DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Wire Transfer

Wire transfer is the fastest mode of receiving money in your DBS Bank (Hong Kong) account from abroad. You can receive money into your DBS Bank account from a foreign country via International wire transfer. The transaction is initiated by the sender through a financial institution, however, you need to provide your banking details to the sender for successful transfer of money.

International Wire Transfer to DBS Bank

International wire transfer is one of the fastest way to receive money from foreign countries. Banks use SWIFT network for exchanging messages required for performing international wire transfer. Usually, the receiving bank (in Hong Kong) and the sending bank (in other country) need to have a direct arrangement in place to start the swift transfer – this is sometimes referred to as correspondent banking.

Incoming International Wire Transfer Instructions

To receive international wire transfer in your DBS Bank account, please provide the following wire instructions to the sending financial institution:

Bank Name:DBS Bank (Hong Kong)
SWIFT BIC Code for DBS Bank:For DBS Bank, this code is DHBKHKHH
Bank Address:Please refer to your account opening branch
Head Office Branch Address:G/F, The Center,99 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
Beneficiary Account Number:Your complete DBS Bank account number
(including leading zeros, if any)
Beneficiary Name:The full name of your account as it appears on your statement
Beneficiary Address:Your complete address

Note of Caution on Fees: If your money transfer involves currency conversion, there is a high chance you will get a poor exchange rate from the banks and as a result pay high hidden fees.

Outgoing International Wire Transfer Instructions

To send international wire transfer from your DBS Bank account, You need to know the following information about the person or company receiving the money:

1. The recipient’s account name and address
2. The recipient’s IBAN or account number
3. The name and address of recipient’s bank – including the BIC (Business Identifier Code) / SWIFT code / clearing code

Incoming Wire Transfer Fees for DBS Bank Hong Kong

International Incoming Wire Transfer Fees for DBS Bank is as follows:

Payment typeCost
By Telegraphic TransferHK$65 per transaction
(waived for DBS Treasures customers)
By Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS)HK$15 per transaction
Credit to account of other bankHK$200 per transaction

Outgoing Wire Transfer Fees for DBS Bank Hong Kong

International Outgoing Wire Transfer Fees for DBS Bank is as follows:

Payment typeCost
Via branches / DBS iBanking
All CurrenciesHK$100 per transaction
(waived for DBS Treasures customers)
RMB to DBS BankHK$100 per transaction
(waived for DBS Individual customers)
Via IDEAL Internet BankingHK$110 per transaction

Apart from the wire transfer fees, if the transfer involves currency conversion, banks make money on currency conversion as well by giving retail conversion rates to you which is usually 1-2% lower than the market rate. We recommend using services like TransferWise for getting best conversion rates with lower wire transfer fees.

Outgoing Wire Transfer Cutoff Time for DBS Bank Hong Kong

1. The Cut-off Times for DBS Bank differs. Please visit your nearest branch for cut-off time.
2. Any requests received after cutoff time will normally be processed the next working day.

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