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Nonresident Alien and Foreign Vendor Payments

This interactive session will provide key information about making payments to non-U.S. vendors and individuals.  The primary focus of the course is on identifying and making payment to vendors providing services to MSU.  Topics include:

  1. Identifying nonresident aliens and foreign vendors.  We'll cover what forms need to be completed, and how to complete the forms.
  2. Common types of visas used by visitors to MSU, and what types of payments are allowable.
  3. Nonresident Alien Professional Services Contracts.
  4. Documentation required on the Disbursement Voucher in order to make payment.

Training Dates:



Spring 2017

  • January 11, 8:30am-Noon
  • March 14, 1:00pm-4:30pm

Summer 2017

  • July 18, 8:30am-11:30am
  • August 16, 8:30am-11:30am

To register, log in to the EBS Portal, click on the "My Career and Training" tab (top of window), and then click on the "Courses for Employees at MSU" tile.  Next, enter "Payments" in the search box on the left side of the screen, and click "Find".  Select "Payments Non-Res Aliens & Foreign Vendor" and register for one of the sessions. Classes are held in the Nisbet building, Room 10.