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Edit Billing Method

To make paying your freelancers as easy as possible, Upwork accepts multiple billing methods. Currently, they are: Credit Card PayPal Bank Account (for qualifying U.S. clients)...

Billing Methods

One of the first steps to working with talent through Upwork is choosing a billing method for your account. To help make this easy for you, we offer three billing methods. Credi...

Add a Credit Card or Prepaid Card

To help make payments convenient for you, we accept Visa, Discover, Diners Club, Diners Club International, Mastercard, and American Express. We also accept prepaid cards. Add a...

Add a PayPal Account

To help make paying your freelancers as easy as possible, we accept a number of billing methods, including PayPal. Add PayPal as a Billing Method Go to Settings  ›  Billing Me...

Pay by Bank Account

The option to enroll in bank account billing will only be available to those with a qualifying Upwork billing history. If you see it as an option in your Billing Methods, you ar...

Pay in Local Currency

Prices on Upwork are listed in U.S. Dollars ($ USD) but because we operate globally, billing is often done in local currency for your convenience. If you prefer to pay in USD, y...

Remove Billing Method

All clients must have a verified payment method on file at all times. It is possible to add multiple credit cards or PayPal accounts, but you can only set one as your primary pa...

Financial Transactions are Limited

At times, we need to place a temporary hold on your account. We know this can be alarming, but rest assured in most cases it’s easy to resolve the issue quickly. If you’ve recei...

Active Credit Card - Account Suspended

In some cases, we may place a temporary restriction on your account shortly before the account’s associated credit card expires. We do this to ensure an active, valid billing me...

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