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

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

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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

How to Make International Payments to your Student Billing Account via Flywire

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

  • From the CalCentral home page, click the ‘My Finances’ tab
  • See the ‘Billing Summary’ section on the My Finances page
  • Click the ‘Make Payment’ button
  • At this point, 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
  • From the Select Payment Method page, select the ‘Pay with foreign currency via Flywire’ option
  • Click the 'Continue Checkout' button
  • You will be redirected to berkeley.flywire.com
CalCentral My Finances tab screenshot
CashNet Pay button screenshot

3) Send your payment to Flywire

  • From berkeley.flywire.com, select your country, and enter the tuition due, then click 'Next'
  • Select your preferred payment option from options provided
    • Depending on your country, you will see various payment methods including bank transfer, credit card, Alipay, and more
  • Enter the payer information and Student Information for UCB
  • Click Next to view payment instructions for the method chosen
  • Send your payment to Flywire as instructed
    • Once your payment is received, Flywire will process and 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