How to Pay Stamp Duty

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

Payment Modes

Pay stamp duty with AXS Mobile or AXS e-Station (payment limit up to $9,999.99 or your debit/credit card’s daily payment limit, whichever is lower) to view stamp certificate immediately.

Payment Options


FAST via DBS/ POSB Account

  • 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 Pay Stamp Duty with FAST Guide (PDF, 1118KB) for payment instructions
  • Click FAQs on FAST payment (PDF, 441KB) for frequently asked questions about FAST payment


  • AXS Kiosk Payment Limit:$3,000 or your debit card’s daily payment limit, whichever is lower
  • AXS e-Station and AXS m-Station Payment Limit: $9,999.99 or your debit/credit card’s daily payment limit, whichever is lower
  • Must have an existing internet banking account with DBS/POSB, UOB, OCBC 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 3 working days after payment
Cheque / Cashier’s Order2
  • See instructions below2
  • Stamp certificate available 5 working days after payment
  • Only for Singpass users3
Conveyancing Account4
  • Only for law firms4

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


(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.

Please quote the 13-digit Document Reference Number under Beneficiary Reference/ Purpose of Payment/ Remittance Information/ Payment Details field at the banking portal.

Note: For DBS/ POSB account holders, please omit the first digit of the Document Reference Number (without spaces). E.g. if your Document Reference Number is 2021012312345, please enter 021012312345.

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

Each fund transfer can only be for one Document Reference Number. Do not make a lump-sum payment for multiple Document Reference Numbers. 

IRAS’s Bank account details are as follows:

Payee:Commissioner of Stamp Duties 
Account Type: DBS Current Account 
Account No.: 0010468600 


Your payment via fund transfer will be posted to the respective Document Reference Number within three working days. Please check the e-stamping portal after three working days to download the Stamp Certificate. 


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 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 Stamp Duty GIRO Application Form (PDF, 282KB) to:

Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore

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:

 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

e-Stamping Online


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

No charge

Taxpayer & Business Service Centre

Self-Service Lobby 

(Located at Level One, Revenue House)

Self-help at the e-kiosks (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 at any of the 4 post offices (Novena, Raffles Place, Shenton Way and Chinatown post office)

Please download and fill in the requisition form.





Partial service includes:
  • processing your payment
  • printing of the Stamp Certificate
  • arranging for collection of the Stamp Certificate at any of the 4 post offices (Novena, Raffles Place, Shenton Way and Chinatown post office)