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 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:
- Log into your PayPal account
- Click "Summary"
- 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."
- Follow the steps on that screen to verify your account