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Payment methods

We have a number of ways for you to pay your University tuition, re-sit and accommodation fees. 

Payment methods include online by credit or debit card, online bank transfers or e-payments and telephone card payments. 

Please note that we do not accept cheques or cash payments either on campus or directly into our bank account. 

You can find out more about payment methods available and further information below.

Payment methods

Online card payment

Click here to pay using our secure Online Card webpage

• Payments may be made by debit or credit card (e.g. Visa, Visa Debit, Mastercard, American Express; Imperial College does not accept Diners Club)
• A transaction receipt will be issued by our card payments system, this is not a formal receipt of payment to the College, more information on receipts may be found in the Receipts section below.
• You are advised to contact your card provider before making large payments to inform them that you will be using your card for this purpose. If you have difficulty making large transactions on your card, you may be able to make two or more smaller transactions to make up the total payment.

International and Domestic Bank Transfer & Online Payment

Click here to pay using our Online Payments Platform, powered by WU® GlobalPay for Students

Using our online payments platform, students, their parents and sponsors can pay in the currency of their choice using a simple and secure method powered by our partner Western Union.

 How it Works:

  • Select the country you are paying in
  • Select the type of fees you are paying (Tuition fees, accommodation fees, or both)
  • Select the payment options and the amount owed
  • Enter your student ID (8-digit number, name and address and some information about who is making the payment
  • After this step you will be directed to complete your payment through the provider you selected
  • Further details on how it works can be found here.

Payment methods available include:  

Benefits of WU® GlobalPay for Students: 

  • Pay fees in your local currency online or by bank transfer without any merchant fees or bank charges.
  • Secure, Intuitive, and mobile friendly interface for a seamless payment experience.
  • Use convenient payment options including AliPay, WeChat, Trustly, Klarna, Poli, etc.
  • Get price and payment options upfront with a price comparison tool.
  • Use multi-lingual platform – English, Spanish, French, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Arabic, Japanese and Portuguese
  • Track your payment status at every step by text and email.
  • Rest assured knowing your payments are received in full by Imperial College London.
  • Get 24/7 chat support on the platform.


Telephone card payment

You can make a payment using your debit or credit card by calling our 24-hour automated telephone line: 0207 594 1195.

Please note that we are not currently accepting American Express cards using this method.

Payment by bank transfer

Where possible, please attempt to make payment from a UK account via Debit or Credit Card using the Imperial College Payments website which can be accessed here.

If you need to pay by bank transfer, please note that It is your responsibility to ensure that you notify the College of the purpose of your payment by using the following reference string: CID-Invoice Number-Student Name (e.g. 01234567-94123456-Your Name).


National Westminster Bank plc


18 Cromwell Place, London, SW7 2LB

Account Number


Sort Code


Account Name

Imperial College London


CID-Invoice Number-Student Name

Please note that you will be responsible for any transfer charges levied by your bank.

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