At a Glance

Low interest rate of 0.05% per day

Our daily-rated interest gives you more flexibility on repaying any time you want while you enjoy savings of up to 80% in interest and fees as compared to cash advances.

Up to 10X your monthly income, instantly

Get instant approval on your credit limit of up to 4X your monthly salary, or 10X if your annual income is S$120,000 and above.

24/7 access, wherever you are

Use your DBS Cashline account like a bank account. Perform transactions, withdrawals, transfers and more online or at an ATM – any way you like.

Apply now
 
 

Introduction

Instant Cash. Get it fast. Pay it fast.

Meet your short-term borrowing needs fast with DBS Cashline and repay it over days, weeks or months! Our low daily-rated interest of just 0.05% provides you more flexibility on your repayment periods. Enjoy greater savings of up to 80% in interest and fees, as compared to cash advances.

 

Features & Benefits

DBS Cashline offers you more flexibility when you need quick access to extra cash.

Low interest rate Enjoy flexible repayment Get up to 10 times your monthly salary Get instant cash in your account
  • 19.8% per annum, effectively 0.05% per day
  • No interest will be charged if no amount is used
  • No fixed repayment period — repay as quickly as you want whenever you have the funds
  • No early repayment fee
  • Get cash of up to 4X your monthly salary
  • 10X if your annual income is S$120,000 and above
  • Enjoy instant approval if you are currently crediting your salary into a DBS/POSB deposit account

Perform everyday banking

  • Transfer funds, withdraw cash, pay bills with DBS/POSB ATMs, DBS Digibank/iBanking or Cashline chequebook.
  • Make transactions via AXS machine, AXS m-Station, AXS e-Station and NETS point-of-sale.

Automatic cash top-up to a deposit account

  • Link your Current/Savings account to your Cashline account and enjoy seamless Cashline Auto Top-Up service whenever your Current/Savings account balance falls below a pre-set level

  • Fixed repayment with DBS Personal Loan if you need a disciplined way to make monthly repayments.
    • Up to 95% of your Cashline available limit
    • Tenures of between 1 to 5 years
    • GIRO option available

       

  • Interest free loan with DBS Balance Transfer
    • Up to 93% of your Cashline available limit
    • Tenures of 6 or 12 months
    • Administrative fee from 2.5%
 

How it Works

Peter has a Cashline credit limit of S$10,000.

 

He withdraws S$1,000 cash via ATM, pays S$1,500 in bills through iBanking and makes a S$500 NETS purchase. His total Cashline withdrawal is S$3,000.

 

His interest is S$1.63 per day, based on a daily rate of 0.05%.

 

30 days later – his interest is now S$48.90, making his total amount due S$3,048.90. He makes full payment via digibank.

 

Figures are simplified for illustration purposes.

 

Eligibility & Fees

Application requirements for DBS Cashline

Nationality Age Minimum gross annual income Effective interest rate
Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident 21 years
and above
S$20,000 -
below S$30,000
29.8% per annum
S$30,000 and above 19.8% per annum

DBS Cashline fees and charges

   
Minimum monthly repayment 2.5% of outstanding balance or S$50, whichever is higher
Minimum interest charge S$10
Late payment fee S$105
Late payment interest adjustment# Additional 6% above effective interest rate (also known as Prevailing Interest Rate)
Annual fee S$100 (waived for first year)
Overlimit fee S$40

# The reinstatement to the Prevailing Interest Rate will be effective on the first working day after your next Statement Date once the minimum payments due on 3 consecutive statements are made in full on or before the respective payment due dates.

Application documents for DBS Cashline

Here’s a checklist of mandatory documents you’ll need for your DBS Cashline application.

If you are currently crediting your salary into a DBS/POSB deposit account, enjoy less paperwork and instant approval with Straight Through Processing.

 

  1. How is DBS Cashline different from a Personal Loan?

      DBS Cashline Personal Loan
    Description DBS Cashline is a personal line of credit for your short-term borrowing needs. Think of it as a standby stash of cash. Personal loans however, are long-term loans spanning anywhere from 1-5 years.
    Repayment Repaying your DBS Cashline amount is flexible. Repay it in days, weeks or months. There is only a minimum monthly repayment of 2.5% of your outstanding amount or S$50, whichever is higher. Personal Loans offer a fixed monthly repayment plan ranging from 1-5 years.
    Interest/Fee Interest is accrued daily at 19.8% p.a. (or 0.05% per day) with no processing fee. Fixed interest is charged upfront over your loan tenure. From 3.88% p.a. + 1% processing fee (E.I.R 7.56% p.a.)
  2. How is DBS Cashline different from Cash Advance?

