Import Services

Domestic Financing

Finance the purchase of your goods and take ownership earlier

Free up your cash flow so you can focus on growing your business with our Domestic Financing solutions. We offer customised solutions depending on your trade cycle to ensure your needs are met. Our financing solutions can also fund the purchase of your goods. We pay your sellers first, which means you can take possession of your goods earlier. This is useful when you need to pay off a Letter of Credit or Inward Bill Collection.


Why choose DBS Domestic Financing?

  • Grow your business with the Best Trade Finance Bank in India and the bank that was named the Rising Star for the Transaction Bank category, both awarded by The Asset in 2013
  • Structure your financing facilities around your trade cycle, to ensure the terms meet your business needs
  • Save time by submitting applications or providing settlement instructions via IDEAL™, our online banking platform
  • Know immediately when your loan is disbursed with IDEAL™
  • Ensure you don’t miss your settlement due date with automatic reminders from IDEAL™
  • Reduce costs with our competitive financing rates


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

Please get in touch with your Relationship Manager or email us at

Will DBS remind me when the loan is due?

Yes, a reminder letter will be sent to you prior to the due date. If you are an IDEAL™ customer, you will be notified of the due date via IDEAL™.

Can I ask for an extension on the due date?

Yes, however this is subject to approval and the overall 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 get in touch with your Relationship Manager or email us at


How do I apply?

Simply submit your application form at any of our Branches. Alternatively, you can apply via IDEAL™.