Peoria Bell Credit Union was established in 1936 with 22 members and $146.35 in assets. Today we have just under 1000 members and assets in excess of $9,000,000.00.
Our focus is to provide courteous, personalized service in a friendly environment. Peoria Bell Credit Union offers quality products and services using the latest in technology. As a not-for-profit, member-owned organization, we work hard to ensure the credit union philosophy of People Helping People.
There are numerous benefits of membership at Peoria Bell CU. Since credit unions are Not-For-Profit, we are able to return earnings to our members in the form of lower interest rates on loans, higher dividend rates on deposits.
Additionally, credit union accounts are federally insured up to $250,000.00 by the National Credit Union Administration.
Peoria Bell Credit Union's field of membership includes employees working in Bloomington, Canton, Delavan, Farmington, Fiatt, Hanna city, Harding, Ipava, Kewanee, La Salle, Lewiston, Oglesby, Peoria, Plano, San Jose, Spring Bay and Utica, Illinois - of companies who can trace their roots back to the "Bell System". Immediate family members of the original member are eligible to become members of Peoria Bell Credit Union.
Our field of membership has expanded to include people who work or live in the Pioneer Park area of Peoria, Illinois bordered by Pioneer Parkway, Knoxville, Route 6 and Allen Road. Family members of these people are welcome to join the credit union also.
How to Join
Become a member of Peoria Bell by completing a membership application and depositing a minimum of $5 in a share saving account.
As long as you maintain a minimum of $5 in your share savings account, your credit union membership remains intact…regardless of whether you change jobs, employers or even retire. This is also true of family members who are credit union members.
For additional membership questions, please contact us at (309) 692-8257.
The Membership Application should be printed and returned to the Credit Union with a $5.00 check to join the Credit Union. Two forms of ID are required. One form of ID must be a picured ID or a birth certificate.
The Online Loan Application can be submitted securely online if you are already a member. Otherwise, please mail the Printable Application with your Membership Application. The Printable Loan Application can be printed, completed and returned via fax or mail to the credit union for processing. If you use the Online Loan Application, please print the completed application, sign it and send it to the credit union.
A copy of your current pay stub must be sent to the credit union for all Loan Applications. If you are self-employed, please also send a copy of your 1040 form. Please fax them to (309) 693-2274.
Need to change your address? Please use this form:
Member Change of Address Form
Routing Number: 271187749
8103 N. University St.
Peoria, IL 61615
Phone: (309) 692-8257
Fax: (309) 693-2274