Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) Wire Transfer

Wire transfer is the fastest mode of receiving money in your Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) (Philippines) account from abroad. You can receive money into your Development Bank of the Philippines 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 DBP

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 Philippines) 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 Development Bank of the Philippines account, please provide the following wire instructions to the sending financial institution:

Bank Name:Development Bank of the Philippinesn (DBP)
SWIFT BIC Code for DBP:DBPHPHMM
Bank Address:Ground Floor, DBP Building, Sen Gil Puyat St.
corner Makati Ave, Makati City
Philippines 1200
Beneficiary Account Number:Your complete DBP 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 Development Bank of the Philippines 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 DBP

International Incoming Wire Transfer Fees for DBP is as follows:

Payment typeCost
Credit to DBP Account
Peso AccountPhP 60.00 per transaction
US$ AccountUSD 1.50 per transaction
Account opening (Peso /US$)Free per transaction
Credit to Other Bank Account
Peso AccountPhP 100.00 per transaction
US$ Account (plus actual bank charge, if any)USD 5.00 per transaction

Outgoing Wire Transfer Fees for DBP

International Outgoing Wire Transfer Fees for DBP is as follows:

Payment typeCost
Outgoing Wire transfer FeesFees may vary depending on the conditions of your account,
the country of destination and the chosen currency.

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.

Wire Transfer Cutoff Time for DBP

1. The Cut-off Time for DBP 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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