The next step after you have generated a payroll is to pay your employees. You can make payroll payments quickly with our bank integrations.

To download a DBS GIRO file, refer to this article.

Before using this feature, make sure to call DBS BusinessCare at 1800 222 2200 to activate bank file transfer for payroll, or you will not be able to upload the payroll bank file.

NOTE: You must submit the file at least 1 working day before 6pm of the Payment date set within Payboy and the payment will be processed the next day. (Example: If you want the pay to be disbursed on the 5th Jan, you will have to set the payment date to 4th Jan and submit the file to DBS IDEAL by 3rd Jan before 6pm.)

Uploading the file to DBS IDEAL

  • Login to DBS IDEAL and go to your IDEAL Dashboard.
  • Click Payments on the tab > Select Upload Profiles from the drop-down list.
  • Create a new profile with type payroll and file format new interbank giro:
  • Click Continue to proceed to the next page
  • Check Allow Payment Date Override by clicking on the box next to it. Select Private - Only visible and usable for creator as the Profile Access. Lastly, click on Preview button once you are done.
    (Note: This page will allow you to select whether you want to allow a different payment date from the one selected in the bank file and also to toggle who is allowed to view this profile. You can keep the default settings if you have nothing to change for the following page)
  • Double Check your selected settings and click on Submit
  • In the list page, Click on Select Action and click Execute
  • Click Choose File and select the bank file downloaded in the previous section of this article (e.g. DBS_PAYROLL_14.txt)
  • Click Upload File button at the bottom-right corner of the box.
  • Click Payments on the tab > select Payroll Center from the drop-down list.
  • Click on the Reference link
  • Verify the payroll details and click on Approve at the bottom of the reference page

Feel free to contact us if you face any difficulties through the support chat icon on the bottom right of the screen or email We will get back to you within 3 working days.

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