It can take up to 24 hours for a profile to be reviewed. Meanwhile, you can update your profile with more information about your skills and experience and include portfolio items, information about your education, previous employment and other experiences.
Hello, I am getting this one after profile creation on your platform.
Your profile is under review
We will email you within 24 hours to let you know if your profile was approved. You will be able to submit proposals if it is approved.
How long should this actually take, since I am not sure it's general process or not.
Can you help for having this approval process more quickly?
As you saw on the message received, it can take up to 24 hours for the review to be completed. Once you are all set, you should be able to start bidding for jobs in the Upwork marketplace.