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How do I verify my location using Government ID?

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

 

I've shared your concern with the team, and one of our team members will reach out to you directly via a support ticket to assist you in verifying your location. Thank you!


-Joanne
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Kathy D Member Since: Feb 16, 2018
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Hi, I would appreciate some advice on how to proceed. I need to verify my location using ID. I do not have a passport nor do I have a valid driving license (it is out of date by about 10 years). What I do have is a government-issued voting ID card that has my photo on it along with my name. I have tried to submit this but the only two options is either under Passport or Driving license and neither accepts this photo ID. Can someone please help me find where I can upload my ID? Please and thank you.

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

 

I shared your account details with the team, and one of our team members will reach out to you directly via a support ticket to assist you with your verification process. Thank you!


-Joanne
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