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Re: Submit profile for review

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Petra R Member Since: Aug 3, 2011
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@Cristina M wrote:

I have submitted my application a few days ago.

I heard it takes usually 24 hours to get an answer as to whether you've been approved or not.


 I doubt your profile pic will fly unless you are a Smurf.

Fairly non-descript overview and worst of all - no portfolio!

Without a meaningful portfolio you might as well forget it considering you are trying to break into what is one of the most competitive and cut-throat categories on the platform.


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


It looks like you haven't submitted your profile for a review yet. Please, log into your account on, make sure all the fields are completed and then click Review Application at the bottom of the page.

Please add to your account real photo of yourself. We wish you a positive outcome with this, thank you.



~ Bojan
Active Member
Sylvia N Member Since: Jun 23, 2016
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How do I submit my profile for review? I can't see the button for submit.


Thank you in advance.


Kind regards,



Community Manager
Vladimir G Community Manager Member Since: Oct 31, 2014
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Hi Sylvia,


I've checked and you don't need to submit your profile for review. However, you do need to enter your address on your Contact Info and Tax Information pages (click on your photo in the upper-right corner > Settings).

Active Member
Melissa P Member Since: Jul 9, 2017
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how can I submit my profile for review? And how do I know if it is accepted?

Thank you!



Community Manager
Valeria K Community Manager Member Since: Mar 6, 2014
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Hi Melissa,


Your account has been approved. You can continue working on your profile to improve it, add more information about your own experience and skills and better describe what you are able to offer clients on Upwork.

~ Valeria
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Albert A Member Since: Nov 24, 2018
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How do i submit my profile? And how do i know if i get accepted? Thanks in advance!

Avery O Moderator Member Since: Nov 23, 2015
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Hi Albert, 

I can confirm that your profile has already been accepted. Welcome to Upwork! 


For help getting started, please read up on the freelancer resources for great tips and insights on how you can work successfully on the platform. For more information about working safely through Upwork, please read these tips for avoiding questionable jobs.


Good luck!

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Aditi B Member Since: Feb 25, 2019
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I have submitted my profile about a week back, stilll havent heard from upwork. Wrote to the upwork support team asking them about the same and they asked me to click on the review button and resubmit my profile. I filled in all the details, not sure what is the next step. I see no Submit button so I am assuming just filling in all the information and click the review profile button should be enough.

Avery O Moderator Member Since: Nov 23, 2015
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Hi Aditi, 

I apologise for the delay. I'll follow up your account with the team handling the profile reviews so that they can proceed with reviewing your account.