DBS Finance contract payment guide

This Defence Business Services (DBS) Finance contract payment guide is for Ministry of Defence (MOD) contract payments only.

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It does not apply to contracts ordered using the Purchase to Pay (P2P) arrangements. P2P e-invoicing procedures are notified to suppliers when they become ‘P2P enabled’.

The ‘Contract payment guide’ includes information on:

  • contract payment process
  • payment timescales
  • payment methods
  • guidance on using and obtaining invoicing forms
Published 10 May 2016