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Eligible Collateral

Collateral deemed eligible by the Bank. Counterparties can obtain credit from the Bank within the value of collateral submitted through funds-supplying operations against pooled collateral, the complementary lending facility, the intraday overdraft, and other means.


  • Note:The English translation has been prepared by the Bank's staff based on the Japanese original and is an unofficial translation. The translation is to be used solely as reference material to aid in the understanding of Japanese original.

Introduction or Modification of Schemes of Operations

Table : Introduction or Modification of Schemes of Operations
Date Releases
Jan. 23, 2019 Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Loan Support Program" [PDF 48KB]
Oct.  5, 2018 Amendment to "Prices of Eligible Collateral" [PDF 122KB]
Jan. 23, 2018 Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Loan Support Program" [PDF 154KB]
Sep. 26, 2017 Amendment to "Prices of Eligible Collateral" [PDF 134KB]
Jan. 31, 2017 Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for Funds-Supplying Operations against Pooled Collateral" [PDF 453KB]
Jan. 31, 2017 Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Loan Support Program" [PDF 60KB]
Sep. 21, 2016 Amendment to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" [PDF 90KB]
Apr. 28, 2016 Establishment of "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Funds-Supplying Operation to Support Financial Institutions in Disaster Areas of the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake" [PDF 157KB]
Mar. 25, 2016 Authorization regarding Loans that are made against Eligible Beneficial Interest of a Trust [PDF 12KB]
Mar. 15, 2016 Establishment of "Collateral Guidelines on Eligible Beneficial Interest of a Trust in Housing Loans" [PDF 120KB]
Jan. 29, 2016 Establishment of "Temporary Rules regarding the Eligibility Standards for Loans on Deeds to Companies Denominated in the U.S. Dollar" [PDF 25KB]
Jan. 29, 2016 Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Loan Support Program" [PDF 98KB]
Oct.  7, 2015 Amendment to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" [PDF 149KB]
Mar. 17, 2015 Establishment of "Special Rules for Member Financial Institutions of Central Organizations of Financial Cooperatives to Use the Fund-Provisioning Measure to Support Strengthening the Foundations for Economic Growth and to Stimulate Bank Lending" [PDF 67KB]
Jan. 21, 2015 Statement on Monetary Policy (Extension of the Stimulating Bank Lending Facility and the Growth-Supporting Funding Facility, Announced at 12:29 p.m.) [PDF 47KB]
Oct.  7, 2014 Amendment to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" [PDF 79KB]
Feb. 18, 2014 Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for Funds-Supplying Operations against Pooled Collateral"  [PDF 108KB]
Feb. 18, 2014 Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Funds-Supplying Operation to Support Financial Institutions in Disaster Areas" and "Temporary Rules regarding the Eligibility Standards for Debt of Companies in Disaster Areas" [PDF 24KB]
Oct.  4, 2013 Amendment to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" [PDF 250KB]
Sep.  9, 2013 Treatment of Inflation-Indexed Japanese Government Bonds to be issued after October 2013 in the Bank's market operations [PDF 59KB]
Apr.  4, 2013 Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Funds-Supplying Operation to Support Financial Institutions in Disaster Areas" and "Temporary Rules regarding the Eligibility Standards for Debt of Companies in Disaster Areas" [PDF 24KB]
Oct.  5, 2012 Amendment to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" [PDF 67KB]
Mar. 13, 2012 Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Funds-Supplying Operation to Support Financial Institutions in Disaster Areas" and "Temporary Rules regarding the Eligibility Standards for Debt of Companies in Disaster Areas" [PDF 23KB]
Oct.  7, 2011 Amendment to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" [PDF 102KB]
Oct.  7, 2011 Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Funds-Supplying Operation to Support Financial Institutions in Disaster Areas" and "Temporary Rules regarding the Eligibility Standards for Debt of Companies in Disaster Areas" [PDF 24KB]
Apr. 28, 2011 Establishment of "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Funds-Supplying Operation to Support Financial Institutions in Disaster Areas" and "Temporary Rules regarding the Eligibility Standards for Debt of Companies in Disaster Areas" [PDF 37KB]
Apr. 28, 2011 Outline for the Relaxation of the Collateral Eligibility Standards for Debt of Companies in Disaster Areas [PDF 24KB]
Oct.  5, 2010 Amendment to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" [PDF 59KB]
Oct. 30, 2009 Amendment to "Temporary Rules regarding Eligibility Standards for Asset-backed Commercial Paper and Dematerialized Asset-backed Commercial Paper" [PDF 16KB]
