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At Beacon Federal Credit Union, we provide a full range of exceptional financial services. But we also want to make sure our Texas neighbors know how to access them. For your convenience, we're happy to provide in one place answers to some of the questions that we most often receive.
What is Beacon's routing number?
You'll need to know this if you want to set up Direct Deposit or receive a wire transfer, among other reasons. Our number is 313085495.
Are my account balances insured?
This credit union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration. NCUA insures individual share accounts up to a combined $250,000. For more information, visit the NCUA website.
How can I set up Direct Deposit?
Please contact your employer’s payroll or human resources department. You will need to provide your Beacon checking account number as well as our routing number (313085495). Direct Deposit can also be used for government checks and investment dividend payments.
I plan do do some traveling. What information should I provide to Beacon?
You should definitely let us know if you're going to places where you don't normally use your debit or credit cards. That way, we can keep an eye our for potentially suspicious card use. Please do one of the following three things a few weeks before your trip.
- Go to your Online Banking page and, under the appropriate link, send us your travel dates and destinations.
- Call and provide us with the same information at 281.471.1782 or 1.800.868.6939.
- Fill out our Travel Notification Form and drop it off at any branch.
How do I become a Beacon Federal Credit Union member?
Our membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in East Harris County, Texas. This includes the cities of La Porte, Baytown, Seabrook, Pasadena, Deer Park, Clear Lake, South Houston, Friendswood, Webster and Pearland as well as cities who share those same zip codes. You are also eligible to join if you are an immediate family member of a Beacon member
Still have questions? Give us a call at 281.471.1782 or 1-800-868.6939. Once we've established your eligibility, we'll work with you to set up a savings account that establishes your Beacon membership.
Do I have to give up my membership if I move out of the region or out of state?
The good news is that you can continue to keep your accounts with us. Once you become a member, we're financial partners for as long as you wish. You can use our 24/7 Online Banking and Mobile Banking services to manage your money.
What hours are Beacon Federal Credit Union branches open?
We have six banking locations - in LaPorte, Baytown and Seabrook; at the HEB stores in Clear Lake and Deer Park; and in Goose Creek Memorial High School. The hours of operation vary. Please see our Locations page for details.
Does Beacon have a notary service?
You might need to have your signature legally witnessed on legal, insurance, financial, medical and other documents. At Beacon Federal Credit Union, our locations offer free notary services for our members.
How do I order new checks?
When you're low on checks, we know it's important to get replacements quickly. You can call one of our locations and ask to speak with a Financial Services Representative. Or you can order online by clicking this link: OrderMyChecks.com