Register a Credit Union or Caisse Populaire

Credit unions and caisses populaires are provincially regulated deposit taking financial institutions which operate on co-operative principles, are member owned, and are permitted to conduct business only with their members. They are incorporated and regulated under the Credit Unions and Caisses Populaires Act, 1994 [New Window] (CUCP Act).

Registration Requirements

The Application must be sent to the attention of the Licensing Approvals Unit and must, as a minimum, contain the following information:

Mailing Address

The Financial Services Commission of Ontario
Licensing Approvals Unit 
5160 Yonge Street
4th Floor, Box 85
Toronto, ON M2N 6L9
For more information, please call FSCO’s contact centre by telephone at (416) 250-7250 or toll-free at 1-800-668-0128; or by e-mail at