Letter of Credit Negotiation / Discounting

Convert receivables to cash immediately

At a Glance

Improve cash flow with Letter of Credit Negotiation/Discounting by receiving immediate credit while you wait for payment from the issuing bank.

Features & Benefits


Our specialists check your export documents for you



Experienced and certified documentary specialists verify that your documents can be negotiated/dispatched promptly



Once the documents are in order, you can convert receivables into cash quickly and easily



Submit documents any time before 1:30 pm to ensure they are processed on the same day. We offer one of the latest cut off times in India for your convenience



Free up funds and finance your Export Bills Under Collection (DA/DP) at competitive rates for different foreign currencies with our Post Shipment Financing


Refer to our pricing guide

How to Apply

Simply visit us at any of our Branches and our Relationship Manager will be glad to assist you.

Contact Us

Schedule a callback via this online form.

Alternatively, you can reach us at 1800 103 6500 / 1800 419 9500

Email: businesscarein@dbs.com

Do I need a credit facility to apply for letter of credit negotiation/discounting?

If you do not have any credit limit with DBS, the LC needs to be restricted to DBS.

How do I access the discounting rate?

Please visit us at any of our branches and we’ll arrange for a relationship manager to assess your needs and provide you with a quotation.

How do I check the status of payment?

You can monitor payments through IDEAL, our online banking platform.

How do I complete the application form?

Please visit us at any of our branches and we’ll assist you with your application needs.

How long do you take to process the Letter of Credit Negotiation?

If we receive the documents by 1.30 pm on a working day, we can process them on the same day. If we receive the documents after 1.30 pm, we will process them within the next working day. Processing time is subject to our comfort on the LC issuing Bank and country.