MERIT is the NCUA’s new web-based examination platform that replaces AIRES, a 25-year old legacy examination application. MERIT streamlines the examination process for credit unions and examiners and offers examiners robust financial analytics for in-depth analysis.
Additionally, MERIT offers credit union users the ability to securely:
- Transfer files within the context of an examination
- Provide status updates and request due date changes on examination findings and action items
- Retrieve completed examination reports
MERIT is accessible through NCUA Connect (opens new window), the NCUA’s web-based entry point for agency applications. Contact your organization’s Admin Portal administrator for access. Contact the NCUA OneStop Help Desk for technical assistance at OneStop@NCUA.gov.
To find out more information about MERIT, refer to the user guides and frequently asked questions. Additionally, MERIT training modules will be available from the link below or on the NCUA’s Office of Credit Union Resources and Expansion (CURE) Learning Management Service webpage (opens new window) in early September 2021.