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Join Upwork as a freelancer

Thanks for your interest in joining Upwork!To get started as a freelancer, go here and choose the freelancer option.Before you build your profile, we suggest checking out this a...

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Understanding and using Connects

Note: Connects are now needed to submit proposals for jobs you're invited to apply for. At Upwork, one of our key goals is to provide a robust marketplace for freelancers and ...

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Complete onboarding tasks

Working with Upwork Enterprise clients can be an exciting opportunity. They range from fast-growing startups to global Fortune 500 companies and often have many active projects,...

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Upwork Talent Group

Enterprise clients can choose to purchase Upwork Compliance Services. These clients receive help from Upwork to determine whether to engage you as an independent contractor or a...

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Accept a "Bring Your Own" Invitation to Upwork

Upwork’s “Bring Your Own” program is now Any Hire. Learn more about Any Hire. anyhire

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Eligibility to Join and Use Upwork

Important: Upwork has ceased operations in Russia and Belarus. See here for details. We're proud to support a thriving network of global freelancers in over 180 countries. (Wh...

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Get Started with Project Catalog™

Looking for ways to focus on work you’re passionate about, add revenue, build your portfolio, or attract quality clients? Explore new ways to connect and grow on Project Catalog...

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Add or Switch Account Type

If you accidentally signed up for the wrong account type, or you want to work as both a freelancer and a client — don’t worry! On Upwork, you can have both account types under t...

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