Oct. 30, 2009 Statement on Monetary Policy (Policy unchanged, Announced at 1:05 p.m.) [PDF 21KB]
Oct. 14, 2009 Amendment to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" [PDF 36KB]
Jul. 29, 2009 The Effective Date and Commencement of the Application of "Collateral Guidelines on Eligible Foreign Bonds" [PDF 15KB]
Jul. 15, 2009 Amendments to Principal Terms and Conditions for Money Market Operations [PDF 40KB]
Jul. 15, 2009 Statement on Monetary Policy (Policy unchanged, Announced at 1:35 p.m.) [PDF 32KB]
May  22, 2009 Establishment of "Collateral Guidelines on Eligible Foreign Bonds" [PDF 42KB]
Apr.  7, 2009 Amendments to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" [PDF 51KB]
Apr.  7, 2009 Statement on Monetary Policy (Policy unchanged, Announced at 12:22 p.m.) [PDF 79KB]
Feb. 19, 2009 Amendments to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" [PDF 52KB]
Feb. 19, 2009 Amendments to Principal Terms and Conditions for Money Market Operations [PDF 45KB]
Feb. 19, 2009 Statement on Monetary Policy (Policy unchanged, Announced at 1:52 p.m.) [PDF 80KB]
Jan. 22, 2009 Amendments to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" [PDF 65KB]
Jan. 22, 2009 Amendments to Principal Terms and Conditions for Money Market Operations [PDF 56KB]
Jan. 22, 2009 Statement on Monetary Policy (Policy unchanged, Announced at 1:43 p.m.) [PDF 120KB]
Dec.  2, 2008 Establishment of "Temporary Rules regarding the Eligibility Standards for Corporate Bonds and Loans on Deeds to Companies" [PDF 24KB]
Dec.  2, 2008 Introduction of Money Market Operation Measures to Facilitate Corporate Financing [PDF 43KB]
Nov. 21, 2008 Statement on Monetary Policy (Policy unchanged, Announced at 12:34 pm)  [PDF 65KB]
Oct. 14, 2008 Introduction of Measures regarding Money Market Operations to Ensure Stability in Financial Markets [PDF 12KB]
Oct. 14, 2008 Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Purchase/Sale of Japanese Government Securities with Repurchase Agreements" [PDF 238KB]
Oct.  7, 2008 Amendment to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" [PDF 130KB]
Oct. 11, 2007 Amendment to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" [PDF 140KB]
Jun. 15, 2007 Amendment to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" [PDF 100KB]
Mar. 20, 2007 Amendment to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" [PDF 82KB]
Oct. 13, 2006 Amendment to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" 
Dec. 16, 2005 The Expiry of Temporary Measures, including the Purchases of Asset-Backed Securities 
Sep.  8, 2005 Amendment to Margin Tables for Eligible Collateral and Study to Revise the Current Bill Purchasing Scheme 
Sep.  8, 2005 Amendment to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" 
Jun. 15, 2005 Amendment to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" 
Jun. 15, 2005 (Reference)Revision of Conditions for Including "Bonds Whose Principal Balance May Decrease Due to Prepayments before the Final Maturity Date" in the Range of Eligible Collateral 
Mar. 16, 2005 Amendment to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" and "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Purchase of CP with Repurchase Agreements" 
Mar. 16, 2005 (Reference)Acceptance of Dematerialized CP Issued by Foreign Corporations with Guarantees as Eligible Collateral and as Eligible Assets for CP Purchase Operations 
Mar. 16, 2004 (Reference)Accepting Loans on Deeds to the Banks' Shareholdings Purchase Corporation with Government Guarantee as Eligible Collateral 
Mar. 16, 2004 Amendment to Guidelines on Eligible Collateral 
Feb.  5, 2004 Amendment to Guidelines on Eligible Collateral 
Feb.  5, 2004 (Reference) Accepting Inflation-Indexed Japanese Government Bonds as Eligible Collateral 
Jun. 25, 2003 Establishment of Principal Terms and Conditions for the Outright Purchases of Asset-Backed Securities 
Apr. 30, 2003 Change in the Guideline for Money Market Operations 
Apr. 30, 2003 Amendment to Guidelines on Eligible Collateral (Acceptance of loans on deeds to the Industrial Revitalization Corporation of Japan as Eligible Collateral) 
Feb. 14, 2003 Amendment to Guidelines on Eligible Collateral and Temporary Rules of Eligibility Standards for Asset-backed Commercial Paper (Acceptance of Dematerialized Commercial Paper as Eligible Collateral) 
Dec. 17, 2002 Amendments to Guidelines on Eligible Collateral and establishment of Temporary Rules of Eligibility Standards for Asset-backed Commercial Paper 
Dec. 17, 2002 Measures to Facilitate Smooth Corporate Financing 
Mar. 20, 2002 Amendments to Guidelines on Eligible Collateral 
Feb. 28, 2002 On Today's Decision at the Monetary Policy Meeting 
Jan. 16, 2002 Amendments to "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" 
Dec. 19, 2001 Change in the Guideline for Money Market Operations 
Oct. 13, 2000 Establishment of "Guidelines on Eligible Collateral" 
Sep. 21, 1999 Basic Policy on the Eligibility as Collateral of Asset-Backed Securities and Debt Obligations Issued by Financial Institutions that Maintain Current Accounts with BOJ