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Q1. What is virtual vault?
Q.2. Is it necessary to own a virtual locker to check prize bonds draw results online?
Q.3. Do I need to register to avail auto draw checking feature available exclusively for members at virtual vault?
Q.4. How can I register or be a member at virtual vault?
Q.5: How can I log-in to access my locker?
Q.6. Do I need to visit my locker area frequently to check draw results?
Q.7. What if I forget my locker number or password?
Q.8. How much will it cost me to check Prize Bonds draw results?
Q.9. Whom should I contact if encounter any problem while checking?
Q.10. What is the Virtual Diary?
Q.11. How can I check the current status of my Virtual Vault Locker?
Q.12. What is virtual history?
Q.13. Which prize bond is entitled to winning a prize?
Q.14. How would I know the draw date for any denomination?
Q.15. From where can I purchase and sell prize bonds?
Q.16. Where can I find open market rates?
Q.17. Do I need to enter the series for checking draw results?
Q.18. How can I deposit new prize bonds in my virtual vault?
Q.19. How much tax would be deducted if I win a prize?
Q.20. How can I claim for my prize amount?
Q.21. Can I download the National Saving's Official Draw results list (SBP List) from KalPoint.com?
Q.22. What is meant by Open Market Rate for prize bonds?
Q.23. What is the valid time period for claiming a prize?





Q1. What is virtual vault?

Ans: Virtual vault is your personal locker which exists virtually. You can keep all your prize bonds numbers safe here and avoid hassles of checking draw results every time a draw is announced.

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Q.2. Is it necessary to own a virtual locker to check prize bonds draw results online?

Ans: No. You can check prize bonds results online by visiting http//prizebonds.kalpoint.com whenever any draw is announced. Here, you need to select the denomination and enter your email address to check all draws made available within 2 hours of any result announcement.

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Q.3. Do I need to register to avail auto draw checking feature available exclusively for members at virtual vault?

Ans. Yes, you need to register to own your personal locker area at virtual vault and avail all extensive features including auto draw checking.

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Q.4. How can I register or be a member at virtual vault?

Ans. Simply fill in the brief registration form. Your locker number will be delivered to the email address provided by you in the registration form.

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Q.5: How can I log-in to access my locker?

Ans: Just type in your Locker # and password to log-in and enter into your personalized page.

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Q.6. Do I need to visit my locker area frequently to check draw results?

Ans: Absolutely not. Once you are registered with us. All draw results will be delivered to your inbox along with a notification to any win you have in that particular draw.

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Q.7. What if I forget my locker number or password?
Ans. Just click on the “Forgot Your Locker #” or “Forgot Your Password” links available at the log-in form. Enter your email address. A verification token will be sent to your inbox after which you will either receive your locker # or be able to choose a new password for your account.

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Q.8. How much will it cost me to check Prize Bonds draw results?
Ans. It is an absolutely FREE service offered by http//prizebonds.kalpoint.com .

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Q.9. Whom should I contact if encounter any problem while checking?
Ans. Our customer services department is dedicated to serve all your queries within 24 hours. Simply send your query to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . If required, you may also be contacted by our representative through email or telephone.

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Q.10. What is the Virtual Diary?
Ans. Virtual Diary is your personal e-diary available in your personal locker area. You can keep all your confidential information here.

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Q.11. How can I check the current status of my Virtual Vault Locker?
Ans. Log-in to access your locker area. Mark your selection in the available combo box to check the status accordingly. 

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Q.12. What is virtual history?
Ans. Virtual history is the record of the withdrawals and deposits made by you through the vault.

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Q.13. Which prize bond is entitled to winning a prize?
Ans. All prize bonds issued at least 60 days prior to the draw date are entitled to winning a prize.

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Q.14. How would I know the draw date for any denomination?
Ans. State Bank of Pakistan issues a schedule of draw dates for each year which is available at http//prizebonds.kalpoint.com . The pocket-size draw schedule is also available at all branches of Kalia & Sons Free Of Cost. Also, all draw announcements are notified at the home page of www.kalpoint.com and www.prizebonds.kalpoint.com.

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Q.15. From where can I purchase and sell prize bonds?
Ans. You can trade these instruments at any branch of prize bonds dealers, commercial bank or State Bank of Pakistan at even rates before shut period, and only from prize bonds dealers at open market rates during the shut period.

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Q.16. Where can I find open market rates?

Ans. The open market rates are available at http//prizebonds.kalpoint.com .

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Q.17. Do I need to enter the series for checking draw results?
Ans. No, the respective policy has been revised. Now there is no need to enter alphabetical characters present along with the numerical ones to check draw results.

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Q.18. How can I deposit new prize bonds in my virtual vault?
Ans. To deposit new prize bond numbers, visit the “Deposit Bonds” section. Select the face value and then the prize bond numbers either one by one or by entering series using “From” & “To” options available. Remember to click “Add” to proceed further.

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Q.19. How much tax would be deducted if I win a prize?
Ans. Since July 1999, 10% deduction of withholding tax has been announced for all prize bonds draw prizes.

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Q.20. How can I claim for my prize amount?
Ans. To claim for your prize, you need to fill in the claim form and submit it along with a copy of your NIC to the State Bank of Pakistan. The claim form is also available at our website for downloading.

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Q.21. Can I download the National Saving's Official Draw results list (SBP List) from KalPoint.com?
Ans. Of course. Simply select the denomination and enter your email address to reach the prize bonds draw checking page. Here, you will find an option to download SBP list for any draw.

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Q.22. What is meant by Open Market Rate for prize bonds?
Ans. State Bank and commercial banks stop selling and purchasing prize bonds after one month of draw of a particular prize bond denomination. However, transactions continue in open market with premium. This premium increases as the date of draw comes closer. This is called open market rate. These rates are updated regularly at http//prizebonds.kalpoint.com.

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Q.23. What is the valid time period for claiming a prize?
Ans. Maximum time period to avail the prize is six years from the date of draw.
 



 

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