How do I pay for my paper?

You can arrange payment at any point during the editing process. You have two payment options: credit card via PayPal or bank transfer. You will also be able to generate an invoice. Chinese authors can also pay using Alipay by registering on our Chinese site at

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Editing your profile

You may change the billing address displayed on your invoice by editing your profile to include an additional address. Click on 'Profile' in the drop-down menu in the top right corner of the screen, then select 'Update profile' in the top-right of the next screen.


Scroll to the bottom of the screen and select the option 'Please tick if your personal address and the billing address are different' and then enter your billing address details.

Alternatively, click on the 'Edit billing info' button next to your paper on your current orders screen.
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Select the option at the top of the form “Please, tick if you want to use a different billing address for this order” and fill in the relevant billing information.

Payment after editing is completed

When we have completed the editing process and checked your paper, we will upload some sample pages from the paper for you to check and approve. You will also receive an email to confirm the process. You can then make your payment by logging in to your account and clicking on 'Pay now' next to your paper.


What are the payment options?

We accept secure payment by PayPal and by credit card using PayPal.

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Pay by credit card using PayPal without setting up a PayPal account.

It is possible to pay for your paper by credit card using PayPal (you do not need a PayPal account but can instead request to pay without logging in).
Simply follow these instructions:

1. Log in to your account on our website.
2. Click on 'Pay now'.
3. Click on the yellow button 'Pay with Paypal' on the left-hand side of the page.

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4. On the next screen, select 'Pay with Debit or Credit Card'

5. Fill in all the details required (e.g., credit card number, expiry date, and address details), then click on the blue button 'Pay Now' at the bottom of the page.

6. Check the details you have entered and confirm payment. You will receive a confirmation by email.

Payment by direct bank transfer

If you prefer to pay by bank transfer (in dollars), please select the 'Alternative payment method' after clicking on the yellow “Pay now” button. We will then email you instructions for how to make your payment.

Please use your paper number or invoice number as a reference when making the bank transfer and email us a copy of the receipt showing your payment; then we will be able to release your full paper.

 Any questions? Please contact our helpdesk team.