About us

Deposit Insurance Agency is an independent legal entity of the public law (LEPL) that was established on July 24, 2017 in accordance with the Law of Georgia on Deposit Insurance System. Main function of the Agency is to insure deposits of resident and non-resident individuals in all commercial banks operating in Georgia. In the event of commencement of liquidation, insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings in any of the banks (according to the Law of Georgia on Activities of Commercial Bank), the Deposit Insurance Agency will ensure reimbursement of deposits to depositors in the amount of the set limit within 20 calendar days.

The Agency is led by the Head. Otar Dzidzikashvili was selected through an open contest and appointed as the Head of the Agency in September 2017. Organizational structure of the Agency was formed in accordance with the best international practice. There are five employees working in the Agency including the Head, a financial expert/ analyst, a lawyer, a compensation expert and an administrative specialist.

The Agency is supervised by the Supervisory Board comprised of the Minister of Finance, the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, the President of the National Bank of Georgia and two (2) independent members selected by commercial banks.

Deposit Insurance Agency administers deposit insurance system in the country and ensures its proper and effective operation. Deposit insurance system, together with the prudential regulation, liquidity support and effective supervision represents an important component of financial stability and safety and protects depositors from incurring losses (within the set limit).

Deposit Insurance System currently is implemented and successfully operating in 114 countries, including all EU member countries and the United States. Events of the last decade clearly proved that even with the developed economy and the strongest regulator cases of banks’ insolvency ar...

Latest News

Deposit Insurance Agency invested in Treasury Securities

According to Investment Policy of Deposit Insurance Agency and Investment Plan 2018 Agency participated in Treasury Security Auction of Ministry of Fi...

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Deposit Insurance Agency Starts Active Advertisement Campaign

LEPL Deposit Insurance Agency launches an active advertisement campaign in order to raise public awareness about Deposit Insurance System. In the camp...

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Information about Deposits as of October 31, 2018

Total amount of Deposits for all 15 commercial banks operating in Georgia as of October 31 2018 equals to 23 067 610 686 GEL.    

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Commercial Banks Paid 1 317 178,34 GEL Regular Insurance Premium in November 2018

According to the Law of Georgia on “Deposit Insurance System” and “Instruction for Calculation of Base for Regular Insurance Premium...

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What happens if a depositor fails to withdraw the amount within 20 days?

Depositor will retain the right to claim...

How are the funds accumulated in the Deposit Insurance Fund managed?

The funds accumulated in the Deposit Ins...

What happens if upon occurrence of the insurance case there is no sufficient amount in the Fund to compensate depositors?

If upon occurrence of the insurance case...

Numbers at a Glance

96,5% depositors

Fully insured depositors