Import Financing

Finance your purchases and take ownership earlier

Import Financing

Finance your purchases and take ownership earlier

At a Glance
Free up your cash flow with our Import Financing solutions so you can focus on growing your business.

Personalised to you

Customised solutions are available depending on your trade cycle



Import Financing solutions fund the purchase of your goods

Quick ownership

We pay your seller first so you can take possession of your goods earlier

Features & Benefits

Customisable Import Financing facilities

Structure them around your trade cycle to meet your business needs

Reduce your wait time

Submit applications or provide settlement instructions via our online banking platform, DBS IDEAL

Stay in the know

Learn immediately when your loan is disbursed with our DBS IDEAL service

Save money

Reduce costs with our competitive financing rates

How to Apply

Simply submit your application form at one of our Trade Collection Branches or Enterprise Banking Centres. Alternatively, you can apply via DBS IDEAL.

To borrow or not to borrow? Borrow only if you can repay!

Can I apply for Import Financing if I do not have a credit facility with DBS?

No, you must have a credit facility with DBS before we can finance your purchases. Please contact us if you require one.

Will DBS remind me when my loan is due?

No. The amount due will be automatically debited from your account on the due date.  Please ensure that there are sufficient funds in your account.

Can I ask for an extension on the due date?

Yes, however, this is subject to approval. The loan period must not exceed the maximum period granted in the letter of offer.

Can I repay the loan before the due date?

Yes, however, you will be subject to a fee. Please contact us to find out more.