Inc. who work in or are headquartered in Reston, Va.
Harford County Association of Realtors SynQuest, Inc.
Harlan Lee and Associates who work in or are paid from Fairfax, Va Subsystem Technologies Incorporated
Haute Catering employees who work in or supervised from Washington, D.C The Vision Council
Henninger Media Services USAID
Hopkins House of Alexandria United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
Howard County Association of Realtors WETA TV26/FM91
ICommunicate Voice of America
Intelligence Press employees who work in or are paid or supervised from Silver Spring, Md. Woodbine Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
International Broadcasting Bureau
International Republican Institute
International Resources Group who work in or are headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Group Membership

If you don’t see your organization listed above, you and your fellow employees can join our credit union by applying for Group membership.

How to apply as a group:

  • Complete a Member Group Application.
  • You can also make a written request using our Group Membership request letter format and fax it to 703.706.5929. Once your request is received, it is sent to the Board of Directors and the credit union's federal regulator, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) for approval. We will notify you immediately upon approval.
  • If you have any questions, please contact one of our Business Development team members at 703.706.5091.

3. Immediate Family Member

Members may also sponsor immediate family members who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents for Membership. This includes spouses, parents, children, siblings, grandparents, grandchildren, stepparents, stepchildren, stepsiblings and adoptive relationships. It also includes household members (persons living in the same residence maintaining a single economic unit).

4. American Consumer Council (ACC)

If you are unable to join through any of the other methods, as a consumer, you may be eligible to join our credit union through the American Consumer Council (ACC, a nonprofit advocacy group. When opening your SDFCU account you will need to choose ACC on your application.

If you have additional questions, please contact one of our Member Service Representatives at 703.706.5000 or 800.296.8882, or email or stop by one of our convenient branch locations.


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