SBP – Deposit Protection Mechanism

The Deposit Protection Corporation (DPC) has been established under the Deposit Protection Corporation Act, 2016 as a 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 a bank.

The current limit of protected amount for all eligible depositors is up to PKR 250,000/- (Rupees two hundred and fifty thousand) per depositor per bank.

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

Instructions and regulations issued by Deposit Protection Corporation can be accessed through the following links:


To visit website of Deposit Protection Corporation click here