Weekly Billing Cycle

Need help getting started on Upwork? Check out our Online Course for New Freelancers. As a freelancer, your billing period for hourly contracts* begins on Monday and ends on Su...

Freelancer Service Fees

Need help getting started on Upwork? Check out our Online Course for New Freelancers. Client Payment Processing Fees Clients are charged a payment processing fee of 2.75%. To l...

Choose an Automatic Payment Schedule

The Upwork payment system for freelancers has two parts: the method and the schedule. Once you've set up the most appropriate, cost-effective method for your needs, you'll need ...

Direct to US Bank (ACH) Fees & Timing

Timing ACH funds will arrive in your bank account in two to five business days. Processing and clearing times vary widely from bank to bank. Bank holidays can also delay your fu...

Direct to Local Bank Fees & Timing

Direct to Local Bank payments are available in the following countries: • Argentina (ARS) • Australia (AUD) • Austria (EUR) • Bangladesh (BDT) • Barbados (BBD) • Belgium (EUR)...

PayPal Fees & Timing

Timing In most cases, your payment transfers immediately. However, there are occasions when it may take up to 24 hours. If it has been more than 24 hours, please contact PayPal....

Payoneer Fees & Timing

Timing Transfers from Upwork to Payoneer typically take two days to clear. Payoneer has an instant loading option available, for an additional fee of $2.50. You can set this opt...

M-Pesa Fees & Timing

Timing In most cases, your payment transfers immediately. However, there are occasions when it may take up to 24 hours on weekdays or next business day on weekends. If it has b...

Wire Transfer Fees & Timing

Timing Wire transfers will be processed within one business day, but may take several to arrive in your bank account. Bank holidays in the U.S. or your country can delay your f...

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