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Location Selection Expanding to UK Clients

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Bojan S Moderator Member Since: Mar 9, 2018
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Hi Raul,

 

We'll have one of our agents reach out to you directly and assist you further with your verification process, thank you.

~ Bojan
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Lindea Y Member Since: Dec 24, 2018
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Same issue, I do not have a UK passport but I have lived in the UK for more than 5 years and still live here. I have reached out to your agents and their answer is "there is nothing they can do about it."

Is this a way for upwork to discriminate against people who live legally in a different country than the country they are a citizen in? Also, do you have any plans to solve this? As I have sent in my ID and a proof of my address and it was still "nothing to be done about it because this is out of scope of their support."

 

I would very much appreciate a proper answers. 

 

Thank you. 

 

 

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Karlo B Member Since: Jan 3, 2019
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Hi,

 

I'm a Croatian citizen living in the UK, I can provide bank statements as proof of address (and Croatian ID and/or passport). Please have someone from the support team contact me as-well to assist me in the location verification process.

 

Thank you.

 

 

Kind regards

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Goran V Moderator Member Since: Mar 24, 2017
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Hi Karlo,

One of our team members will reach out to you shortly and assist you further with the verification, thank you.


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Christina P Member Since: Jan 16, 2019
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Hi,

I am a norwegian citizen living in the UK (Glasgow, Scotland), so I don't have a british passport OR a driver's licence.

Is there anyway of verifying without these documents?

Best,
Christina P. **Edited for community guidelines**

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Bojan S Moderator Member Since: Mar 9, 2018
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Hi Christina,

 

We'll have one of our team members reach out to you directly and advise your further regarding acceptable documents for your verification process, thank you.

~ Bojan
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Madi T Member Since: Jan 17, 2019
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Hiya there!

 

I have just joined Upwork, and I am not very sure that I know how this location thing works...

I am spanish but been living in Glasgow (UK) for almost 3 years, unfortunately that is not time enough to apply for the citizenship and therefore I don´t have an UK passport and my driving license is spanish...So it seems impossible for me to apply to any of the UK jobs I´ve been seeing...is there any alternative solution to this?

I can provide proof of address or my Nin as well, please let me know.

 

Thanks in advance,

M.

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Goran V Moderator Member Since: Mar 24, 2017
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Hi Madi,

 

One of our team members will reach out to you via ticket and assist you further with verifying your location, thank you.


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Charlotte F Member Since: Jan 20, 2019
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Hi,

 

Like other members in this thread, I live in the UK but I don't have a British passport or driver's licence to get verified. I have dual citizenship (French and British) so I could provide a British Citizenship Certificate, French ID or proof of address (NIN, etc.).

 

Would it please be possible to be verified without the required documents?

 

Many thanks,

Charlotte

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Bojan S Moderator Member Since: Mar 9, 2018
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Hi Charlotte,

 

One of our team members will reach out to you directly via support ticket and assist you further with your verification process. Thank you.

~ Bojan
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