Direct Deposit

State Employees' Credit Union offers our members Direct Deposit. This is the safest, quickest and most convenient way of having your paycheck deposited to your checking or share account. Save time and avoid lines at your local branch by enrolling in Direct Deposit today!

Follow these instructions to set up a Direct Deposit. If you have trouble locating any of the following information, view a sample check on our ABA Routing Transit Number page to learn how to find your routing transit and account number.

Federal Government Payroll

Employees (including military) may download form 1199-A. Complete sections 1 and 2 only. Current employees must take the form to their local branch to complete section 3 before submitting it to their employer's payroll office.

Federal Government Benefits

Members who receive federal benefit payments from the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, Railroad Retirement Board, Office of Personnel Management or the Department of Labor (Black Lung) must choose an electronic option when you apply to receive your payments. If you are already receiving payments, please contact the paying agency directly to make changes to your existing direct deposit using the following options:

  • For Social Security Administration (SS and SSI), call 800-772-1213
  • For Department of Veterans Affairs, call 877-838-2778
  • For Office of Personnel Management/Civil Service, call 888-767-6738
  • For Railroad Retirement Board, call 877-772-5772
  • For Defense Finance and Accounting Service, call 888-332-7411
  • Visit GoDirect for more information and links to each agency's website
New enrollment for benefits can be made directly with US Treasury using any of the following options:

  • Contact the GoDirect Call Center at 1-800-333-1795
  • Visit the GoDirect website for forms and instructions
  • Complete form FMS1200 and mail it to: GoDirect Processing Center, PO Box 650527, Dallas, TX 75265-0527
  • Visit your Local Credit Union branch and we will go through the process of setting up your Direct Deposit with you

Private Companies

Employees of private companies should contact their employer's payroll or human resources department to initiate Direct Deposit. Be prepared to provide either your 8 digit checking account number or 9 digit share account number.

State/Local Government Payroll

Employees must initiate Direct Deposit at their employer's payroll office. Be prepared to provide either your 8 digit checking account number or 9 digit share account number.
  • Checking account numbers can be up to 8 digits; leading zeroes are not required. Checking account numbers, as they appear on physical checks, include a prefix of “086” which is not necessary to process electronic transactions and is only used when processing physical checks.
  • Share account numbers must be 9 digits, including any necessary leading zeroes. Do not include the institution number (sample: 000123456).

State Retirement Benefits

Retirees may initiate Direct Deposit by downloading form RET-170, completing and mailing it to: Dept. of State Treasurer Retirement System Division, 325 N. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27603-1385.