In some cases, hosts may offer to pay an honorarium to non-UCR faculty lecturers or project participants. If you have been offered an honorarium, additional tax and payment information is needed. See below for details.
NOTE: Honoraria payments are processed and paid separately from travel expenses or other reimbursements.
Honoraria to UC faculty are processed through campus payroll. Please provide the name and contact information of your departmental payroll analyst.
US Citizens and Permanent Residents (green-card holders) should complete and sign the following forms:
- W9 form
- EITHER a California state form 590 or 587 (fill out the form that fits your residency situation)
Email completed forms to Jessica DiFilippo. Note that the payment check will be mailed to the address you provide on the forms.
*If you prefer not to submit your social security number via email, you may send the forms without a SS# and call Jessica DiFilippo at (951) 827-1558 to verbally share your number (Voicemail is secure and you may leave your SS# in a message if needed.)
Visiting Scholars on Research or Work Visas
If you are a visiting scholar in the US on a J-1, HB-1, O-1 or other special designation, you may or may not be able to receive honorarium payments depending on your visa restrictions. (Travel payments are not affected by these restrictions.) Notify Jessica right away if you hold a non-travel visa status.
Foreign Citizens on Travel Visas
Non-US citizens on travel visas should complete the following forms: UC W8BEN, COAA, and Form 8233. Submit forms via email to Jessica DiFilippo. During your stay, we must obtain a copy of your passport photo and visa entry stamp.
Payments may be mailed via US Mail in USD or sent by wire transfer to your personal account outside the US. Conversion and banking fees are not covered by the university. To request a wire transfer, please complete the form below and email it to Jessica.
Download wire transfer form