Payments & Transfers in Various Currencies | OCBC Business Banking SG

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TRANSFERS IN SINGAPORE DOLLARS

To another OCBC Singapore account

Make same-day fund transfers between OCBC accounts in SGD quickly, easily and free-of-charge via OCBC Velocity (Business Internet Banking).

To non-OCBC bank accounts in Singapore

  • Standard processing (GIRO)
  • Instant processing (FAST - Fast And Secure Transfers)
  • Same-day processing (MEPS-MAS ELECTRONIC Payment System)
Standard processing (GIRO) Instant processing (FAST - Fast And Secure Transfers) Same-day processing (MEPS-MAS ELECTRONIC Payment System)
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Standard processing (GIRO) Instant processing (FAST - Fast And Secure Transfers) Same-day processing (MEPS-MAS ELECTRONIC Payment System)

Automated electronic payment service, which takes up to 2 working days for funds to be credited

Instantaneous SGD transfers to participating banks

Same funds transfers to banks for high value & time-sensitive payments. Subject to cut-off times.

Non-urgent and recurring transfers (eg: vendor and payroll)

Urgent transfers

Urgent transfers

Working days only subject to cut off times

Anytime – 24/7, 365 days a year

Working days only subject to cut off times as follow:

  • Before 4.30pm via OCBC Velocity
  • Before 3pm at OCBC branches

Maximum of S$90 million per transaction

Maximum of S$200,000 per transaction

No limit

S$0.50 per transaction

S$20 per transaction

Singapore Dollar Cheques

  • Cheque deposit service at any OCBC branch
  • Additional charges apply if your cheque bounces
  • Account will be deducted only when cheque is presented

View business banking pricing guide

Cashier's Order

  • A guaranteed cheque issued by the Bank that will not bounce
  • To be used when your beneficiaries want assurance of guaranteed payments
  • Amount will be deducted upfront from your account when a cashier’s order is issued

Business Debit Card

  • Consolidate your business expenses
  • Make payments and withdraw cash easily
  • Enjoy rebates of 0.5% on foreign currency spend
Learn more about the OCBC Business Debit Card

TRANSFERS IN FOREIGN CURRENCIES

Telegraphic Transfer

  • The fast and secured way for overseas payments and transfers in foreign currencies
  • Same-day processing, subjected to cut off time
  • Fees may include commission, agent fees*, commission-in-lieu of exchange* and cable charge (*if applicable)

International Automated Clearing House (IACH)

  • Cross-border low-value electronic transfer service at a flat fee
  • Transfer payments to your beneficiary in local currency of their countries
  • Suited for regular, non-urgent overseas transfers, with transfers completed in 3-5 days.
  • Certainty of full value transfers

Learn more about International Automated Clearing House (IACH)

Cheque (USD cheques cleared in Singapore)

  • Cheque deposit service at any OCBC branch
  • Additional charges apply if your cheque bounces
  • Account will be deducted only when cheque is presented

View business banking pricing guide

Demand Draft

  • Foreign currency guaranteed cheque that will not bounce
  • Amount will be deducted upfront from your account upon issuance of the demand draft
  • Validity period of a Demand Draft is currency dependent

Apps for you

Business mobile banking app

A simpler and more convenient way to bank on-the-go.

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PayNow for businesses

Your business can now receive payments or make transactions easily with PayNow.

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