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IDEAL™ Connect

Improve efficiencies with our automated host-to-host solution

Improve operational efficiencies and reduce costs with DBS IDEAL™ Connect. This automated, customisable host-to-host solution can make your day-to-day business processes such as making payments and receiving reports faster and easier.


Why choose DBS IDEAL™ Connect?

  • Choose the most appropriate software for integration without being tied to proprietary terms or software. The on-boarding process is standardised and simple
  • Be assured of data confidentiality and integrity with our stringent security and controls. IDEAL™ Connect deploys highly sophisticated encryption technology
  • Support high volumes of transactions and large files easily with our state of the art technology
  • Improve operational efficiencies and reduce costs with straight through processing and our highly customised business pre-processing and routing rules.
  • Stay on top of file transfer activity with real-time alerts


Who needs IDEAL™ Connect?

If you have a large volume of transactions, require a high level of automation and/or have customised business pre-processing rules (for example, reformatting of files, merging/splitting of files etc.), IDEAL™ Connect is what you’re looking for.

How long does it take to set up IDEAL™ Connect?

Typically we can have you up and running with IDEAL™ Connect in around four to six weeks, including all testing before you go live.

How do I know my files have been successfully received by DBS?

IDEAL™ Connect will send you real-time email alerts on the status of your file transfers.

What types of transactions can I carry out with IDEAL™ Connect?

You can complete a wide range of payment transactions with IDEAL™ Connect, such as:


You can also access a wide range of reports through the system, including:


How do I apply?

Simply call us at 1800 222 2200, or +65 6222 2200 if you are calling from overseas to apply. Alternatively, please speak with your relationship manager.

No Minimum Balance Requirement
No Minimum Balance Requirement

The new Digital Account comes with NO MINIMUM BALANCE required.

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