Blue Chip Investment Plan (BCIP)

The affordable and hassle-free way
to invest in blue chip shares

Start from

S$
100
a month


19 share counters

to select from



Eligibility

  • Singaporeans, Singapore PRs / Foreigners residing
    in Singapore (Not applicable to U.S. Persons, e.g. citizen of U.S. or Green Card holder)
  • Single account holders must be 18 years old or over.
  • For joint account, parent/legal guardian must be 18 years old or over, and the child must be below 18 years old.

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Why invest through Blue Chip Investment Plan | OCBC Bank

Access to blue chip shares from as low as S$100
Buy smaller numbers of shares with your chosen monthly investment amount instead of the standard lot size.


Conveniently invest without timing the market
BCIP invests in your selected share counters each month. This reduces the risk of market timing and can reduce your average price per share over time.


Flexibility to make changes
There is no lock-in period. You can give instructions to amend share counters or the investment amount, and sell your shares through OCBC Online Banking.


Review the 20 blue chip investment plan share counters | OCBC Bank

Review and select from 19 share counters and decide how much you want to invest each month.

Apply for blue chip investment plan via online banking | OCBC Bank

Log on to OCBC Online Banking and apply for BCIP.

All you need is an OCBC deposit or SRS account.

How does BCIP work?

We receive your orders from the 1st day up to 12pm on the last business day of the month, and will carry out your instructions on the 22nd of the next month.

You will be entitled to dividends, whenever declared by the respective company or ETF.

Log on to online banking and review your blue chip investment plan | OCBC Bank

Log on to OCBC Online Banking at any time to review your plan, or to instruct us to change orders or sell your shares.

The 19 share counters are components of the Straits Times Index (STI). An Exchange Traded Fund is also available.

Please follow these steps to use the SGX code provided to retrieve more information on the latest price and the corresponding company on www.sgx.com.

Description Sector SGX Code
Headquartered in Singapore, the multinational company's core businesses in real estate, hospitality and real estate financial services are focused in growth cities in Asia Pacific, Europe and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. The company's real estate and hospitality portfolio spans more than 120 cities in over 20 countries. Properties C31
Description Sector SGX Code
CapitaMall Trust (CMT) is a real estate investment trust established in Singapore as a unit trust fund CMT invests in income-producing assets which are used for retail purposes primarily in Singapore. Income is mainly derived from rental payments received from a diverse list of approximately 2,600 leases with local and international retailers. Properties C38U
Description Sector SGX Code
ComfortDelGro is a public listed passenger land transport company, with a fleet of more than 38,700 vehicles world-wide. ComfortDelGro's businesses include taxi, bus, rail, car rental and leasing, automotive engineering and maintenance services, inspection, test and assessment services, learner drivers' instruction services, insurance brokerage services and outdoor advertising. Transport, Storage & Communications C52
Description Sector SGX Code
The principal activities of the DBS Group consists of investment holding, banking and financing, the provision of mortgage financing, lease and hire purchase financing, corporate advisory services, nominee and trustee services, funds management services, stockbroking, primary dealership in Singapore Government securities, merchant banking, factoring, credit card and venture capital operations, and other financial services. Finance D05
Description Sector SGX Code
Global Logistic Properties Limited ("GLP") is one of the largest providers of modern logistics facilities in Asia, and the leading modern logistics facility provider in China and Japan by floor area. GLP owns, manages and leases out an extensive network of 296 completed properties within 122 integrated parks Properties MC0
Description Sector SGX Code
The Keppel Group of Companies includes Keppel Offshore and Marine, Keppel Integrated Engineering, Keppel Energy, Keppel Telecommunications and Transportation, K-Green Trust, Keppel Land and K-REIT Asia, among others. Multi-Industry BN4
Description Sector SGX Code
Olam is a leading global integrated supply chain manager of agricultural products and food ingredients. It sources 14 products directly from over 35 origin countries. Its products include:

  • Edible nuts, spices and beans.
  • Confectionery and beverage ingredients.
  • Food staples and packaged foods.
  • Fibre and wood products.
It supplies its products to over 3,000 customers in more than 50 destination markets worldwide.
Commerce O32
Description Sector SGX Code
OCBC Bank offers a comprehensive range of banking services and financial solutions in consumer banking, business banking, international banking, global treasury and investment management. The OCBC Group has diverse subsidiaries that are involved in financial futures, regional stockbroking, trustee, nominee and custodian services, property development and hotel management. Finance O39
Description Sector SGX Code
SembCorp Industries' principal activities are those of an investment holding company, as well as the corporate headquarters, which gives strategic direction and provides management services to its subsidiaries. The principal activities of key subsidiaries are as follows:

  1. Utilities
  2. Marine & Offshore Engineering
  3. Environmental Management
  4. Industrial Parks
Multi-Industry U96
Description Sector SGX Code
SembCorp Marine is a global marine engineering group specialising in ship repair, newbuilding, ship conversion and offshore engineering. With a combined docking capacity of 2.3 million dwt, it offers one of the largest ship repair, ship conversion and offshore and marine-related facilities in East Asia. Its global hub now spans eight shipyards strategically located around the world - four in Singapore, two in China and one each in Indonesia and Brazil. Manufacturing S51
Description Sector SGX Code
Singapore Airlines, a full member of the global Star Alliance, is one of the world's premium airlines, with the distinction of operating a young and modern fleet. The Singapore Airlines route network extends across 160 destinations in 50 countries, including those served by Singapore Airlines Cargo, regional airline subsidiary SilkAir, and codeshare partners. Principal activities of the Group consist of air transportation, engineering services and other airline related activities. Transport, Storage & Communications C6L
Description Sector SGX Code
SGX owns and operates the only integrated securities exchange and derivatives exchange in Singapore and their related clearing houses. The securities exchange was the first fully electronic and floorless exchange in Asia. Finance S68
Description Sector SGX Code
In Singapore, SPH publishes 17 newspaper titles in four languages. Every day, 3 million individuals or 79 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications. SPH also publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology.

