Valley First

Deposit Insurance

Whether you've got account deposits, term deposits, GICs or other foreign currency deposits, Valley First provides a 100% guarantee on deposits through the Credit Union Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Referral Perks

Refer a friend to open a new account—you get $100 and your friend gets $100!

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100% Deposit Insurance Protection

At Valley First, a division of First West Credit Union, we provide unlimited deposit insurance through the Credit Union Deposit Insurance Corporation (“CUDIC”).

The protection applies to all money on deposit in personal and business accounts, including chequing and savings accounts, term deposits, GICs and foreign currency deposits. Accrued interest on deposits is also 100% guaranteed.

For further information on CUDIC and deposit insurance, visit

Ready to apply? Opening an account with us is simple!


Applying for an account online just takes a few minutes and just five easy steps!

In Person

If you’re more comfortable coming in to see us, we’d be happy to open a new account for you or make changes to your existing account with us.

By Phone

If you’d like to call us, here is a complete list of our branch and insurance office numbers.