DAP trade term means Delivered at Place
When is Delivery Completed ?
Seller delivers when the goods are placed at the disposal of the buyer on the arriving means of transport ready for unloading at the named place of destination.
What is Seller’s Obligation ?
DAP requires the seller to clear the goods for export, where applicable.Seller has no obligation to clear the goods for import, pay any import duty or carry out any import customs formalities.
When does Buyer Risk and Obligation start ?
Buyer is responsible for all costs and risks associated with unloading the goods and clearing customs to import the goods into the named country of destination.
If the parties wish the seller to clear the goods for import, pay any import duty and carry out any import customs formalities, the DDP term should be used.