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Direct Contracts Disputes

We developed Direct Contracts to give you an easy way to invoice and receive payments from your clients who do not have an Upwork account. Since you already know these clients, ...

How to stay safe with Direct Contracts

You can use our platform to work with a client who doesn’t already have an Upwork account. We call these relationships Direct Contracts, and we want you to use them in a safe an...

How to Accept and Fund a Direct Contract

At Upwork, we’re committed to helping you connect with the talent and expertise you need. With Direct Contracts, you can easily work with independent professionals in over 180 c...

Direct Contracts with Clients

Direct Contracts let you manage contracts in the Upwork platform with your clients who don’t have an Upwork account. Enjoy the benefits of escrow services, simple contract manag...

Direct Contracts with Freelancers

It doesn’t matter if it’s a small project or a big one, short-term or long-term. We understand how important it is to work with the right person, because a good connection can l...

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