No. The group must address why the formation of a separate credit union for the group is not practical. A credit union cannot address or document this requirement for the group. If the group size is between 3,000 and 4,999, the group's letter needs to state it does not have a desire or an interest in forming its own credit union. If the group size is 5,000 or more, the group’s letter needs to continue to address the criteria outlined in Chapter 2, Section IV.B.2 of NCUA’s Chartering and Field of Membership Manual.
form own credit union, not practical, 3,000 to 4,999, less than 5,000, 4015-A, 4015A, 4015, multiple common bond