To complete your Upwork profile and start submitting proposals, you must upload a profile portrait photo. Profile photos must be an actual picture of you.



  • Clear, headshot-style photos work best.
  • Sunglasses, logos, clip-art, group pictures, and digitally-altered images are not allowed. Users requesting a religious exemption may submit that here.
  • More photo tips.


To upload or change your profile photo:

  1. Go to Find Work > Profile
  2. Click on your current profile photo
  3. Choose a file or drag and drop into the box
  4. You can adjust and drag the circle to crop the photo to your face then click save.

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