Beyond print, SPH newspapers dwell into several other businesses such as:

  1. Internet and Mobile
  2. Broadcasting
  3. Outdoor Advertising
  4. Properties
Manufacturing T39
Description Sector SGX Code
The Group is organised as 4 divisions:

  1. ST Aero is in aircraft maintenance and engineering with operations in Singapore, Australia, USA and UK.
  2. ST Kinetics is in design, development and manufacture of specialty vehicles, weapons and munitions.
  3. ST Marine designs, upgrades and builds naval and commercial vessels.
  4. ST Elec is one of the largest electronic systems houses in the region, with a strong track record for integrating complex systems.
Multi-Industry S63
Description Sector SGX Code
Headquartered in Singapore, SingTel is a communications group in Asia. It provides a diverse range of services to meet the communications needs of consumers and businesses, including mobile and fixed-line voice and data, narrow band and broadband Internet services as well as integrated Information Technology and communications solutions. It has more than 125 years of operating experience within the industry. Transport, Storage & Communications Z74
Description Sector SGX Code
StarHub is an info-communication company and the sole operator delivering a range of information, communications and entertainment services over fixed, cable, mobile and Internet platforms. StarHub operates a 3G mobile network in addition to its GSM network and is the provider of i-mode mobile Internet service over its 2.5G and 3G networks. StarHub also operates its own nation-wide HFC network that delivers multi-channel cable TV services (including Digital Cable), voice and Internet access for both consumer and corporate markets. Transport, Storage & Communications CC3
Description Sector SGX Code
UOB provides a wide range of financial services through its global network of branches/offices and subsidiaries/associates: personal financial services, private banking, trust services, commercial and corporate banking, investment banking, corporate finance, capital market activities, treasury services, futures broking, asset management, venture capital management, general insurance, life assurance and stockbroking services. Finance U11
Description Sector SGX Code
Headquartered in Singapore, Wilmar is Asia's leading agribusiness group. Its business activities include oil palm cultivation, oilseeds crushing, edible oils refining, sugar, specialty fats, oleo-chemicals and biodiesel manufacturing and grains processing. Manufacturing F34
Description Sector SGX Code
The Fund's investment objective is to replicate as closely as possible, before expenses, the performance of the FTSE Straits Times Index. The Fund is designed for investors who seek an "index-based" approach to investing in a portfolio of Singapore listed securities in a cost effective and easy to access manner. Finance G3B

Download a pdf version of the list of counters here

Regular Fees

Types of charges Mode of investment
Cash SRS
Buying shares 0.30% of the total investment amount
or S$5 per counter, whichever is higher
0.30% of the total investment amount
or S$5 per counter, whichever is higher
+
S$0.54*
per counter for processing
Selling shares 0.30% of the total sales proceeds
or S$5 per counter, whichever is higher
0.30% of the total sales proceeds
or S$5 per counter, whichever is higher
+
S$0.54*
per counter for processing
Buy-in fee processing fee in relation to a short-sell S$80.25 per counter + 0.853325% of the total sales proceeds*

If you transfer your shares to

CDP or other financial institutions Change of beneficial owner 0.107% x Last Done Price of counter x number of shares*
(subject to minimum S$150 per counter)
No change of beneficial owner S$10.70 per counter*

Change of beneficial owner means the shares are transferred to an account not in your name, either singly or jointly.

The fees and charges shown above include Goods and Services Tax currently at 7%.
*Charges imposed by SGX

We know you may still have questions on BCIP. Refer to the FAQs to find out more.

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Ways to apply

For single account holder

Via Online Banking

For existing OCBC Online Banking customers only.

To access the forms:

  1. Select the "Investment & trading" tab
  2. Click on the "Unit Trust and Blue Chip Investment Plan" link
  3. Click on the "Blue Chip Investment Plan" link found on the left

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Via Mail

For new and existing OCBC customers.

Mail in the completed application form with copies of:

  1. NRIC

    For Singaporeans and Singapore PRs
  2. Employment Pass / S-Pass

    Employment Pass / S-Pass or student pass and passport for foreigners
  3. Other supporting documents

    Supporting phone bill / bank statement / utilities bill showing residential address if you are a new customer

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For joint account (with child)

Via Mail

Mail in the completed application form with copies of:

Parent / Legal Guardian's documents

  1. NRIC

    For Singaporeans and Singapore PRs
  2. Employment Pass / S-Pass

    Employment Pass / S-Pass and passport for foreigners
  3. Other supporting documents

  • Supporting phone bill / bank statement / utilities bill showing residential address if you are a new customer
  • Supporting legal documents showing legal guardianship if you are not the parent

Child's documents

  1. Birth Certificate

  2. NRIC if child is 15 years old or over

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