International Students

This page covers information about Flywire and how to use it to make international payments.

What is Flywire?

  • Flywire Payments Corporation serves as San Francisco State University's international student payment processor.

  • Flywire allows San Francisco State University to collect international payments with local accounts around the world.

  • Flywire processes payments securely, typically in your home local currency.

Source: Official Flywire Authorization Letter (PDF)

Why Flywire?

  • Make payments from any country and any bank

  • Save on bank fees and exchange rates

  • Track your payments from the beginning of your request to when it reaches your school's account

How to Make a Flywire Payment Online

Step by Step Tutorial:

  1. Sign into your SF State Gateway to access your bill.

  2. Click the "Intl Flywire Payment" link or go directly to Flywire to begin your payment.

  3. Select a payment option. Options can include bank transfer, credit cards, or other local payment options depending on the country selected.

  4. Make payment to Flywire as instructed. Flywire will process and send your payment to SF State with your information.

  5. Track your payment via email/text or by logging onto Flywire anytime. You will also be notified when SF State receives your payment.

Or view Flywire's How To Pay Flyer for a step by step tutorial to download and save to your computer for future reference.


For questions or help with payment, contact our multilingual international customer support team (Flywire):

Phone: +1800 346 9252


View Flywire additional contact information for further international support.

International Students from China

For students paying from China, view the Flywire China payment flyer for more information.

International Students from India

For students paying from India, view the Flywire India payment flyer for more information.