Upwork Payment Protection

Upwork Payment Protection helps give security and peace of mind to clients and freelancers working together on both hourly and fixed-price projects. Upwork Hourly Protection It'...

Client Payment Processing Fees

Clients are charged a 3% payment processing and administration fee on all payments. The fee is assessed any time we charge your billing method and will show up as a separate ite...

Upwork Opt-Out Fee

In some cases, a client and/or freelancer may opt-out of Upwork service fees by paying an opt-out fee. This fee allows you to receive and make payments outside of Upwork without...

Why Shouldn’t I Pay or Get Paid Directly?

Whether you’re a freelancer or a client, you can be assured that payments made through Upwork are safe, timely, and hassle-free. That’s because Upwork requires all payments to g...

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