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Inward Bill Collection (DA/DP)

Facilitate trade activities with our documentary collection service

Inward Bill Collection (DA/DP)

Facilitate trade activities with our documentary collection service

At a Glance
Save time and collect your goods quickly with our Inward Bill Collection. We can help process these documents and payments on your behalf:

Documents against Acceptance (DA)

We release the import documents to you upon acceptance of the bills of exchange/drafts. You promise to pay the seller on a fixed date

Documents against Payment (DP)

We release the import document to you upon your payment

Features & Benefits
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Convenient collection

Submit and collect your documents easily at Trade Document Counters island-wide

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Real-time notification

Subscribe to DBS IDEAL to be informed of status

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Facility-free service

Apply for Inward Bill Collection without the need for a credit facility

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Best service time

Submit forms before 6pm (on working days) to enjoy same-day process

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Free up cash flow

Ask DBS to finance your purchase of goods to turn your business around faster

How it Works

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Please refer to the Trade Pricing Guide.

Do I need a credit facility for this product?

No, you do not need a credit facility.

How do I know the documents have arrived?

We will inform you when your documents arrive at DBS by phone or fax. However, if you are using DBS IDEAL, we will notify you through the system.

How long does it take to process the documents?

If your application is within banking facilities and your documents are complete and in order, we can process them on the same day (if received at our MBFC or Toh Guan Trade Counters before 6pm).

How do I instruct DBS to accept or reject the document?

We will send you a payment instruction letter by fax. Just select “accept” or “do not accept” in the letter. Return it to your trade operations team by hand (or fax, if you have signed for fax indemnity). You can also provide payment instructions through DBS IDEAL.

Where do I collect the documents?

We will contact you to arrange for your collection. You can choose to collect at any of our Trade Document Counters