How to Withdraw Money from Upwork?

How to Withdraw Money from Upwork being a Pakistani Freelancer?

Over the next few years, almost 45% of the USA population will be turning to freelancer work. We know that freelancing is becoming a primary source of income for many workers. It is possible, according to a report, that 90% of the business in the USA wants to hire an independent professional to power their business and also to spread broad talent all over the globe. Several websites provide a platform for freelancers to show their skills. Some of the top websites are: 

  • Upwork

  • Freelancers

  • Fiverr

  • Peopleperhour


Upwork is a marketplace for freelancers in various fields that helps to find professional projects, it also helps to communicate with clients, and you get your payment for work. For beginners, or if you are new to freelancing, you can rack up your valuable experience without having a pitch to valued clients. 

Priority of work

Among all freelancers' websites, Upwork is one of the best freelancing websites because of its protected privacy. Approx 5 million clients rely on Upwork to discover the top quality talents to complete their sensitive and complex tasks. The calculated stats are around 12 million registered freelancers on Upwork, earning a handsome amount per hour. 

Upwork's Payment Procedures For Freelancers

The payment procedure in Upwork is based on different mediums. At present, Pakistanis working with Upwork can avail of only five types of cash withdrawal sources. You can withdraw your payment from a direct local bank, and you can even get your money via PayPal (which are also third-party vendors). Direct transfer from a US bank is also one of the ways by which you can receive money. You can also obtain your payment via Payoneer and from Wire transfer, also known as USD. 


Best Payment Method For Pakistani Freelancers

The best convenient payment method for Pakistani freelancers is a local bank transfer. You can also withdraw your payment via Payoneer, and from that, you can transfer it to a jazz cash account. 

 What Should One Do If You Need Urgent Money?

 As we know that the payment method takes at least 10-12 days, but what should 1 do if they need the payment as urgent as 2-3 days? So what is the safest and easiest way to transfer the amount? So, in that case, you must opt for PayPal, as it is the fastest and most secure service. Though, PayPal is not operating in Pakistan unless having an account in the banks of the USA or UK.

 How to get PayPal account?

The excellent news, VC Filing has started to support many Pakistani freelancers who are not a resident of the US. They also help you to make a bank account in the USA. VC Filing also helps you in many ways, as you don't have to book a flight to look after your legal matters, and also they make sure that your precious time doesn't waste at all and try their best to make you open an account of PayPal. 

If you want to open a PayPal account from Pakistan, click here. How To Open PayPal Account From Pakistan?

 Final Verdict

Upwork allows freelancers to get a secured payment procedure via PayPal and direct deposit in banks or Wire transfers. All the payments are made on an hourly basis or weekly basis. The amount is made once you and the client have reviewed the work. The payment procedure is done within ten workings days. VC Filing is one of the best and most reliable services that look after all your legal matters in this period. We hope this article will be helpful for you.