1. As per my experience of 3 years, HBL works best. I have faced no problems and my payments come through within 1-2 working days.
2. Payoneer, according to me, is not very feasible. Read this:
Let me know if you have any more questions.
Although optional, I'd strongly advise you to enter all the information, to ensure your bank would process your withdrawals without any delays. You can contact your bank to get further information and check about possible incoming remittance fees.
Make sure you also complete the W-8BEN tax information, which you can find by going to Settings > Tax Information.
You last updated this post in January, 2016. I want to know if HBL is still working to reveive payments from Upwork. Actually I want to open a local account and wanted to know if HBL is still a good option. Waiting for your kind reply. Thanks!
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