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How to pay your fees

Fees must be paid in New Zealand Dollars. Please ensure that the student's full name and student reference number is clearly stated on the payment.

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Please note all payments made by credit card will incur a non-refundable 2 per cent surcharge.

If you are not in Dunedin and wish to make payment by credit card, please contact:

Student Finance
Email student.finance@otago.ac.nz

The University of Otago can no longer process a cash payment for tuition fees on campus. If you wish to pay your tuition fees with cash you will need to go to a ANZ branch to deposit your payment into the University of Otago bank account.

Our bank details are:

Account University of Otago
Bank ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited
Branch ANZ Auckland
Address 203 Queen Street, PO Box 62, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Account number 01-1839-0944124-00
Swift Code ANZBNZ22 (for payments outside New Zealand)


International students from sanctioned jurisdictions should see additional information on information sharing for the purpose of processing payments.

Convera payment portal

The University of Otago proudly partners with Convera to offer you a simple, secure, and smart way to pay your fees online. Convera’s platform is trusted by 800+ institutions worldwide to enable payments in 140+ currencies across 200+ countries and territories.

Pay your fees with Convera

Convera and logos of payment methods, denoting compatability with Convera. These payment methods include: Alipay, China Pay, WeChat Pay, Trustly, Sofort, Poli, Visa, Mastercard, JCB, Union Pay, and iDeal.

How to make your payment

  1. Go to Convera
  2. Enter details
    • Choose the country you are paying from and enter the details about your payment
    • Choose your preferred payment method
    • Enter student details and confirm who is making the payment
  3. Make payment
    Complete your payment transaction:
    • Bank transfer: receive payment instructions for online banking or paying direct through your bank
    • In person: receive payment instructions for an in-person transfer
    • Online: select from a variety of providers
      (please note that some online payment options may not be available)
  4. Track it
    • Track your payment status by email and SMS

Please note that Convera does not process payments to, from or involving residents of Iran, North Korea, Cuba and the Crimea, Luhansk and Donetsk provinces of Ukraine. More information about sanctions and potential restrictions payments that can be processed is available through the Convera Website.

Due to international banking regulations, transactions in some currencies are not available. If your currency does not appear as an option for telegraphic transfer, please select an alternative currency such as USD$.

Need help?

Email studentsupport@convera.com