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Marlena Rascon-Renteria, Marketing & Member Engagement Manager
760-352-1540 x 109

First Imperial Credit Union to close branch lobbies amid COVID-19 pandemic (El Centro, CA) – First Imperial Credit Union will temporarily close all its branch lobbies, beginning Tuesday, January 19 until future notice. This action is part of the credit union’s efforts to ensure the he... Read More

Network Service Restored

Thursday, December 10th, 2020

Over these past weeks we have been challenged with a network outage affecting all of our branches and we are relieved to share that our service has been restored as of this morning. All of our branches are functioning at full capacity for transactions. We thank all of our members for their loyalt... Read More

Network Service Outage

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

On Tuesday, November 24, we experienced an outage with our network connectivity that has affected operations at all of our branches. The issue involves a network upgrade on behalf of AT&T that affected their business customers, including First Imperial Credit Union. This... Read More

Holiday Hours

Monday, November 9th, 2020

We're nearing the holiday season for 2020 and want to keep you informed of our holiday hours so that you are able to plan ahead for our holiday closures. You are able to access your account any time via Online Banking, FICU Mobile App, Quick Teller (760-352-1540, option 6) or any CO-OP ATM.... Read More

Branch Lobbies to Reopen

Friday, September 25th, 2020

Beginning Monday, October 5, FICU will reopen our Calexico, Imperial and Brawley branch lobbies for teller transactions. To maintain safe social distancing and protect the well-being of our members and team, only five (5) members will be permitted at the teller line at any one time. Upon entering... Read More

Instant Issue Debit Cards Now Available

Monday, September 21st, 2020

First Imperial Credit Union focuses on providing our members with services that make banking with us more convenient! We are happy to announce that we are adding to our convenient services by now offering instant issue, EMV chip-enabled debit cards at all of our branches. Having to replace a lo... Read More

Password Complexity Update

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

Keep your Account Secure Effective June 22, 2020, all members who are enrolled in Online Banking will be prompted to have a password that meets our enhanced security requirements. Weak passwords leave your computers, personal information, and accounts vulnerable to attack. In an effort to be p... Read More

Virtual Annual Meeting

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

Due to social distancing guidelines, our 78th Annual Membership Meeting set for Wednesday, May 13 at 6 p.m. at the El Centro Branch will not allow for physical attendance, however, will be livestreamed.  The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom and a link will be available on the... Read More


Monday, April 27th, 2020

#weCUgrads Let’s celebrate the class of 2020! First Imperial Credit Union and credit unions around the nation are declaring May 4 – 8th as Senior Week and we want to spotlight our community's graduates. Even though they might not be able to celebrate a traditional graduation,... Read More

CEO Update on COVID-19

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

As cases of COVID-19 continue to increase, we want to assure you that First Imperial Credit Union is fully committed to the health and safety of our members and employees. The credit union has implemented enhanced cleaning and other procedures at our branches to minimize the risk of person-to-person... Read More

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