Online Payments

The Online Store offers a convenient way to pay for Colchester Institute or University Centre Colchester products, services and events using a secure online payment system.

Our Finance Team can help with any questions regarding payments and can be contacted via email on

Use the navigation below to browse for services, events, trips and visits, merchandise and much more.

Course Related Payments

In this section you will be able to pay for student related items such as ID cards, books, clothing and equipment.

Click here to make a Course Related Payment

Click here to make a DBS Payment

Customer Invoice Payments

Make payments against an invoice or statement received from the Finance Department at Colchester Institute.

Click here to make a Customer Invoice Payment

Commercial: Business Payments

Payments for CI Business Solutions

If you have been sent a booking & application form, sales invoice or statement from Colchester Institute Enterprises you can pay through our online payment system.

In order to make a payment you must first register and create account, using your email address and choosing your own exclusive password. Once this is done, you can revisit and make a payment whenever you wish.  You will need an email address and either a credit or debit card to complete your purchase.

What if I can’t remember my password?
At each login stage, you will see a forgotten password button, where you enter your e-mail address and a reminder of your password is then sent to you, by e-mail, almost immediately.

Payment options

Once you are ready to place your order you can select from the following payment cards – Mastercard, Visa & Delta. There is also the option to pay by Paypal.

Transactions will show on your card statement as being made by Colchester Institute. All transactions are carried out in Pounds Sterling.

Click here to pay an outstanding balance, invoice or statement of account


Make donations to the Colchester Institute Foundation Trust or a related charitable initiative.

Click here to make a Donation

Employer Apprentice Payment

Please use this option to make your Co-Investment payment.

This can be paid by clicking on the following link:

Click here to make a payment

Employer Deposits

If you are an Employer paying course fees, 40% of the fee or £500 (whichever is lower) will be payable at enrolment, or prior to enrolment via the Online Store.

This can be paid by clicking on the following link:

Click here to pay an Employer Deposit

Exam Payments
Library Payments

Please pay here for your inter-library loan requests or library resource payements

Click here to make a Library Payment

Travel Payments

Pay for bus passes.

Please use this section if you have been asked by Student Services to make a contribution towards the cost of your travel.

Click here to make a Travel Payment

Student Trips and Visits

Pay here for Educational Visits.

Each visit is different so please select the correct trip for your course and read all details before making payment.

Click here to pay for a trip or visit

Restaurant, Salons and MOT Payments

Pay here for Services Open to the Public including Deposits, Christmas Bookings, Special Events and Car Parking Permits.

Click here to make a Restaurant, Salon or MOT Payment