Am I eligible?

You can apply for a Hoot account if you meet our criteria for membership and agree with the terms of membership.

You must be 16 years or over

Live, work or study in any one of the postcodes on the map

If you are employed by one of our employer partners

You can also join if you are employed by one of our employer partners (no matter where you live or work)

A-Z List of Employer Partners

AO World Plc
Bolton at Home Group
Bolton Cares
Bolton College
Bolton Council
Bolton GP Federation
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Greater Manchester Mental Health Foundation Trust
Plantec Assist
Premex Ltd
Salvation Army Housing Association
Seddon Construction Ltd
Starts With You
Warburtons Ltd
Whistl Ltd

Live in the same household as someone who is eligible

If you don’t qualify for one of these but live in the same household as someone who does, you are eligible to join.

Employer Partners

Don’t think you are eligible?

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Hoot Credit Union

Eligible to Apply?

Once you’re ready to apply, make sure you have these things to hand before you start:

A valid email address that only you use
Mobile number
National Insurance number

As part of the application we will conduct an online identification check. If we need more information to verify your ID we will contact you.

Terms of Membership

Hoot is a Co-operative and Community Benefit Society and members are bound by credit union rules. As a member of the credit union, you are expected to abide by the rules. 

Read our Rulebook >>

Key points regarding your membership contained within these rules are:

By joining the credit union you are agreeing with its social goals.

You must retain a minimum balance of £1 to remain a member of the credit union.

As a condition of membership, you must save regularly with the credit (maximum savings apply).

You have access to your savings at any time by means provided by the credit union; unless your savings are attached to a loan according to any loan agreement you have signed.

You agree to pay back any loan you have according to the signed agreement.

You may withdraw your membership at any time in accordance with the rules.

For more details go to… About Hoot >>