Timing

In most cases, your payment transfers immediately. However, there are occasions when it may take up to 5 business days to receive your payment. If it has been more than five business days, please contact us.


Fees

In addition to what Upwork charges, there may be additional costs on M-Pesa's side. M-Pesa's outgoing fees vary by method and amount. Please check with M-Pesa for fees.


Restrictions

Upwork currently offers M-Pesa as a payment method for freelancers in Kenya only. The following restrictions apply:

  • You must use your own registered M-Pesa account
  • M-Pesa has a current maximum of 70,000 KES per transaction. Their maximums may change at any time and without notice; please check with M-Pesa for their most current maximums

Add M-Pesa as a payment method and check Upwork's per-transfer fees here. Click the Add Payment Method button to see all your options and pricing.

Learn more about M-Pesa here

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