The minute you sign up on Upwork and have your profile approved by the support team it is important to set up payment methods. To set up payment methods on Upwork is easy. Follow me as walk you through a step by step picture walk through of how to get into the settings page and set up payments.
You also need to fill out a tax form showing whether you get your money taxed or not. If you are in Kenya, just select the W-8BEN Form
Step 1: Click on the Dropdown next to your name.
Step 2: Re-enter Password to get into the Settings Page
You may or may not be prompted to re-enter your password in order to enter the settings page.
Step 3 : Click on the Get Paid Tab
Click on the Get Paid Tab on the settings page and a new window will load where you will be possible to Add a new Payment Method. Once you are ready click on Add a new Payment Method.
Step 4: Add a Payment Method
Once the Add a Payment Method loads select the payment method that you want to add. From the options available it is possible to add a Local Funds Transfer, Skrill, Paypal, Direct Bank and Payoneer. Feel free to set up a method that is favorable for you.
I hope this step by step walk through helps anyone interested with setting up a new payment method on upwork. Feel free to drop your comments in the comments section below.