To add a billing method:

Please note that in order to use PayPal as your billing method:

  • You must have a Verified, active PayPal account in good standing
  • You must have an active Billing Agreement with Upwork — this billing agreement is signed as part of the add PayPal flow on Upwork
  • Your PayPal account must not be a student account
  • Your PayPal account must be set up with a primary and back-up payment method
  • You can't use your PayPal balance as your funding source

 

You must have one of the following billing configurations in PayPal: 

Primary Payment → Back-up

  • Bank Account → Credit Card
  • Credit Card → Bank Account
  • Credit Card → PayPal Credit (formerly known as Bill Me Later) 

 

To Verify your PayPal account:

  1. Log into your PayPal account
  2. Click "Summary"
  3. Link your credit card. If you already have a credit card linked, click "See how much you can send with PayPal" on the bottom left of page under "More about your account."
  4. Follow the steps on that screen to verify your account

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