What is DAP?
DAP – Delivered At Place (named place of destination)
Under the Incoterm DAP, the seller has fulfilled his or her obligations 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. Under DAP terms, the risk is transferred from the seller to the buyer when the shipment reaches the destination mentioned in the contract of sale.
Once the goods are ready, the seller must arrange, at his own expense, proper packing and all the necessary legal formalities in the origin country.
The customs clearance in the importing country is the responsibility of the buyer. This includes, among other things, import permits, documents required by customs, and payment of all customs duties and taxes.
Under DAP terms, the seller must bear the expenses for all carriage and any terminal expenses up to the agreed destination point. The buyer is responsible for unloading cost at final destination.