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How do I apply for membership? If you are eligible for membership, simply download a Membership Application. Return your completed application to an ALEC Service Center or mail your application to:

ALEC - ATTN: Dept. 31
401 N. Riverside Drive, Suite 1-A
Gurnee, IL 60031-5915

You will be contacted when your account is established.

What is the difference between a primary ALEC Member and a family Member? A primary ALEC member is an Abbott, AbbVie or Hospira employee or former employee or retiree. A primary member can invite immediate family members to join. Eligible family members include:

  • Spouse
  • Domestic Partner
  • Parent
  • Grandparent
  • Children
  • Grandchildren
  • Legal dependents
  • Brothers
  • Sisters

How can I change my address? If you wish to request a change of address for your ALEC accounts, requests can be made from the Personal Information page, found under the Self Service tab in Online Banking. Click here to log into Online Banking.

If you are not already enrolled for Online Banking, please fax, mail, or visit any ALEC Service Center. Fax: 847.599.0056  ALEC 401 N. Riverside Dr Ste 1-A Gurnee, IL 60031.

Please sign your written request and include the following:

  • Name(s) on account
  • Old address
  • New address
  • Best contact phone number

How do I find a surcharge-free ATM? You can locate a surcharge-free ATM using our online locator.

How do I wire funds? Please use our Incoming/Outgoing Wire Instructions to send funds to your ALEC account from another financial institution.

Please contact a Member Service Representative at 847.688.8000 or 800.762.9988 or visit your local Service Center for additional assistance.

How do I initiate a direct deposit into my ALEC account? To begin direct deposit of your Abbott, AbbVie or Hospira payroll, click on the corresponding link below to print your required forms.

Abbott Employees Abbott Payroll Direct Deposit Initiation / Change 
Hospira Employees Hospira Direct Deposit Authorization Form


For other payroll deductions, contact your payroll department for required forms. You will need to give your payroll department ALECís Routing and Transit number and your ALEC member number or a copy of a voided ALEC Check.

What is ALECís ABA routing and transit number? ALECís ABA routing and transit number is 071993162. This number can be given to your employer to set up direct deposit into your ALEC account, along with the following information:

Bank (Credit Union) Information
Bank (Credit Union) Name: ALEC
Address: 401 N. Riverside Dr Suite 1-A, Gurnee, IL 60031 
Phone: 800.762.9988
Routing and transit number: 071993162

Do I need to contact ALEC when traveling abroad and using my ALEC Debit Card or ALEC Rewards Visa® card? At ALEC, security is one of our top priorities. To help protect your personal identity and ALEC accounts against fraudulent activity, we may occasionally block transactions in foreign countries and other areas where fraud is widespread.

If you are planning to travel, please call ALEC 800.762.9988 or send us a secure e-mail through your online banking account in advance of your travel dates.

When sending an e-mail though your online banking account, please include your:

  • Destination
  • Travel Dates
  • Contact Information when Traveling.

How can I keep my account from becoming inactive? You must make at least one transaction (deposit, withdrawal, or transfer) to your savings, checking or money market account within a 24 month period; or have an open share certificate, IRA or HSA or; have an open loan, mortgage or ALEC credit card or; have an active relationship with ALEC Investment Advisors. Memberships owned by minors are exempt from ALEC's Inactive Membership policy.

If any of the above criteria do not occur or exist within a 24 month period, your account will be considered inactive. An inactivity fee will be assessed each quarter the account remains inactive, as outlined in ALEC's Fee Schedule.

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401 N. Riverside Drive Ste 1-A Gurnee, Illinois 60031-5915
847.688.8000     800.762.9988

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