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Deposit Protection Corporation (DPC) is a subsidiary of State Bank of Pakistan and commenced its operations under the provision of DPC Act 2016. The objective of the Corporation is to compensate the eligible depositors in case the bank declared as failed by the State Bank of Pakistan.

For the purpose, Corporation has determined, protected amount of upto PKR 500,000 for all eligible depositors on per depositor-per bank basis. The amount is payable to eligible depositors only if a bank is declared as a failed bank by State Bank of Pakistan and is not payable under any other circumstances.

For more information and clarity, detailed Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) have been developed and posted at DPC website

About Deposit Protection Corporation

FAQs on Deposit Protection Mechanism

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Downloadable Circulars

  • DPC Circular No. 01 of 2018 - Notification of Board of Directors
  • DPC Circular No. 02 of 2018 - Declaration of Commencement of Business of Deposit Protection Corporation
  • DPC Circular No. 03 of 2018 - Member Institutions of Deposit Protection Corporation
  • DPC Circular No. 04 of 2018 - Deposit Protection Mechanism
  • DPC Circular No. 05 of 2018 - Shariah Compliant Deposit Protection Mechanism for Islamic Banking Institutions