Payment by Card

Information for students who pay their university course fees or accommodation fees by debit or credit card.

The University accepts payment by the following cards:


Making an online payment

Online payment using the University’s e-Pay online payment facility is our preferred payment method as it provides an easy and flexible way for you to make payments. Your information is held in an encrypted form in a safe and secure environment. If you are paying using a card issued outside the UK you will be given the option to pay in your home currency and receive a competitive exchange rate for your payment.

What you will need

To use the e-Pay online payment facility you will need:

  • Your 9 digit University of Leicester student identification number
  • Your date of birth
  • Your debit/credit card details

If you live outside the UK you may wish to advise your card provider that you will be making a payment as your bank may block the payment for security reasons.

Please allow 24 hours after receiving your offer to study with the University before attempting to make an online card payment.

When you have successfully made your payment you will receive a receipt to the email address supplied during the process. The receipt will be received from


Before making an online payment please read the following:

To make an online payment now please select the appropriate e-Pay link:

Please do not email, post or fax your debit/credit card or bank details to the University of Leicester. For security reasons, any details sent using these methods will be destroyed and we will not process your payment.

Your payment must be received by the payment due date. Please allow 24 hours for a payment to be received.

For help and guidance with making an online payment please contact Student Fees and Income Management or the relevant Distance Learning Team.

Paying by debit/credit card in person

To pay by card in person, please visit us in the Students Services Centre (located in the Charles Wilson Building and open 9:00am–5:00pm Monday to Friday):

Student Services Centre
Charles Wilson Building
University of Leicester,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 7RH

You will need:

  • Your 9 digit University of Leicester student identification number
  • Your debit/credit card
  • Your pin number

For card security you should not give your pin number to another person to use your card.

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