I have the same issue. I have tried to hire through credit card (VISA) and Paypal, but nothing works.
I hope you can help s.t. I can hire someone for my project.
Please go to your account settings and chose top tab on left, ''My Info''. Kindly, try adding address details and phone number in order to fix this error.
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