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...

Contract Weekly Limit

A weekly limit is the maximum number of hours a freelancer can invoice to an hourly contract in one week. This limit is set by the client, not Upwork. Weekly limits can be set w...

Change Your Contract’s Hourly Rate

You can lower the rate on an active contract, but you can't raise it. To increase your hourly rate, contact the client to request the change. Agency members can’t see or change ...

End Your Contract

Typically, freelancers wait for the client to end a contract, make any final payments, and leave feedback. To end your contract Go to the My Jobs > click the contract's tit...

Contract Paused

For clients If there is a problem with your Upwork account, your contracts will be paused. This is most likely due to an issue with a billing method. For example, your credit ca...

Propose Another Contract

Already discussing next steps with your client? Speed up the process by creating and sending them a contract for consideration. Your client can then approve the terms and send y...

Log in to get personalized help.