For your convenience, Upwork will default to charging Visa, MasterCard, or American Express credit and debit cards in local currency for clients billing addresses or issuing banks in the following countries.

Prices on Upwork are always in U.S. Dollars (USD). Only the billing to your card will be converted to your local currency. You may opt-out if you prefer to pay in USD.

* Note: Discover can only be billed in USD.

Currency Country
AUD Australia, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, Norfolk Island, Tuvalu
CAD Canada
CHF Liechtenstein, Switzerland
DKK Denmark, Faroe Islands, Greenland
EUR Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Germany, Greece, Guadeloupe, Holy See, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Martinique, Mayotte, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Portugal, Reunion, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain
GBP Isle of Man, Jersey, United Kingdom
HKD Hong Kong
JPY Japan
NOK Norway, Bouvet Island, Svalbard and Jan Mayen
NZD Cook Islands, New Zealand, Niue, Pitcairn, Tokelau
PLN Poland
SEK Sweden
SGD Singapore
TRY Turkey (Visa and MasterCard only)
ZAR South Africa (Visa and MasterCard only)


To change your preferred currency for credit or debit card billing

  1. Go to Settings Billing Methods
  2. Click the (...) options menu then select Edit
  3. Click the ✎ icon and select your preferred currency
  4. Click Save Changes

To view local currency and USD charge

  1. Go to the Reports Transactions
  2. Click the Ref ID number for the charge you want to view
  3. Click View Invoice to see the amount sent to your freelancer (in USD) and the amount charged to your card (in your local currency)

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