Outside view of the Capitol Building in Des Moines, Iowa

Iowa Division of
Credit Unions


Iowa Division of Credit Unions
Efficient, Effective Regulation Since 1979

IDCU is the state agency responsible for overseeing state-chartered credit unions in Iowa.

Our Website

Information on this site is designed to be of use to the public, credit union members, and the credit union industry.

Our Mission

To safeguard the interests of credit union depositors and shareholders through the effective administration and execution of the laws relating to credit unions.

Our Vision

To provide for a regulatory environment in which Iowa credit unions can prosper, operate in a safe & sound manner, and meet the financial service needs of their members.

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Regulation, Oversight and Compliance of Iowa State Laws and Rules

Credit Unions Serve Iowans In All 99 Counties

80 State-chartered credit unions

27.6 Billion dollars in regulated assets

100 Average hours of examiner training/year

100 of credit unions examined within statutory requirement

Recent News

August 10, 2022

Superintendent Katie Averill attended the 2022 International Credit Union Regulators’ Network Conference in Montreal, Canada. Representation included 55 financial cooperative regulators from 17 countries. The Superintendent gave a presentation on…

May 11, 2022

The IDCU Review Board held their 2nd quarterly meeting on April 4, 2022.

The Governor’s office has announced the following newly appointed positions effective May 1, 2022 to the Review Board for a three year term.

Jami Weems, term…

April 14, 2022

In 2004, the U.S. Congress designated April as National Financial Literacy Month, also known as National Financial Capability Month. Each April, Federal and State agencies, credit unions, schools, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and other…