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Re: EU citizen based in UK not able to verify location

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Joanne Marie P Moderator Member Since: Nov 26, 2017
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Hi Richard,

 

One of our agents will reach out and assist you directly via a support ticket. Thank you!


-Joanne
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Kornelia T Member Since: Mar 15, 2020
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Jobs with location requirement - I am a European citizen living in the UK for 7 years and I am not able to use up work for UK because you ask for a British passport or a British driving license. I find it extremely discriminatory. I can prove my location in another way but you’re not giving any options. How could you fix the situation?

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Joanne Marie P Moderator Member Since: Nov 26, 2017
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Hi Kornelia,

 

I'm sorry for any trouble this may have caused you. Please know that Upwork doesn't tolerate discrimination. I've shared your concern with the team, and one of our agents will reach out and assist you directly via a support ticket in completing the location verification process. Thank you.


-Joanne
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Adriana S Member Since: Dec 28, 2017
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Hello everyone,

 

I've recently joined UpWork and while trying to verify my UK location, I've realized there are only two official ways to do so: with a British passport or a British driving license. The problem is I have none of these. I have bank statements, work agreements and tenancy agreements. Is there any way that I could verify my location with one of these?

Thank you, much appreciated.

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Joanne Marie P Moderator Member Since: Nov 26, 2017
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Hi Adriana,

 

One of our team members will reach out and assist you directly in completing the location verification process. Thank you. 


-Joanne
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Harry B Member Since: Mar 22, 2020
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Hi, im trying to set up a an account and when i submit my UK driving license as a identity check the upwork system does not reconigise it. 

 

I am unable to contact any support staff to un lock my account, any help here?

 

thank you 

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Joanne Marie P Moderator Member Since: Nov 26, 2017
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Hi Harry,

 

I checked your account, and it seems like you already have reached out to our team directly. One of our team members will update your ticket and assist you further in verifying your location. Thank you!


-Joanne
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Nabil V Member Since: Mar 29, 2020
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Hi Guys

Hope you are well.

i need to send some proposals for a UK client but i am EU but will become British soon.

what can i do?

thanks

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Joanne Marie P Moderator Member Since: Nov 26, 2017
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Hi Nabil,

 

I've shared your concern with the team, and one of our team members will reach out to you directly via ticket. Thanks!


-Joanne
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Adrien B Member Since: Apr 3, 2020
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I'm trying to respond to jobs in the UK. I am French. I live in London. I don't drive a car as it's pointless in London. I've been living here for 10 years+, and have the settled status alongside my French passport. How can I apply for jobs in my country if only UK passports or UK driving licences are accepted? 

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