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The safe, secure way to pay your bills, with options to schedule automatic payments, single payments, or anything in between. Personal Bill Pay is the fast and simple way to pay your bills, on your schedule.

Faster and Easier Than Writing Checks

Make payments to anyone, anywhere in the United States. You decide when to pay and what to pay. Your payment is submitted to your biller automatically—and you have a record of the transaction.

  • Schedule single or recurring payments to any business or any individual in the United States.
  • Review payment history, pending payments and payment status.
  • Set up payment reminders.

One Password and Account

No need to visit each of your payees’ websites or memorize multiple passwords and user names. One user name and password will access all of your payees.

On-Time Payments

Avoid late fees by scheduling automatic payments. Payments will always be sent as scheduled, providing there are sufficient funds available in your account.

Same-Day Bill Payment

Did you forget to send out your credit card or electric bill payment? Avoid costly late fees with Columbia Bank’s same-day Bill Payment service. Settling last-minute payments is simple. Today’s date will be available when scheduling payments to participating billers. Your payment will be submitted electronically to your biller.

  • Available on hundreds of participating billers.
  • $9.95 per payment.
  • Cutoff times vary by participating biller. If same-day credit is not available for a specific biller, today's date will not be an available option when scheduling payments.

Rush Bill Payments with Overnight Checks

If your biller is not participating in our Same-Day Bill Payment service, you can still rush payment with Columbia's new Overnight Check Bill Payment feature. Avoid past-due fees with the click of your mouse. Overnight Check Bill Payment is simple and does not require that your payee participate in acceptance of electronic payments. You may send overnight payments to anyone in your list of billers.

  • Pay anyone in your list of billers.
  • $14.95 per overnight bill payment.
  • Overnight bill payments must be scheduled by 11:00 AM Pacific Time for next day delivery. If overnight bill payment is not available, tomorrow's date will not be an available option when scheduling payments.

Transfer Funds Between Your Other Financial Institutions

Sending and receiving funds from your accounts at other financial institutions no longer requires writing checks and filling out deposit slips. With Columbia Bank’s Account to Account Transfer feature you can transfer funds to and from accounts at other US financial institutions right from within your Personal Bill Pay session.

In order to conduct transfers between your financial institutions you must complete a simple registration process. After you provide the account detail for your other institutions, we will send a series of small transactions. To ensure your security, you must confirm that you are authorized to receive and send payments through the accounts by entering the amounts of these transactions into your registration form. Once this step is completed, you may begin transferring funds.

  • Send and receive funds from your accounts at any US financial institution.
  • Schedule recurring transfers (great for family members).
  • $2 per transfer when moving funds from your Columbia Bank account to another institution.
  • No charge to transfer funds from another institution into your Columbia Bank account.

Enroll in Personal Bill Pay

  • You must be enrolled in Columbia Connect to enroll in Personal Bill Pay. If you are not enrolled in Columbia Connect, enroll now.
  • If you are already enrolled in Columbia Connect, log in and simply click the Pay Bills tab from the menu on the left. Once the security setup is complete, you will have permanent access to Personal Bill Pay.


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