International Payments via Flywire

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Student Billing

Questions

If you have questions about your student billing account, please contact Cal Student Central.

Phone

510 664 9181

Address

120 Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720

Hours

Monday through Friday
9:00 am to Noon, 1 pm to 4:00 pm

Email

Open a case through Cal Student Central

Flywire

Questions

For payment questions or assistance, please contact Flywire multilingual 24 7 Customer Support:

Phone

+1 800 346 9252

Email

support@flywire.com

Web

flywire.com/contact

Instructional Videos

How to Make an International Payment with Flywire

How to make an international payment with Flywire

UC Berkeley has partnered with Flywire to provide our international students with a secure payment method that simplifies the payment process. With Flywire, you can pay online from banks and countries around the word, usually in your home currency and payment method.

  • Pay from accounts in your home country, typically in your currency for most countries
    • Flywire will send funds in US Dollars directly to UC Berkeley
  • Offers payment methods like local bank transfer, credit cards, and e-payments, making the process familiar and convenient for you
  • Avoid unnecessary bank fees and receive favorable foreign exchange rates with final price disclosed up front
  • Track the progress of your payment anytime
  • Flywire's multilingual Customer Support is available 24 7 using multiple channels including live chat and WeChat

Instructions

1. Get ready

  • Determine how much you are going to pay to your Student Billing account
  • Your account balance can be viewed from the 'My Finances' tab in CalCentral
  • Enable pop-ups in your computer's browser
  • If pop-ups are blocked, you may not be able to see the payment instructions at the end, so be sure to elect to have a copy sent to your email address

2. Log In to CalCentral

3. Click the 'My Finances' menu tab

  • From the CalCentral home page, click the 'My Finances' menu tab

4. Click the 'Make Payment' button

  • Navigate to the 'Billing Summary' section on the 'My Finances' page and click the 'Make Payment' button
  • After clicking the 'Make Payment' button, a new window will open and you will be signed in to the Transact portal
Screenshot of the CalCentral My Finances page with Make Payment button

5. Click the 'Make a payment' button

  • From the Transact 'Overview' page, click the 'Make a payment' button to initiate the transaction
Screenshot of the CashNet Overview page with Balance summary

6. Confirm the Amount you wish to pay

  • From the 'Pay Amount' page, enter the amount you wish to pay and click the 'Continue' button
Screenshot of the CashNet Make a Payment page with Pay Amount option
Screenshot of the CashNet Continue button

7. Select the 'International Payment' option

  • From the 'Payment Method' page, select the 'International Payment’ option and click the 'Continue' button
Screenshot of the CashNet Make a Payment page showing the International payment option
Screenshot of the CashNet Continue button

8. Select the 'Flywire' option

  • From the next 'Payment Method' page, select the 'Flywire' payment option and click the 'Continue' button
    • Rates will be shown after transferring to Flywire
Screenshot of the CashNet Make a Payment page showing the Flywire payment option
Screenshot of the CashNet Continue button

9. Select your country and enter your payment amount

At this point, you will be redirected to the Flywire website, berkeley.flywire.com.

  • From the 'Payment Info / Your Payment' page, select your country in 'The payment will come from' drop down menu
  • Enter your payment amount in the 'University of California Berkeley receives' field
    • Note: the amount will be formatted in the destination currency (US Dollars in this case)
  • Click the 'Next' button
Screenshot of the Flywire Your Payment page

10. Select your preferred payment method

  • From the 'Payment Method' page, select your preferred payment method from options provided
    • Depending on your country, you will see various payment methods including bank transfer, credit card, Alipay, and more
Screenshot of the Flywire Select Payment Method page

11. Enter the payer's information

  • From the 'Payer Information' page, enter the payer's information
    • Email
    • First Name
    • Family Name
    • Address
    • City
    • State / Province / Region
    • Zip Code / Postal Code
    • Phone Number
    • Payment account holder's name
    • Identification Number
  • If you agree to Flywire's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, check the box next to:
    • I have read, understand, and agree to the Flywire Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
  • Click the 'Next' button
Screenshot of the Flywire Payer Information page
Screenshot of the Flywire Payer Information page with Next button

12. Enter your student information

  • From the 'Info for the Receiver' page, enter your student information for UC Berkeley:
    • Contact information
      • The person filling out this form is
    • Payment information
      • Payment Type
      • Term
    • Student information
      • Student ID
      • First Name
      • Last Name
      • Date of Birth
      • Student Email Address
  • In the 'Payment Information' section, check the box next to:
    • I agree to pay only the account balance due as stated on my CalCentral-MyFinances tab online. I understand that any payments made in excess of amount currently due may be sent back to the remitter account.
  • Click the 'Next' button
Screenshot of the Flywire UCB Information page
Screenshot of the Flywire Student Information page

13. Review and confirm your payment information

  • From the 'Review and Confirm Payment Information' page, review and confirm the following information:
    • Payment information
    • Payment method
    • Payer information
    • Contact information
    • Student information
  • Click the 'Pay' button
Screenshot of the Flywire Confirm Payment Information page
Screenshot of the Flywire Confirm Payer Information page
Screenshot of the Flywire Confirm Information page with Pay button

14. Track your payment

At this point, your payment has been sent to Flywire.

Once your payment is received, Flywire will process your payment and send it to UC Berkeley along with your information for easy posting.

You can track your payment with the tracking link provided via email or SMS, or create a Flywire user account to view your payment record anytime by logging in.