The many reasons to join BrightStar CU

If you're not already a member of BrightStar CU, and you're eligible to join, we invite you to be a part of our Credit Union family.


Or print it off and mail it in!

Open your account online by clicking the “Get Started Now!” button above.  Or you can print and mail a Membership Application. Simply read and print the Membership Application and Account Disclosures below. Then bring the application to your nearest BrightStar CU location or mail it to us at:


BrightStar Credit Union

PO Box 8966,

Ft. Lauderdale, FL



Please include a copy of each signer's drivers license or other valid photo ID. Federal law requires us to obtain, verify and record information that identifies each person who opens an account.


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Visit a BrightStar Branch for Membership

Visit your nearest BrightStar CU branch location to join.

Questions? Call 954-486-2728.


Who Can Join?

  • Anyone* who lives, works or goes to school in Broward, Collier, Lee, Martin, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach OR St. Lucie Counties, Florida.
  • Anyone* associated with any educational institution in Broward County.
  • Family members of anyone eligible by blood, marriage or adoption may join, even though such individuals do not reside in the same household.
  • We provide services to local Partner Organizations, which offer BrightStar CU as a benefit to their employees.
  • Learn how to become a Partner Organization »


*individuals or organizations

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