Information on the deposit insurance assessment process including the FDIC and Financing Corporation ("FICO") assessment rates, computation of the quarterly assessment invoice, payment of the invoice by ACH debit, using assessment transactions in FDICconnect, and assessment base reporting requirements. (Assessment Information)
Information on the risk-based premium system -- including current rates and
recent rate cases presented to the FDIC Board of Directors -- and other
items for those concerned with deposit insurance from the banking industry's
Freedom of Information Act
The FOIA is a federal statute which affords any person the right to obtain
federal agency records unless the records (or a part of the records) are
protected from disclosure by any of the nine exemptions contained in the law
or by one of three special law enforcement record exclusions.
Persons requesting records from the FDIC will be charged for the direct
costs of search, review and duplication, unless such costs are less than
$10.00. See our FOIA
fee schedule for additional information.
Inspector General Hotline
The Office of Inspector General promotes the economy, efficiency, and
effectiveness of FDIC programs and operations and protects against fraud,
waste, and abuse to assist and augment the FDIC's contribution to the
stability of, and public confidence in the nation's financial systems.
Examples of wrongdoing that should be reported include: contract and
procurement fraud or collusion; misuse, embezzlement, or theft of government
property or funds; bribery and acceptance of gratuities; gross employee
misconduct; conflicts of interest; or other unethical or illegal activities.
Individuals may report information openly, anonymously or confidentially.
Individuals who contact the Inspector General Hotline via electronic mail
are not anonymous to Hotline staff and cannot be assured of confidentiality
due to the non-secure nature of electronic mail systems.
The FDIC's in-house legal counsel may engage outside counsel to assist it in
meeting its responsibility to provide high-quality legal representation and
advice in the most practicable, efficient and cost-effective manner.
Public Information Center
The FDIC Public Information Center is the primary point of contact for distribution of FDIC printed materials. It receives, processes, stores, and distributes materials offered through the FDIC Online Catalog.
The Public Information Center's information distribution function is an essential component of FDIC's mission to maintain public confidence in the nation's financial system. Through the dissemination of numerous consumer brochures, newsletters, DVDs and CD-ROMs, the banking community and the general public gain increased awareness of deposit insurance rules, financial literacy programs, and a variety of other important consumer financial matters.
Publication requests are accepted at the FDIC Public Information Center by telephone, fax, letter, email, or in person.
Procuring Goods and Services Information on the FDIC’s acquisition process and practices for procuring goods and services.
The FDIC will only make procurement awards to businesses that are registered in the System for Award Management (SAM), formerly known as Central Contractor Registration (CCR). Registration can be accomplished by following the instruction at http://www.sam.gov. Frequently asked questions regarding CCR and SAM, along with user guides, are available on the SAM web page.