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Application provision

1.1 Unless otherwise stated, this Part applies to:

  1. (1) the FSCS;
  2. (2) UK banks;
  3. (3) credit unions;
  4. (4) Northern Ireland credit unions;
  5. (5) building societies; and
  6. (6) an overseas firm that:
    1. (a) is not an incoming firm; and
    2. (b) has a Part 4A permission that includes accepting deposits.



If a firm which is a DGS member intends to transfer to become a member of a non-UK scheme, and cease to be a DGS member, it shall give at least six months’ notice to the FSCS and the PRA of its intention to make such a transfer. During the six month period, the firm shall remain a DGS member.

Additional Notes

[Note: Art. 14(4) of the DGSD]