Payment Guidelines

Delegation of Authority

Authorization for payment at SFU is validated by the signed authority Forms and is typically provided with the signature on the invoice or other requisition form. Please refer to the "Signing Authorization" policy below.

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Departmental Responsibilities

Summary Chart of Treatment of Payments

The following must be included on all forms submitted:

  • Fund/Department/Object Code
  • User Code if applicable
  • Signature of signing authority or their delegate
  • Name printing for signing authority
  • Description of payment or reimbursement
  • Full mailing address
  • SIN number for non employee payments
  • Employee number on employee expense claim forms





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Strand Hall Annex
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Hours:  Monday - Friday
Weekends & Holidays: Closed

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Help Line: 778-782-7087

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