University of Minnesota  Procedure

Making Payments to a Third Party


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Please use the contact section in the governing policy.

  1. Prior to payment.

    Units must confirm the following prior to payment being made to a third party. Contact the Institutional Review Board (IRB) Office for assistance.

    1. Individual receiving payment is an eligible human participant at the time of the research involvement and that IRB approval was current at the time of participant contact.
    2. Individual will receive payment as a human participant rather than as a participant/consultant.
    3. IRB approval status is current.
  2. Making Payment – options available.
    1. Process the supplier invoice.
    2. Complete a Check Request Form (if an invoice cannot be obtained).

Note: If supplier has also performed additional services see Administrative Policy: Purchasing a Professional Service.