Protecting your deposits
Ladies and gentlemen,
Considering the epidemic situation in the country and in order to prevent the disease and reduce the risk of new cases of coronavirus infection (COVID-19) and to take preventive measures in connection with the registered cases of COVID-19 on the territory of Bulgaria the Bulgarian Deposit Insurance Fund extends a request in case you would like to submit documents or make inquiries, to refrain from doing so on-site at the Fund's premises, using instead e-mail or telephone as means of correspondence.
BDIF contact details are:
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; telephone numbers: +359 2 953 1217, +359 2 953 1318; +359 700 144 03
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BDIF guarantees full repayment of depositor’s funds with each individual bank, regardless of the number and size of the deposits, up to BGN 196,000 (EUR 100,000). This amount includes the principal and the interest accrued up to the date of the BNB’s resolution on a bank’s license revocation or on the declaration of unavailability of deposits with a bank. Additional protection up to BGN 250,000 (EUR 127,823) for a term of three months is provided for the following types of deposits: deposits of individuals arising from transactions with real estates for residential purposes; deposits of individuals arising from amounts paid in connection with conclusion or dissolution of marriage, termination of a labour contract or civil service contract, disability, or death; and deposits arising from insurance or social insurance payments or from payment of compensation for damages from crimes or reversed sentence.
The BDIF insures bank deposits of physical persons and legal entities both in levs and in foreign currency. Deposits are all funds in a bank account opened in the name of one or more persons: time and demanddeposits, current and savings account, debit or credit cards accounts. Deposit insurance is applicable also to credit balances, which the bank shall repay to its customers under the terms provide by law or a contract signed.