AgFed Members

AgFed members can now conduct transactions at the Carver Center Branch.

Merger Information

We are pleased to announce that on January 5, 2017, the NARC Federal Credit Union membership voted in favor of the merger into Agriculture Federal Credit Union. We are excited about this new formed partnership and hope that you are as well! Through this, we will bring you more convenience, products and services. To learn more about AgFed, visit their website at agfed.org. More details will be released in the coming months!

UPDATE: NARC Federal Credit Union is still in the process of merging into Agriculture Federal Credit Union. We are currently waiting for approvals to be completed and we will continue to keep you posted on the status of the merger. Thank you for your patience!

How to Become a Member

photo becomememberSimply open up a Regular Share Account with a $1.00 lifetime membership fee and a $50.00 minimum deposit. This is done by completing a signature card application. All credit union members receive quarterly statements reflecting activity on their Regular Share or Holiday Savings Accounts, loans, or share certificates. Share Draft account members receive monthly statements. NARC FCU's newsletter is sent to all members quarterly.


The field of membership is limited to all federal government civil industry employees and retirees in the Washington Metropolitan area, and those having the following common bond of association, occupation, or residence:

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  • Employees who work at the USDA George Washington Carver Center Agricultural Research Service and the Patuxent Research Refuge or the Fish and Wildlife Service at Beltsville, Maryland
  • All Employees of the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC).
  • Employees of the National Arboretum
  • Soil Conservation Service employees located in Lanham, Maryland
  • Current and new U.S. Government employees located at buildings on Ivy lane in Greenbelt

Spouses of persons who died while within the FOM of this credit union; employees of this credit union; persons retired as pensioners or annuitants from the above employment; members of their immediate families; and organizations of such persons are also eligible for membership.

Members of immediate family include grandparents, parents, husband, wife, children, brother and sister and may live outside the household. Anyone in the family is eligible for membership if primary member is/was member of NARC FCU.


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Once a Member, Always a Member

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Regardless of your employment or residence after you become a member, you may retain your NARCFCU membership with all its privileges.

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