Expatriates Outside the U.S.

To open an account, you will need:

  • A copy of your passport
  • A copy of the front and back of your Chevron badge and/or a copy of your Letter of Assignment or Letter of Introduction
  • A completed Chevron Federal Credit Union membership application and agreement
  • IRS form W-8 BEN
  • BSA form questionnaire
  • A minimum $25 opening deposit ($50 for joint accounts)

For instructions on completing IRS form W-8 BEN, click here.

Please be advised that your Chevron Federal Credit Union membership application must be signed in ink and cannot be submitted by fax or email. Chevron Federal Credit Union will only accept original applications. If you are mailing your membership packet from overseas, we recommend that you send it by tractable courier service.

Supplementary restrictions apply for foreign memberships and may supersede Chevron Federal Credit Union’s membership eligibility rules.

Checking & savings accounts

Chevron Federal Credit Union offers free checking and savings accounts to meet the needs of Chevron employees working overseas. 

Checking accounts

  • No Social Security number or ITIN required for Chevron expatriates
  • Complimentary ATM/debit card, box of checks, and online check images
  • Unlimited check writing abilities
  • No minimum balance required

Savings accounts

  • No Social Security number or ITIN required for Chevron expatriates
  • Earn highly competitive dividends on our MarketEdge Money Market Savings accounts

Other services

Free or low-cost digital services

  • Online Banking
  • Direct deposit
  • Internal account transfers
  • Electronic statements
  • Low-cost domestic and international wire/money transfers

Worldwide access to our network of ATMs

  • We belong to four ATM networks, so you have access to ATMs worldwide and surcharge free
  • To search for shared ATMs in other countries, click here


For more information about Chevron Federal Credit Union and our expatriate services, please email us, or give us a call at 800-232-8101. For those outside the U.S., call 510-627-5000.
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