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

Note: PayPal billing may not be available in your country.

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 the page under More about your account.
  4. Follow the steps on that screen to verify your account


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