How to Pay Stamp Duty

Stamp Duty can be paid using FAST (for DBS/ POSB accounts), AXS, eNETS, GIRO etc. There is no instalment payment for Stamp Duty; it must be paid in full.

Payment Modes

Introduction of new payment modes:                                                 - FAST via DBS/ POSB Account for conveyancing documents (payment limit of $200,000).                                                                    - AXS Kiosk for all documents (payment limit of $3,000 or your debit card’s daily payment limit, whichever is lower). 

Payment Options

 

FAST via DBS/ POSB Account New!

  • For Buyer’s Stamp Duty,  Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty/ Seller’s Stamp Duty
  • Must have a DBS/ POSB personal bank account (i.e. non-corporate account)
  • Payment limit of $200,000
  • Stamp certificate available immediately
  • Click here for payment instructions
  • Click here for FAQs on FAST payment
AXS (Nets only) New!
  • Payment limit of $3,000 or your debit card’s daily payment limit, whichever is lower
  • Stamp certificate available immediately
  • Click here for payment instructions
  • Click here for FAQs on AXS payment
eNETS
  • Must have an existing internet banking account with DBS/POSB, UOB, OCBC, Citibank or Standard Chartered Bank.
  • Subject to your internet banking daily payment limit
  • Stamp certificate available immediately
Internet Banking Fund Transfer1
  • See instructions below1
  • Stamp certificate available 2 working days after payment
Cheque / Cashier’s Order2
  • See instructions below2
  • Stamp certificate available 5 working days after payment
GIRO3
  • Only for CorpPass/ SingPass users3
Conveyancing Account4
  • Only for law firms4
Cash

  • Download payment slip from e-stamping portal
  • Only available at SingPost service bureaus*
  • Fees applicable

CPF5

(Handled by law firms)

  • See instructions below5
  • Only for Buyer’s Stamp Duty/ Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty
  • Subject to CPF’s regulations

 *For the location and operating hours of the Service Bureaus, please refer to Where to e-Stamp Documents.

At the e-Stamping portal, generate a payment slip and quote the 14-digit Payment Slip Number (without the spaces) under My initials/Name field. 

Note: For DBS/ POSB account holders, please omit the first-two digits of the Payment Slip Number (without spaces). I.e. 01901234567890, to enter 901234567890.

Please provide the correct information to avoid delay in the processing and posting of the payment.

Each fund transfer can only be for one payment slip. Do not make a lump-sum payment for multiple payment slips.

IRAS’s Bank account details are as follows:

Payee: Commissioner of Inland Revenue or IRAS 
Account Type: DBS Current Account 
Account No.: 0010468600 

 

Your payment via fund transfer will be posted to the respective Document Reference Number within two working days. Once the payment is cleared, a notification to download the Stamp Certificate will be sent to your email address.

 

Pay with cheque or cashier's order from any bank in Singapore.

Print the payment slip from the e-Stamping Portal. Please attach this with your cheque payment and write the 14-digit payment slip number on the reverse side of your cheque or cashier's order, made payable to "Commissioner of Stamp Duties". Mail it with the payment slip to the address stated on the payment slip.

Please take note of the following:

  1. The cheque or cashier's order should be in Singapore Dollars
  2. The cheque or cashier's order should not be post-dated
  3. The cheque or cashier's order should reach us before the due date to avoid late payment penalties

Please allow up to 5 working days for the cheque or cashier's order to be cleared.

Once your cheque or cashier's order is cleared, a notification to download the Stamp Certificate will be sent to your e-Stamping account (for SingPass/ CorpPass users) or to your email address provided during e-stamping.

To pay by GIRO, you must have a dedicated e-Stamping GIRO account. Please mail the completed GIRO Application Form for Stamp Duty to:

Commissioner of Stamp Duties

55 Newton Road

Revenue House

Singapore 307987

You will be notified once your GIRO facility with e-Stamping is activated.

Payment will be deducted electronically through Interbank GIRO, except for the following dutiable documents:

S/NDocument 
 1Sale and Purchase of Immovable Property
 2Sale and Purchase of Immovable Property (Seller's Stamp Duty)
 3Transfer of Immovable Property by Way of Gift
If Stamp Duty amount is $5,000 or more
 4Lease / Tenancy of Immovable Property
 5Assignment of Lease Between Owners
 6Novation / Assignment of Lease Between Tenants
 7Variation of Lease
 8Surrender of Lease
For the documents listed above, you can choose to pay using any of the payment methods listed in the table above.

From 1 Jan 2012, if Stamp Duty amount is deposited into the lawyer's Conveyancing Account, the lawyer can give instructions to his bank to make payment to "Commissioner of Stamp Duties" electronically via SLA's Electronic Payment Instructions (ePI) system. The lawyer's appointed bank may levy a fee for providing this service.

 

Upon the receipt of payment, IRAS will send a notification to the lawyer's e-Stamping inbox within 3 working days to download the Stamp Certificate.

Using CPF funds to pay Stamp Duty (including ABSD) is subject to the terms and conditions under the Private Properties and Public Housing Schemes.

 

To find out if you can use your CPF to pay Stamp Duty, please visit the CPF website or call CPF at 1800 227 1188 (Monday to Friday 8.00 am - 5.30 pm).

For retrieval of Stamp Certificate, please refer to How do I retrieve my Stamp Certificate.

Fees for e-Stamping

MethodDescriptionFees
e-Stamping

Self-help

To view our suite of e-Stamping Portal Digital Services, please visit Stamp Duty.

No charge
Taxpayer & Business Service Centre

(Located at the Main Lobby, Level One, Revenue House)

Self-help at the e-Terminals. (Walk directly to Booth 54 or 55 to e-Stamp your document. No queue number is required).No charge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Service Bureaus (SingPost)  

Full-fledged service which includes:
  • data entry of the details in your requisition form
  • processing your payment
  • printing of the Stamp Certificate
  • arranging for collection of the Stamp Certificate

Please download and fill in the requisition form.

 

 

 

$35

Partial service includes:
  • processing your payment
  • printing of the Stamp Certificate
  • arranging for collection of the Stamp Certificate

 

 

$10

 

 

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