direct debit authorisation

Online Direct Debit Authorisation

Help businesses get paid faster

Online Direct Debit Authorisation

Help businesses get paid faster

At a Glance
Help your customers to set up Direct Debit Authorisation (DDA) online, so you can get paid almost immediately.

Easy application

Sign up via iBanking, AXS and NETS terminal



Streamline your process with our real-time service

Eliminate paperwork

No manual paperwork, receive payments in days

Features & Benefits

Receive payments instantly

Get paid immediately when you help your customers to set up DDA via Internet banking, AXS stations and NETS terminals

Simple application

No paperwork is needed, unlike a manual DDA process


Avoid rejections

No delays and servicing issues associated with manual DDA forms

Fast outcome

Your customers will know the outcome of their application immediately

How to Apply

Please contact us at:

  • 1800 222 2200 (if you are in Singapore)
  • +65 6222 2200 (if overseas)

Not a DBS SME Banking customer?
Apply online now. Enjoy free DBS IDEAL access and fee waivers. T&Cs apply.

Can I set up DDA at my roadshow?

Yes, you can help your customers to set up an online DDA on the spot using a NETS terminal. Your customers only need their DBS or POSB ATM Card and PIN to apply. Once approved, both you and the customer will receive a receipt for your records.

How do I change my originating account and direct debit details?

We can help you make the changes on your behalf. Simply provide us with the following information:

  • Your originating account number
  • Your originating bank account name
  • DDA reference
I want to set up a GIRO collection service. Can DBS help?

Yes, we can help you to process your DDA application forms, including those from other banks. This service includes:

  • Data entry of DDA application forms
  • Sorting and sending your application forms to the respective banks
  • Checking the status of your application with other banks
  • Keeping you updated of your application status via IDEAL