Refer a friend to First Tech and earn $100 for each of you

Spread the word! It pays to be a First Tech member.


When you refer a friend, family member or colleague to First Tech, both of you will receive $100*. That means if they become a member and set up direct deposit of at least $500 a month, we’ll deposit $100 into your Membership Savings account and another $100 in theirs.

Do you have your friend’s referral code and are ready to sign up? Start your new member application here.


Invite friends
Share your referral code with a friend from the qualifying employers below. Don’t have a code? Request one by clicking below.
Sign up
Have your friends use this code to become a member.
Earn your rewards
When your friend opens an account and sets up a recurring direct deposit of at least $500/month.

Offer valid 9.1.2021 through 12.31.2021 for new, referred members that are employees of the following Select Employer Groups (‘SEGs’): Agilent, Amazon, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Cisco, DocuSign Inc., Google, HCL America, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HP Inc., Intel, Keysight Technologies, Lam Research, Levi Strauss & Co., Medtronic, Micron, Micron Laser Technology, Microsoft, MindTree Consulting Limited, Nike, OHSU (Oregon Health & Science University), Oracle, Pegasystems, Inc., Salesforce, State of Oregon, Tableau Software, Inc., Tata Consultancy Services Limited, Tech Mahindra, Tektronix, Twitter, Valve Corporation, Vulcan, Inc.

Must be at least 18 years old to participate. Available on personal accounts only. First Tech employees are ineligible for participation as a referring or referred member. Referring member must be a member for at least 30 days before referring new members, and before either party is eligible to receive rewards. Accounts must be in good standing in order to receive bonus payout (not in default, closed, inactive, or otherwise not in good standing). First Tech will deposit the rewards into the Membership Savings accounts of both parties within 30 days of the referred member meeting requirements. Referring members: Will receive one $100 reward per qualified, new member up to an annual referral bonus total of $2,500. Referred members: (1) Participant must not be the primary owner on a membership account at First Tech currently or within the last 18 months to qualify. Opening a Membership Savings Account with a deposit of $5.00 is required prior to opening any other type of accounts. (2) To qualify for the $100 reward, participant must establish membership by opening a Membership Savings account (“Enrollment”). Promotion code must be entered on the account application in order to be considered enrolled in the offer. Account opening subject to approval. (3) New direct deposits must occur at least once a month from the participant’s SEG employer payroll into First Tech account(s) on which participant is primary account owner. Any direct deposit which does not come from an eligible SEG employer’s payroll does not qualify. Initial, new direct deposit must take place within 60 calendar days of enrollment. Aggregate new recurring minimum direct deposit amount must total at least $500 per month. At least two recurring minimum direct deposits (an aggregate of at least $500 per month) must be completed within 90 calendar days of the first direct deposit. (4) Limited to one $100 reward. May be combined with other new member offers.

Any inquiries or disputes regarding enrollment and/or payout must be received within 180 days of membership account opening. For referring members, rewards may be reported on IRS form 1099-MISC. For referred members, the reward is considered interest and may be reported on IRS form 1099-INT. Rates effective as of 7.1.2021. Membership Savings has a 0.05% Annual Percentage Yield (APY). Rates subject to change at any time. Terms and conditions may apply.