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Import Documentary Collection

Import Documentary Collection

Intermediary services that facilitate trade settlement between buyer & seller

Why you will love this

A secured channel to route your commercial documents

Assure receipt of commercial documents upon settlement

No credit facility required

Features and benefits

Protect your interest

Rely on OCBC as a trusted intermediary to handle your documents.

Rely on OCBC as a trusted intermediary to handle your documents.

Address your risk concerns

Ensure goods have been shipped before making payment.

Ensure goods have been shipped before making payment.

Request for financing

Convert your import documentary collection into trust receipt for your working capital needs.

Convert your import documentary collection into trust receipt for your working capital needs.

How it works
Process for pre- and post-shipment

Pre-shipment

Step 1

Seller ships out the goods

Post-shipment

Step 2

Seller submits trade documents to his bank

Post-shipment

Step 3

OCBC will notify you when the trade documents have been received

Post-shipment

Step 4

You will accept the Bill of Exchange (draft) and/or give payment instructions to OCBC

Post-shipment

Step 5

Collect your commercial documents to take delivery of the goods upon receipt of advice from OCBC
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Fees and charges

Documentary collection
commission

0.125% of the bill amount.
Minimum fee of S$75 applies.

Presentation fee

No charge for first presentation.
S$25 for each subsequent presentation.

Documents released
free of payment

S$75 plus expenses

Protest fee

S$100 plus expenses

Holding fee
(for unaccepted / unpaid bill)

S$30 per month

Commission-in-lieu-of-exchange

0.125% of the bill amount.
Minimum fee of S$75 applies.

Settlement

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