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Student Loans - How to Pay

If you have an outstanding balance, this section of our website will help you find out how and where to pay your overdue bills.

Please do not mail cash. If you are unable to pay your debt in full by the due date, please contact Revenue Services of British Columbia to discuss a payment arrangement.

There are several ways you can pay your overdue Advanced Education amounts in British Columbia:

 

Pre-Authorized Debit

We are pleased to offer pre-authorized debit payments.

Please select the appropriate Application for Pre-authorized debit:

Direct-Lend Student Loan
BC Student Loan or Grant Overaward

Please complete an Application for Pre-Authorized Debit, sign, date and return to us via mail, with a copy of your void cheque/banking information, to:

Revenue Services of British Columbia
PO BOX 9401 STN PROV GOVT
VICTORIA BC  V8W 9S6

Or, you can send it via facsimile to 250-405-4412 or 250-405-4410. Please do not mail the original if sending by fax.

If you require more information or need assistance completing this form, please contact us.

Pay in Person - Government Agents Office

You can pay your bill in person at any Government Agent/B.C. Access Centre (opens in new window) using your bank card, personal cheque, cash or money order.

Please provide your 12 digit account number that applies to your bill.


Online by Credit Card

Payment by credit card is available online at https://www.revenueservicesbc.gov.bc.ca/pn or by telephone at 1-866-361-5050.

You can pay your invoice/bill by credit card online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Online payments will usually be applied to your account within two business days.

When a payment is made by credit card online, a Credit Card Payment Receipt is displayed. Please keep a copy of the Credit Card Payment Receipt for your record. The details contained on the Credit Card Payment Receipt will be required to ensure your payment can be traced, if necessary. Revenue Services of British Columbia does not store credit card numbers.

Accepted Credit Cards

  • Visa,
  • MasterCard, or
  • Amex

Account Number

Your RSBC account number contains 12 digits and begins with an X. When paying by credit card, your account number must be registered as it appears on the top of your invoice (example: X01212345678).

Incorrect Payment Made or Payment Applied to the Wrong Account

RSBC can only reverse a credit card transaction on the day the payment was made, if the payment was made over the phone. Please contact us if you require a same day payment reversal. If you require a reversal for a payment made at an earlier date, or a payment made online, please contact your financial institution directly with the confirmation/reference number for assistance.
If, after tracing your payment, you would like to request a refund, or a transfer between two RSBC accounts, please contact us with details.

Pay by Money Order/Bank Draft/Certified Cheque/Post-Dated Cheque

You can pay your bill by money order, bank draft, certified cheque or post-dated cheque.

Please indicate your 12 digit account number on the front of the payment.

Please make your payment payable to the Minister of Finance and mail to the following address -- please do not mail cash:

Revenue Services of British Columbia
PO BOX 9401 STN PROV GOVT
VICTORIA BC  V8W 9S6

Pay by Telephone or Internet Banking

Payment by telephone or Internet (electronic banking) is available through most financial institutions that operate in B.C. You can pay bills by telephone or electronic banking 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Payment by telephone or electronic banking is transmitted overnight and, in most cases, is posted to your account within two business days with the exception of payments made on Fridays and Saturdays, which are transmitted overnight on Sunday.

When a payment is made by electronic banking, your financial institution may immediately return a confirmation or reference number to you. Please make note of this number and other payment details to ensure your payment can be traced, if necessary.

Getting Started

If you are interested in telephone or electronic banking, please contact your financial institution directly to learn more on how these services work and whether these services are available to you.

Instructions may vary from one financial institution to another. Your financial institution also offers technical support and should be consulted directly if technical difficulties arise.

Payee/Merchant Type

When paying your account through telephone or electronic banking, please be sure to select the correct payee name as the payee/merchant type.

If you are unable to locate this payee name using telephone banking or electronic, please contact your financial institution directly for assistance.

Account Number

Please register your 12 digit account number that starts with an "X" as it appears on your bill.

 

 
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