Make the Switch to Hughes

Thinking about changing your banking to a new financial institution? It's easy to switch to Hughes Federal Credit Union.

How to Open an Account at Hughes

Membership is open to anyone that lives, works, worships or attends school in Tucson, or through other affiliations you may have. Open an account online or visit one of our convenient branches. You'll need:

  • Your Social Security Number
  • A valid form of identification (U.S. Driver’s License/ID or U.S. Passport with Signature)
  • Information for funding your new account (existing Hughes account number, account number and routing number from another financial institution, or a credit/debit card)
  • Your previous address (if at current address less than two years)
  • If applying for a joint membership/account, the secondary applicant's information

Open A Hughes Account


Change Your Automatic Transfers & Payments

Direct Deposit

Notify your employer(s) to change paycheck direct deposit to your Hughes account.

Automatic Payments

Change automatic payments (utilities, mortgage, insurance, etc.) to your Hughes account.

Online Bill Pay

Cancel any electronic payments / online bill pay at your previous financial institution. Then sign up for Bill Pay at Hughes. 

Close Your Old Account(s)

Keep sufficient funds in your old account(s) until you've verified that your last checks, direct deposits and automatic payments have been posted. Then notify your former financial institution that you are closing your account.

Forbes 2019 List

Our Members Come First

Because of our commitment to serving our members, Forbes has ranked Hughes among the best credit unions in Arizona for the second time in two years.

Top 5 Reasons to Switch

  1. Better Rates. You'll earn more on your deposit accounts and save more on your loans.
  2. Fewer and Lower Fees. We have FREE checking with no minimum balance and no monthly fee. FREE Bill Pay. FREE eStatements. Unlimited Check Writing. And more!
  3. Convenient Locations. Hughes has 8 branches in Southern Arizona and we are part of the CO-OP Shared Branch Network giving you access to 5,000 other locations and the CO-OP ATM Network with nearly 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs.
  4. Locally-Owned. Hughes has been serving Southern Arizona since 1952. We give back to our community through charitable donations and sponsorships, scholarships, and financial education.
  5. You're a Member, not a Customer. When you join Hughes, you're part of a not-for-profit financial cooperative, owned by the members who save and borrow here.