Incoterms DAP: Delivered at Place

Named Place Required: Place of Destination

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Under the Delivered At Place (DAP) Incoterms rules, the seller is responsible for delivery of the goods, ready for unloading, at the named place of destination.

The seller assumes all risks involved up to unloading. Unloading is at the buyer’s risk and cost.

DAP can apply to any—and more than one—mode of transport. The buyer and seller should specify and agree upon the precise unloading spot at the named place of destination.

Unless otherwise agreed between both parties, the seller cannot request renumeration for unloading costs incurred under the contract of carriage.

DAP rules require the seller to clear goods for export, where applicable, without any obligation to clear the goods for import, pay import duty or carry out import customs formalities.

Bulp Specify the precise unloading spot at the named place of destination.

DAP Shipping Obligations

Seller’s Obligations

  • Goods, commercial invoice and documentation
  • Export packaging and marking
  • Export licenses and customs formalities
  • Pre-carriage and delivery
  • Loading charges
  • Cost of pre-shipment inspection
  • Main carriage
  • Delivery to named place of destination
  • Proof of delivery

Buyer’s Obligations

  • Payment for goods as specified in sales contract
  • Unloading from arriving means of transportation
  • Import formalities and duties
  • Cost of import clearance pre-shipment inspection
  • Onward carriage and delivery to buyer (depending on named place)

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