Illinois Early Intervention Family Fees: e PAY Instructions: Debit & Credit Card Payment

e PAY Instructions: Debit & Credit Card Payment

  1. To begin, access the e PAY website at
  2. Click on "Make a one-time payment"
  3. Use the "Payment Category "drop down to select "Credit Card". "Payment Type" will fill automatically, and a new screen will appear.
  4. Type the requested information into the following six fields, including:
    • EI Account Number
    • Date of birth of oldest child actively enrolled
    • Zip code listed on account
    • Phone Number
    • Payment Amount (dollars)
    • Payment Amount (cents)
      If your family no longer receives EI services, enter the DOB of any child in the household who received EI services. Be sure to double check your entries for accuracy.
      Note: Clicking on the question mark shows how to find the EI Account Number. It is located on the Family Participation Fee Invoice and/or the Family Participation Fee Statement:
  5. Click "Add Item and Checkout"
    Note: Click Add Item if you would like to make a payment on a second EI Account. Review the family fee mail received. If multiple documents are received there may be a Family Participation Fee Invoice and a Family Participation Fee Statement. The last two digits at the end of the account numbers will be different. Please verify that payments are being made to the appropriate account.
  6. Enter your family's Email address and click "Next Step: Add Payment Method"
  7. For a debit or credit card, enter the requested details from the front and back of your card. Note that a 2.25% transaction fee (or a minimum of $1.00) will be charged when using a debt and/or credit card.
  8. Click "Next Step: Review Payment"
  9. Review your payment information a final time. Under Billing Contact Information, check yes if you would like to receive email updates from the Office of the Illinois State Treasurer. Also, review the Payment Terms of Service. Click the box to agree with these terms. Agreeing to these terms of service is required to finalize the payment.
  10. Click "Make Payment"
  11. An electronic receipt will appear on your screen. A similar receipt will be sent to the email address provided once the payment is successfully completed.