There are so many ways to connect on Upwork! If you want to create an agency to collaborate with other talent in an agency team, you’ll first need to create a freelancer account for the agency owner.

Once that account is activated

  1. Go to Settings  Contact Info
  2. Select the Create a new account button at the bottom
  3. Select the New Freelancer Agency Account option and fill out the form

After you create your agency, the Account Menu will be where you can switch between your personal and agency account views. A person can only “own” one agency Upwork. You won’t be able to make another one.

Why do I have to create a freelancer account?

Upwork is currently set up so that you must create a freelancer account to create an agency. This is something that we are working on changing for the future

A client invited my agency to join Upwork. How do I participate in this opportunity?

Agencies brought into Upwork by clients may have different service fees. Learn more about how to join through your client’s invitation.

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