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First payment

Hello world!

I am completely new here at upowork, and I just finished one job (project - not hourly based).

The employer has already paid to me the correct ammount, but I still cannot withdrawal money from my account.


How is the proccess? When it will be available?

Thanks in advance!

Community Member

Hi Dusan,
The payment will be available after 5 business days.
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Community Manager

Hi Dusan,


When a client releases a milestone payment, it goes through a 5-day security period and will show under the Pending tab of your Overview page (Reports > Overview). That means they are currently subjected to a standard five-day security period and will become available for withdrawal as shown under the date details. The 5-day security period allows the system to process and clear the payments. Please read this article for more information about Fixed-Price Protection.


Thank you! 

~ Bojan
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