About Wakota Federal Credit UnionWakota FCU is proud to be Dakota County's member-owned financial alternative!
At Wakota Federal Credit Union, you are more than just another account number you are a member-owner at a local not-for-profit financial cooperative.
We’re working diligently to become Dakota County’s financial institution of choice with a wide-range of personalized products and specialized services. With money management tools and security that keeps your money safe and transactions convenient, we are your bridge to a successful financial future.
Branch Hours & LocationsOur staff at Wakota FCU is eager to help. Stop in or call is at 651-451-3330
Wakota Federal Credit Union Click here for a map.
1151 Southview Blvd.
South St. Paul, MN 55075
Tel: 651-451-3330 | Fax: 651-451-1385
Lobby and Drive-thru: M-Th 9 am – 4:30 pm | Fri 9 am – 6 pm | Sat 9 am – 12 noon
Call Center: M-F 7 am-7 pm | Sat 7 am-4:30 pm
Night Drop: Our after-hours deposit is located on the east side of the building, just before the drive-up window.
ATM: ATM machine is located in the first lane of the drive-up, surcharge free for Wakota FCU debit or ATM cards!
ATM or Debit Card Emergency Number: 1-800-535-8440
VISA Credit Card Emergency Number: 1-800-558-3424
Co-Op Shared Branches
- Dozens of shared branches throughout the metro region. To find one near you, search this directory.
- Download our app for locating CO-OP Shared Branches.
- For more information, call 1-888-837-6500 or visit Co-opCreditUnions.org.
To take advantage of this service, when you enter a shared branch, you need to know your account number, the primary name on account and carry a valid government-issued photo identification, i.e., State Driver’s license or U.S. Passport.
Surcharge-Free ATM Network
You can use your Wakota Debit or Cash Card at ATMs listed on the link below without paying a surcharge . Our primary ATM location is at our main office on 1151 Southview Blvd which is open 24/7/365.
Use the Surcharge-Free ATM Locator to find an ATM near you.
Xtend CU Shared Branches
- Loan Payments
- Balance Inquiries
For a complete listing of locations and hours, search the directory.
About Wakota FCU, the employer.
Wakota FCU offers a competitive wage & benefit package including a 401(k) savings plan. If you want to join a growing organization and a winning team with a strong mission and a collaborative, supportive work environment, please indicate position of interest and submit your resume in confidence for consideration to us using the address listed below.
Wakota Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Wakota Federal Credit Union
1151 Southview Blvd.
South St. Paul, MN 55075
Membership at Wakota FCUAt Wakota Federal Credit Union, you're not a customer; you're a face, a name and an OWNER!
Who Can Join
Wakota Federal Credit Union has a limited field of membership.
You can join Wakota Federal Credit Union if...
- You live, work, worship, volunteer or attend school in Dakota County, Minnesota – OR –
- You live in the same household as a current member –OR-
- You are related to a current Member by blood, adoption or marriage.
Membership is a great gift for your children or grandchildren.
Once a Member, Always a Member!
Even if you leave the job or home that originally made you eligible for membership, you and your family may continue to belong to the Credit Union. In fact, even after a member passes away their entire family is still eligible to join Wakota Federal Credit Union.
Your Business Is Welcome
If you’re a business or other entity (scouts, hockey club, etc.) in Dakota County, you can join us too!
Wakota FCU members can save money AND support our local businesses. Read more about these special offers from businesses in our community.
Discount providers include...
Love My Credit Union Rewards
Wakota FCU is a proud participant in the “Love My Credit Union Rewards” discount program to help you buy American made products. Click here to see how being a member can save you money.
Liberty Mutual offers discounts on auto, home, and renters insurance to eligible Wakota FCU members. Get a free insurance quote online, or mention that you are a credit union member when you talk to our Liberty Mutual personal sales representative. Click here to get started.
Open an Account
Click here to complete our safe and secure membership application. Before your membership is approved, you will need to provide photocopy of your valid drivers’ license or photo identification. You will also need to make an opening deposit of at least $5. We’ll process your application within two business days.
Wakota FCU is a member-owned financial cooperative. Our profits are returned to our members in the form of higher savings dividends and lower loan rates. Come Join Us!
In 1931, Armour and Company formed the Armour St. Paul Employees Credit Union. The credit union was located in the business office of the meat packing plant. The credit union’s primary sponsor, “Armour Foods” in South St. Paul, closed and moved its processing plant to Iowa in 1979. No longer obtaining new members from the former primary sponsor, the credit union decided to convert to a community charter. In 1995 the credit union merged with the South St. Paul Employees Credit Union. Then in 1997 our name was changed to Wakota Federal Credit Union. The name Wakota is derived from a bridge in South St. Paul that connects Washington and Dakota Counties, a name that South. St. Paul residents could identify with. Wakota FCU’s present field of membership was amended in 2003 and consists of “persons who live, work, worship, volunteer, attends school in and businesses and other legal entities located in Dakota County, MN. And members of their immediate family.”
