Deposit Protection Corporation of Pakistan

The Deposit Protection Corporation (DPC) has been established under the Deposit Protection Corporation Act, 2016 as subsidiary of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).

The Primary objective of DPC is to protect small depositors for the losses incurred by them to the extent of protected amount, in the event of failure of the bank.

The current limit of protected amount for all eligible depositors is up to PKR 500,000/- (Rupees five hundred thousand) per depositor per bank.

All schedule banks operating in Pakistan are mandatory member institutions of deposit protection scheme.

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These FAQs are classified into two categories i.e. For Depositors & For Banks that are accessible on DPC’s website at following web addresses: (For Depositors) (For Banks)