DAP

Group: 
D – Arrival
Term: 
DAP
Description: 
Delivered At Point (... named point of destination)
Transport: 
Any Mode(s) of Transport

New Term - May be used for all transport modes

Seller delivers the goods when they are placed at the disposal of the buyer on the arriving means of transport ready for unloading at the named place of destination. Parties are advised to specify as clearly as possible the point within the agreed place of destination, because risks transfer at this point from seller to buyer. If the seller is responsible for clearing the goods, paying duties etc., consideration should be given to using the DDP term.

Responsibilities

Seller bears the responsibility and risks to deliver the goods to the named place
Seller is advised to obtain contracts of carriage that match the contract of sale
Seller is required to clear the goods for export
If the seller incurs unloading costs at place of destination, unless previously agreed they are not entitled to recover any such costs
Importer is responsible for effecting customs clearance, and paying any customs duties

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