Open a Coogan Account
To open a new Coogan Account the same day
Minors and/or trustees must meet eligibility requirements. Click here for more information on eligibility.
In person at a branch location:
Visit any branch and complete a Minor Blocked - Coogan Trust Membership Application
- Bring a photocopy of valid identification (drivers license, military or state ID card, Passport) for all Trustees. Please note, address verification may be required
- Bring a certified copy of the minor’s birth certificate
- Bring the minor's Social Security Number
- Open a Share Savings Account with a $10 one-time membership fee and $25 minimum deposit
To open by fax:*
- Fax copies of your completed Coogan Application and supporting documents to the Coogan Help Desk at (818) 843-1376
- Mail or drop off the original application, one-time membership fee and minimum deposit to SAFCU as soon as possible.
To open a new Coogan Account through postal mail*
Mail a completed Coogan Application, a photocopy of valid identification for all Trustees, a certified copy of the minor’s birth certificate, and the one-time membership fee and minimum deposit to:
SAG-AFTRA Federal Credit Union
Attn: Operations Support – Coogan Accounts
P.O. Box 11419
Burbank, CA 91510
To transfer an existing Coogan Account to SAG-AFTRA FCU
- Open a Coogan Account at SAG-AFTRA FCU
- Send a Coogan Transfer Letter to your current financial institution to let them know you wish to move your existing Coogan Account to SAG-AFTRA Federal Credit Union
For assistance in transferring a Coogan Account to the Credit Union, contact our Coogan Desk by telephone at (818) 562-3400 or toll-free (800) 826-6946; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
*Opening by mail, or fax does not offer a guarantee of same day issue of Statement of Trustee. Please allow a minimum of 24 to 48 hours after all necessary documentation is received by SAFCU. We advise against sending applications via email as it is not a secure method of transmitting personal information.