Wire Transfers

Vendor Payments

Wires transfers are paid in the currency that is listed on the invoice or payment request, unless the payee has advised otherwise.

Refer to the Foreign Payments Disbursed Via Wire Transfer page for details. 

NOTE: Honoraria or service fee payments to non-resident aliens for work performed in the U.S. cannot be paid through Accounts Payable. They must be processed by Human Resource Process Center to withhold taxes when necessary.

Wire Transfer between Columbia Accounts

Wire transfers to international accounts owned by Columbia University are processed by the Office of the Treasurer's Cash Management and Operations Team (Cash Team). 

Refer to the Requesting Funds for Overseas Columbia Accounts page for additional information and step-by-step instructions.

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