      Cashline Cash Advance
    Description DBS Cashline is a personal line of credit for your short-term borrowing needs. Think of it as a standby stash of cash. Cash Advance is a feature on your credit card that offers funds up to your available credit card limit.
    Interest/Fee Interest is accrued daily at 19.8% p.a. (or 0.05% per day) with no processing fee. Interest is accrued daily at 28% p.a. (or 0.07% per day) plus a 6% upfront processing fee on the amount withdrawn.
  3. How is interest calculated?

    Interest on the Facilities will be calculated on a daily basis, by multiplying the outstanding balance on Facilities by the Prescribed Rate and then dividing by 365/366 (in a leap year), subject to a minimum interest charge of S$10.00.

    For example: Suppose you withdraw from your DBS Cashline account S$5,000 for 30 calendar days. 

    DBS Cashline withdrawal: S$5,000
    Interest for 30 days: (30/365) x 19.8% p.a. x S$5,000 = S$82

  4. How do I apply for DBS Cashline after I click “Apply Now”?

    You can apply for DBS Cashline in 3 ways:

    1. iBanking Login: Input your iBanking username and password to apply for DBS Cashline.
    2. Debit/ATM Card PIN: Input your Debit or ATM Card Number along with the PIN number you use at your ATM. Please select ‘Credit Card’ if you only have a Personal Credit Card.
    3. If you are new to DBS: Select ‘I have none of the above’ and proceed to fill up the form.

    Should you encounter an error or misplace your iBanking access, ATM/Debit/Credit Card number or your PIN, fill up the contact me form for us to assist you. 

  5. Can I access my DBS Cashline account instantly?

    For existing DBS/POSB customers, if your salary is currently credited to a DBS/POSB deposit account, you can enjoy Straight Through Processing. Once approved, your DBS Cashline account is active and accessible immediately.

  6. My DBS Cashline account is approved. Can I drawdown the cash straight away from my DBS Cashline account?

    Yes, once your DBS Cashline account is approved, you can drawdown cash and perform other financial transactions through DBS Cashline.

  7. How much can I use through my DBS Cashline?

    Feel free to use up to your available credit limit in your account. When you’ve repaid your borrowed amount back into the account, your credit limit will be restored to the original amount.

  8. What functions does DBS Cashline offer in Internet Banking?

    The following functions can be performed:

    • Fund transfer
    • Bill payment
    • Request for an IB e-cheque
    • Top up DBS Cashline
    • Add a GIRO Arrangement

  9. How much do I have to pay back?

    You only need to repay the monthly minimum payment of 2.5% of the outstanding balance or S$50, whichever is higher, plus any overlimit or overdue amount.

  10. How do I know when and how much to pay?

    Your DBS Cashline monthly statement of account will inform you of your minimum payment due as well as your due date. The monthly statement of account will detail all your withdrawals and deposits within one month from the statement date.

  11. How do I make repayments?

    Skip the queue and make seamless repayment via DBS iBanking or Digibank app. Repayments made are instantly reflected in your DBS Cashline account.

    Other repayment options (requires 1 – 3 working days for processing):

      • Using AXS
        • AXS Station – self-service kiosks 
        • AXS QuickBill – over-the-counter at Cheers & Fairprice Xpress stores 
        • AXS e-Station – online at www.axs.com.sg 
        • AXS m-Station – mobile app on IOS & Android
      • Using our DBS/POSB ATMs
      • Quick Cheque Deposit / Cheque Mail-in
      • Cash Repayment at DBS/POSB branches


  12. How can I apply for a credit limit review?

    To apply, please complete the DBS Cashline Credit Limit Review Form, print, sign and mail (or fax) the application form to us with the mandatory income documents.

  13. What is CashCare Protector?

    CashCare Protector is an optional credit life protection insurance underwritten by Manulife (Singapore) Pte Ltd. It pays off the outstanding balance on your DBS Cashline account up to S$100,000 in the event of diagnosis of critical or early cancer**, terminal illness, death or total permanent disability. For death due to accident, the amount doubles to a maximum of S$200,000. 

