Paying Your Fees Online


We have introduced Pay with PayPal and Bank Transfer (online Banking) as online ways of paying your membership fees. To pay your fees you first need to select your classes.

In general, there are no fees to add a new course if you are an active member in our membership system. A few tutors separately ask for fees, from class members, to cover materials and other class necessities. 

 If you are not an active member your invoice will include your membership fees.

  • Enrol as a new member if not already a member

  • Login to our membership system

  • Click on Courses in Left Hand menu

  • Use the navigation arrows (or the filters) to find the courses you wish to enrol in. The courses are sorted by Day then by course name with the day.

  • Click on the course to show its details.

  • Read the details and, if the course is for you, click on ADD TO CART. Repeat this for all other courses you want to enrol in.

  • When you have selected all the classes you want to enrol in click on CHECKOUT on left hand menu. 

  • Review Your Checkout Summary then click on ‘I have read and agree to the U3A Ringwood Code of Conduct’ You can read this document if you click on available here on the summary screen. click on CHECKOUT (you need to click the checkbox to activate the CHECKOUT button).

  • If your CHECKOUT is successful you will see an invoice for the class (most will be $0 fee) and your membership fee if applicable. 

If there’s  a fee payable, it’s easy to pay with Pay with PayPal. When you have clicked on CHECKOUT: 

  • You should be presented with your invoice for your fees. 

  • If you cannot see your invoice, click on MY INVOICES on Left hand menu. Select your current invoice to view it.

  • To pay online, click on the yellow PAY WITH PAYPAL icon on top of your invoice.

    • You sign on to PayPal and use your PayPal account if you have one, or

    • You can pay online with your Mastercard/Visa credit or debit card (other cards may be accepted).  Make sure that you click on the Pay With Card option. You do not need to have or to open a PayPal account to use the Pay With Card option.

  • Enter required information then click on Continue to make your payment. 

  • You will received online message from PayPal for your successful payment. Keep this for your records.

There are no paper forms to complete when you join/re-enrol online and use Pay With PayPal. There’s also no need to go to our office unless you need a membership badge.


If there’s an amount payable on your invoice it’s easy to pay your online with a Bank transfer via your online banking application. To use this method:

  • Click on Invoices in after logging into our membership system

  • Display your outstanding invoice or write down the amount to be paid and the invoice number (to be used later)

  • Log out of our membership system

  • Login to your Bank’s online banking application. You need to use your financial institution’s internet banking facility as you need to be able to provide your surname and membership number on your payment. Not all Banks have this capability for deposits made at their branches.

  • Select Pay Anyone or Pay With PAYID or similar named option in your online banking application. Check with your financial institution as each differs in their approach.

  • Enter our PAYID and the payment amount carefully.

  • After you have entered the PAYID and clicked on VERIFY please ensure it shows as registered to U3A Ringwood Inc

  • Ensure that you have included your invoice number, surname and your member number in the narrative of your Bank transfer.

There’s no paper forms to complete when you join/re-enrol online and pay your fees online via a Bank transfer completed in your financial institution’s Online Banking application. There’s also no need to go to our office unless you need a membership badge.

  • PayPal and your financial institution will normally not charge you transaction fees when you pay your membership fees online. Check with your financial institution for their current fees. U3A Ringwood does not add any fee to pay online.

  • You need a MasterCard/Visa credit or debit card (or PayPal account), Internet access and an eMail address to use Pay with PayPal.

  • Bank EFTPOS cards may work with Pay With PayPal. Bank issued Visa or MasterCard credit and debit cards will work.

  • If using Bank Transfer to pay your fees please use your financial institution’s Fast Payments/OSKO payments facility within their online banking facility. 

  • Our PAYID is

  • If you’re worried about sending money to the wrong person, PAYID will help. When you make a payment to a PAYID, the owner of the PAYID is shown to you before you approve the payment.

  • You can find out more about using PAYIDs from your Bank by googling for “XXXXXXX PAYID” where XXXXXXXX is the common abbreviation of your financial institution. For example you could search for “NAB PAYID” to find the National Australia Bank’s information on how to use PAYID with them.

  • Please do not use a bank deposit at financial institution’s branch as some financial institutions do not allow narratives to be added for over the counter deposits or transfers. If you do, we may not be able to apply your payment.

  • If you prefer not to pay online, you can pay your membership fee at our office by cash or cheque. We do not accept card payments at our office. You need to pay your fees within 10 days and to bring your completed membership application and class selection forms with you. You can also post us your completed forms with your cheque for your fees (no cash via this method).

Click on the blue button below to watch our video on an introduction to UMAS for Members. It also shows how to pay your fees online.

What is PayID? The following video  explains how to use PAYID to pay and receive funds without providing your BSB and account numbers.

Pay Your Membership Fees Online.