Be a Client and a Freelancer

You can be a freelancer, agency, and a client on Upwork. You will use the same account to log in to Upwork but will have separate user profiles. You will be able to easily switch between them as needed.

Note: You can't have two separate freelancer accounts. But we're working on specialized profiles to allow you to better highlight your different talents.

If you're a freelancer or agency manager now, but would like to hire others as a client

  1. Go to Settings  My Teams and choose the Create New Account button at the bottom.
  2. Choose New Client Account
  3. Once set up, use the account menu at the top-right of your screen to switch between using Upwork as a client, freelancer, or agency

If you're a client now, but would like to do work as a freelancer or agency

  1. Go to Settings  My Info.
  2. Click the Create New Account link at the bottom
  3. Select New Freelancer Account
  4. Once set up, use the account menu at the top-right of your screen to switch between using Upwork as a client, freelancer, or agency

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