To pay online

(1) To pay online using a debit or credit card you can access the Student Payment Gateway HERE.  Fees can be paid in two instalments, the first 50% by the 31st October and the balance by the 31st January. See details HERE if you experience issues accessing the fee payment gateway.  The "Pay Fees" link appears at the top right of the "Courses" tab within your account (once you log in).

(2)   International Students: Payment via recognised agent TransferMate:  Non-European Union (EU) students are strongly advised to pay their tuition fee through TransferMate.   The TransferMate receipt is accepted as proof of payment of tuition fees by the Irish National Immigration Service (INIS) for study visa applications and at the point of entry to Ireland.   With TransferMate there is no international bank transfer fee and the entire transaction takes just 48 hours from start to finish. TransferMate is also recommended by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service for the purposes of study visa applications.

Student fee instalment plan

Under a student fee instalment plan, eligible students can make equal instalment payments from September 2023 to May 2024. Students must reapply for a fee instalment plan each academic year.  You can apply for a student fee instalment plan here.

Late fee appeal

You can appeal a late payment fee here

Fee declaration form

Please download the form here: Fee Declaration Form

Contact fees

The Fees Office is located on the ground floor of Áras Uí Chathail.

Reception Open: Monday to Friday: 10 am to 12.30 pm and 2 - 4 pm

Please read the FAQ section of the web page and if you cannot find an answer to your query please email including your 8-digit CAO / University of Galway student ID number.

Telephone Service on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday between 10.30 am - 12.30 pm on +353 91 492386

Go to and click on Ask Cara (bottom right-hand corner). Cara is the virtual assistant for University of Galway students. Available 24/7/365 to support you with questions, about day-to-day university life. Most of your fee queries can be answered here.