The Credit Union for people living in Caerphilly, Blaenau Gwent and Newport.

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Becoming a Member

You can now join as a member of Smart Money Cymru online by using the link on the home page and following the instructions.

You will need details of your identification such as your passport number or driver number from your driving licence, this information will be used to verify your identity by a third party organisation.

If we have been unable to verify you online you will be contacted to advise you of the further documentation that is required.

In order to become a member you will need to pay a joining fee of £2.00 and you will also need to open your share account with a deposit. This can either be made in person at one of the offices or a service point or by sending a cheque/postal order made payable to Smart Money Cymru.

Alternatively you can download a Membership Application Form and return it to the Head Office either by post or email along with the relevant identification and address verification.

Please ensure you have read the Privacy Notice on our website as this outlines how we handle your personal data. (Located under the about us tab).


Smart Money Cymru Credit Union
64 - 66 Cardiff Road
CF83 1JQ 

To comply with Anti Money Laundering Regulations we will need to see identification and address verification from you.

Please see the table below for acceptable forms of ID and Address verification (If you do not have an item from the list it is vital that you contact us to ensure correct and acceptable documentation is used)                                                                          

Identification - one from the list below
Proof of Address - two items from the list below
Full Valid Passport Utility Bill, i.e. Gas/Water/Electricity (Must be within last 6 weeks)
Full Paper Drivers Licence (Must be up to date with address) Council Tax Bill (Must be current tax year)
Photocard Drivers Licence (Provisional is acceptable) Bank statements (Must quote address and be within last 6 weeks)
Full Benefit Entitlement Letter (Must be within the last 6 weeks) Doctor/Hospital Letter (Must be within last 6 weeks)
Wage slip no older than a month (Must show NI Number) Drivers Licence (Only acceptable if using another form of Identification)

 The above list is not exhaustive if you do not have anything available that is listed please contact the office for guidance on 029 2088 3751

 Ethically Sound

"Be safe in the knowledge that by becoming a 'Smart Money Cymru' member, you are supporting your local community and are joining a worldwide movement that puts people before profit."


If you are unsure of the Credit Union that covers your area you can find out by clicking here 

Smart Money Cymru Credit Union, 64-66 Cardiff Road Caerphilly CF83 1JQ Telephone 029 2088 3751
Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority 213370

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