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Cooperative Principles and the Credit Union DifferenceOur values are of the utmost importance, they defines who we are!
What’s a Credit Union?
Credit unions became popular during the Great Depression as Americans searched for financial solutions outside of banks. Wakota FCU was founded in 1931 as part of that movement. Our commitment to community involvement remains strong to this day. Credit unions are member-owned, and as a result they’re generally more conservative with their investments than banks. With no stockholders to demand quarterly profits, it’s easy for credit unions to eschew risky loans like subprime mortgages. Credit unions like Wakota FCU provide a community-driven approach to financial responsibility.
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Wakota Federal Credit Union Fee Schedule
|Effective: January 1, 2019|
|Personal Checking Accounts|
|Check order||prices vary per style|
|Check order- Limited Style (Silver Service Only)||1 FREE box per year|
|Counter checks (must purchase in increments of 4)||$4.00 for 4 checks|
|Inactive bill pay (90 days)||$4.95 per month|
|NSF item or check charge (no daily limit)||$35.00 per item|
|Overdraft pay item or check charge (no daily limit)||$35.00 per item|
|Overdraft account transfer fee||$10.00 per transfer|
|Photo copy (on-us check or statement)||$5.00 per item, FREE online|
|Reconcilement (1 hr minimum)||$30.00 per hour|
|General Service Charges|
|Account closed (within 6 months)||$25.00|
|Account-to-Account “A2A” transfer (incoming)||FREE|
|Account-to-Account “A2A” transfer (outgoing)||$2.00 per transfer|
|Account-to-Account transfer exceptions||$10.00 per transfer|
|Account printout (90 day maximum)||$5.00 per request|
|ATM / Debit card use at Non-Affilated ATM’s||$2.50 per transaction|
|ATM / Debit card inquiry||$1.00 per transaction|
|ATM / Debit card (Rush Order)||$75.00|
|ATM / Debit card (Initial Order)||FREE|
|ATM / Debit card replacement|
|$15.00 1st request|
|$20.00 2nd request|
|$30.00 3rd request|
|Cashier check (payable to other than accountholder)||$5.00 each|
|Certified check||$5.00 each|
|Cleared check copy fee||$5.00 each|
|Coin counting||5% (minimum $3)|
|(waived for active Checking Plus account or|
|FREE if minor deposits into Wakota account)|
|Collection item||$30.00 each|
|Courier fee||$25.00 per item|
|Deposited check copy||$5.00 each|
|Empty envelope ATM deposit||$30.00|
|Fax||$1.00 per page|
|Foreign Canadian item (in US dollars)||$10.00 per item|
|Foreign items (all others)||$20.00 per item|
|Inactive account maintenance fee||$15.00 per month|
|Levy or Garnishment fee||$50.00|
|Mailed receipt (member requested)||$1.00; FREE online|
|Money orders (Silver Service 3 free per month)||$2.00 each|
|Notary service (non-member)||$5.00|
|NSF item or check charge (no daily limit)||$35.00 per item|
|Overnight courier fee||$50.00|
|Paper statement fee (eStatements are Free)||$1.50 per statement|
|Photo copy (external)||$0.25 per page|
|Research (1 hr minimum)||$30.00 per hour|
|Returned deposit||$15.00 per item|
|Returned mail (with forwarding address)||$5.00 per item|
|Returned mail (without forwarding address)||$10.00 per item|
|Statement copy||$5.00 per statement, FREE online|
|Stop payment (one item or series)||$30.00|
|Text banking message||25 FREE text/month|
|Text banking message (exceed 26 +)||0.10 per text/month|
|Visa gift card||$3.00 each|
|Visa prepaid travel card||$5.00 each|
|Wire transfer fee (Domestic out-going)||$30.00|
|Duplicate lien release||$20.00|
|HELOC advance under $500.00||$20.00|
|Loan delinquent fine:|
|Personal||$25.00 per month|
|Mortgage (monthly)||5% of principle and interest due|
|Loan document fee – consumer||$50.00 per loan|
|Loan document fee – real estate||$200.00 per loan|
|Skip-a-pay fee (one per year/two maximum life of loan)||$50 per request|
|Subordination agreement||$150 each|
|Subsequent action document fee||$35.00 each|
|Safe Deposit Box|
|Small- 3×5*||$40.00 per year|
|Medium- 3×10*||$65.00 per year|
|Large- 5×10||$80.00 per year|
|Extra Large- 10×10||$120.00 per year|
|* ½ price for Silver Service members|
|Box drilling fee||$250.00|
|Late fee||$10 per box/month|
|Replacement key fee||$75.00|
|First withdrawal penalty||$10.00|
|Second withdrawl penalty||$25.00|
|***No penalty during 30-day grace period,|
|maximum 2 withdrawals in a 12-month period,|
|account restriction apply|
|Items deposits (includes ACH & checks)||$0.10 per item|
|Items clearing (includes ACH & checks)||$0.25 per item|
|Coin order||$0.10 per roll|
|Returned deposit||$10.00 per item|