Prior to any payment being made, every depositor will be required to provide original evidence of deposit ownership, such as a passbook, certificate of deposit, or the last statement (with paid cheques if applicable), and fill out an official claim form. DIC officials can assist with the filing of claims. Passbooks, certificates of deposit and other documents used to establish the claim for insurance must be surrendered on receipt of the deposit insurance payment.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What is the insurance coverage on a trust account held under the provisions of an irrevocable express trust?
- What happens to cheques which are not cleared on a depositor’s account before the business of the institution is closed?
- Who should file a claim if more than one person is authorised to draw on an account?
- Is the insurance protection increased by placing funds in two or more types of deposit accounts in the same institution?
Did You Know?
- Misconception: The uninsured balance, being that portion of deposit/(s) over TT$125,000 for which a certificate was issued, would never be honoured by the DIC. - Fact: A liquidator’s certificate is issued to the depositor by the Corporation for the unsecured balance being that portion of the deposit over TT$125,000. If, the realizations from the disposal of assets net of the subrogated claim of the deposit insurer results in a surplus, then unsecured balances would be …