    ** This plan does not cover pre-existing medical conditions. A waiting period of 90 days applies for claim of critical or early cancer benefit.

    Details of CashCare

  14. When will an interest adjustment be added to your account?

    If the Bank does not receive the required minimum payment by its due date (for example, due date on 25 June as illustrated in the example below), the interest rate applicable to your DBS Cashline account will be increased by 6% p.a. on top of the Prevailing Interest Rate (“Increased Interest Rate”). This Increased Interest Rate shall be applied to the outstanding balance in your DBS Cashline account from the first working day after the date of the subsequent DBS Cashline account statement following your DBS Cashline account statement (i.e. August’s statement) and used to compute the finance charges applicable to your DBS Cashline account.

    This additional interest rate shall be applied even if minimum payment is received by the Bank on or before the due date of the following month (i.e. in July).

    In the event that the minimum payments are made in full on or before their respective due dates for 3 consecutive months (i.e. for August, September and October statements), the Increased Interest Rate shall be reinstated to the Prevailing Interest Rate on the first working day after your next Statement Date (i.e. November’s statement).

    Example:

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    Note: In this example, the Prevailing Interest Rate is assumed to be 19.8% p.a.

  15. I did not request for a chequebook at first but I would like to have one now, what should I do?

    We encourage you to perform fund transfers or to use an IB e-cheque in Internet Banking.

    If you would like to have a physical chequebook, you can head to our DBS/POSB branches to submit your request. Alternatively, if you have an existing DBS/POSB Savings or Current account which is signature operated, you may download the chequebook request form at this link and mail back the completed form to us. Please note that chequebooks will be mailed to your mailing address within 5-7 working days.

  16. I’ve requested for a chequebook and haven’t received it yet, when should I expect it to reach?

    Upon approval of your DBS Cashline account, your chequebook will be sent to your mailing address within 3-5 business days.

    If your application is required to be reprocessed due to 30-days expiration or processing errors, no chequebook will be issued. Please head to our DBS/POSB branches to resubmit your request for a DBS Cashline chequebook. Alternatively, if you have an existing DBS/POSB Savings or Current account which is signature operated, you may download the chequebook request form at this link and mail the completed form to us. Please note that chequebook will be mailed to your mailing address within 5-7 working days.

  17. How do I get a new chequebook once my current one runs out?

    There’s no need to request for a new chequebook. We will send you a new one before your current chequebook runs out.

  18. How can I use the e-cheque functionality in Internet Banking (IB)?

    You can choose IB e-cheque under “Transfer” > “More Transfer Services” > Purchase Cheque (Mail). This service is free of charge. (More information)

 

How to Apply

You can also apply via the Digibank app.

  • Login using (1) Internet Banking or (2) Card and PIN to enjoy a shorter application.
  • Get instant approval if you choose salary crediting as income document selection and get your account immediately (subject to approval).
  • DBS will only process applications that meet the bank's internal requirements. Please note that there is a downtime daily from 11.45pm to 8.00am and your application status will be pending during downtime.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Credit Bureau Report

From 1 April 2016, if you wish to have a free credit report, you may obtain it within 30 calendar days from the date of approval or rejection of this application via the credit bureau website listed below. Alternatively, you may bring the approval or rejection letter and your NRIC to the following credit bureau’s registered office to obtain a free credit report.

Credit Bureau (Singapore) Pte Ltd
2 Shenton Way
#20-02 SGX Centre 1
Singapore 068804
Tel: (65) 6565 6363
www.creditbureau.com.sg

* Clarification: We would like to clarify that “The free Credit Bureau Report” is limited only to application of a new product such as Cashline, Credit Card, Further Study Assist. Applications such as Credit Limit increase, Balance Transfer / Personal Loan disbursed from existing products and existing principal cardholders applying for another card(s) are not entitled to the free credit report.

Cashline Terms and Conditions apply.

Important Information to Note:

Revision to DBS Cashline Payment Apportionment

With effect from 1 October 2018, payment made to your Cashline account shall be applied to settle the billed outstanding balances attracting the highest interest first, in the order of outstanding interest, outstanding fees and followed by outstanding principal.

Please refer to clause 8.5 of the Revised Cashline Terms and Conditions for more information.

Revised Cashline Terms and Conditions (with effect on 01/10/2018)

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