Eligibility Requirements

  • All business owners must be personally eligible for membership.
  • If any business owners have personal memberships, they must be in good standing.
New York State law prohibits local governments from depositing public funds with Credit Unions. We do not open memberships for Internet gambling businesses, money services businesses or marijuana related businesses.


Required Business Documentation

Click the business entity type listed below to view the required documentation to open a business membership for business entities formed in New York State.

Memberships will not be opened until all required documentation is provided. Memberships will not be opened for entities that are inactive or dissolved.
 

C-Corporation, S-Corporation, Not-For-Profit Corporation & Professional Corporation

  • Certificate of Incorporation w/NYS filing receipt

  • Certified Certificate of Assumed Name or NYS filing receipt for the Certificate of Assumed Name (if operating under an assumed name)


Religious Corporation

  • Certified Certificate of Incorporation


Education Corporation

  • Certified Regents Charter or certified Regents Certificate of Incorporation


For information on required business documentation for business entities formed outside of New York State, please call 315.477.2200 or 1.800.462.5000.

Limited Liability Company & Professional Limited Liability Company

  • Articles of Organization w/NYS filing receipt

  • Operating agreement signed by all members of the LLC

  • Certified Certificate of Assumed Name or NYS filing receipt for the Certificate of Assumed Name (if operating under an assumed name)


For information on required business documentation for business entities formed outside of New York State, please call 315.477.2200 or 1.800.462.5000.

Limited Liability Partnership

  • Certificate of Registration w/NYS filing receipt

  • Partnership agreement signed by all partners in the partnership

  • Certified Certificate of Assumed Name (if operating under an assumed name)


Limited Partnership

  • Certificate of Limited Partnership w/NYS filing receipt

  • Partnership agreement signed by all partners in the partnership

  • Certified Certificate of Assumed Name or NYS filing receipt for the Certificate of Assumed Name (if operating under an assumed name)


General Partnership

  • Certified Partnership Certificate (if operating under an assumed name)

  • Partnership agreement signed by all in the partnership


For information on required business documentation for business entities formed outside of New York State, please call 315.477.2200 or 1.800.462.5000.

Sole Proprietorship

  • Certified Business Certificate (if operating under an assumed name)


For information on required business documentation for business entities formed outside of New York State, please call 315.477.2200 or 1.800.462.5000.

Campaign Account

  • Filing from local Board of Elections


For information on required business documentation for business entities formed outside of New York State, please call 315.477.2200 or 1.800.462.5000.

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