International College Students

New school, new way to bank. Our digital banking options let you manage your money at your convenience - anytime, anywhere.

Applying for membership

To join PSECU, international students will need varying identification documents, depending on their residency status. Please provide the documents below when completing your application.

Permanent Resident Alien
  • Valid U.S. Driver's License or Valid U.S. Government-Issued ID Card
  • Current I-551 (Permanent Resident Card)
  • Social Security Card

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Non-Resident Alien with SSN
  • Current Passport
  • Visa with I-94 Departure/Arrival Record
  • I-20 Student Visa or DS 2019
  • Completed W8BEN IRS Form (available at
  • Social Security Card

Open an Account

Non-Resident Alien without SSN
  • Current Passport
  • Visa with I-94 Departure/Arrival Record
  • I-20 Student Visa or DS 2019

Stop by our Financial Education Center on campus to request an application



Stop by our Financial Education Center on campus or call 1.800.237.7328 to request an application.

It may be helpful for your sender to speak to the International Banking staff at their financial institution when making their request to ensure that the request is fully understood. This could be a specialist, a head teller or even a bank manager.
The following information should be provided to the sending bank for accurate routing to your PSECU account.

  • PSECU's SWIFT number: PSEMUS31
  • Clearing Code*: FW231381116
  • Beneficiary Bank Name: PA State Emp CU, Harrisburg PA
  • Beneficiary Account Number: Your 10-digit PSECU checking account number - found on your PSECU Checks - or your PSECU member account number
  • Beneficiary Name & Address: Your name and address as it appears on your PSECU account
* This is optional information that may be helpful to some sending institutions.
Note: Wires must be in U.S. dollars.
PSECU's experienced Wire Transfer Analysts are ready to answer your questions and assist you with your Wire Transfer needs. Simply email us through online banking or call us at 800.237.7328, extension 3868. Our Analysts are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (ET).

Foreign checks and foreign money orders cannot be deposited using an ATM or Mobile Banking. Any check issued to you by a financial institution in another country should be mailed to:

PSECU Payments Unit
P.O. Box 67013
Harrisburg, PA 17106-7013
To transact internationally, you may elect to have the authorized receiver set up an ACH debit to remove money from your PSECU account. For security purposes, do not share your personal information with anyone who is not authorized to access your account.
To receive an ACH debit from your PSECU account, the sender will need the following information:

  • PSECU's ABA/Routing Transit number: 231381116
  • Your PSECU Checking Account Number: As it appears on the bottom of your PSECU checks. This is a 10-digit number and leading zeroes must be included.
  • Your PSECU Member Number for Savings debits: This is a 10-digit number and must include any leading zeroes.
Additionally, you may request a money transfer service such as Western Union Online FX, MoneyGram or other such services to perform the International Wire Transfer*. To fund the transfer, the service provider may either electronically debit your PSECU account or you may elect for PSECU to wire funds to the service provider. All wires to service providers must be to domestic institutions only.

* Funds must be on deposit in your PSECU account for 4 full business days before they may be wired. Funds deposited by Direct Deposit or incoming wire transfer are not subject to the 4-day restriction.