International Student Payments via Flywire

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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 – Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm (phones closed Noon – 1:00pm)

Email

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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 24x7 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

3. Click the 'My Finances' menu tab

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

4. Click the 'Make Payment' button

  • See the 'Billing Summary' section on the My Finances page and click the 'Make Payment' button
CalCentral My Finances page Make Payment button screenshot

5. Click the 'Pay' link

  • After clicking the 'Make Payment' button, a new window will open and you will be signed in to the CashNet portal
  • From the CashNet Payment portal page, click the 'Pay' link in the 'Your Account' section to initiate the transaction
CashNet Make Payment page Pay link screenshot

6. Select the Flywire payment option

  • From the Select Payment Method page, select the ‘International Payments with Flywire’ option
  • Click the 'Continue Checkout' button
CashNet Make Payment page Flywire Payment Method screenshot

7. Select your country and enter your payment amount

  • At this point, you will be redirected to 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
Flywire Your Payment page screenshot

8. 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
Flywire Select Payment Method page screenshot

9. Enter the payer's information

  • From the 'Payer Information' page, enter the payer's information
  • 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
Flywire Payer Information page screenshot
Flywire Payer Information page Next button screenshot

10. Enter your student information

  • From the 'Info for the Receiver' page, enter your student information for UC Berkeley:
    • Contact information
    • Payment information
    • Student information
  • 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
Flywire UCB Information page screenshot
Flywire Student Information page screenshot

11. 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
Flywire Confirm Payment Information page screenshot
Flywire Confirm Payer Information page screenshot
Flywire Confirm Information page and Pay button screenshot

12. 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