Contest - Payment

How much does a contest cost for freelancers?

Submitting entries to a contest is free for all the participants. 

If you are the winning freelancer, contest fees will be charged when the prize money is released to your account after the Handover Process. The fee depends on the type of membership you are enrolled in.

Do I have to pay to enter?

No, entry is free for designers. The contest holder has paid to organise this contest and strongly encourages you to participate!

What currency is accepted for payment?

Contests support all the Freelancer currencies including: USD, AUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, HKD, INR, CLP, JMD, IDR, MXN, SEK, JPY, MYR, NZD, PHP, PLN, SGD, ZAR.

What payment methods are accepted?

Here are Freelancer's accepted payment methods.

When do I get paid?

Designers, the prize money is released once the contest holder accepts your design files and completes the design handover process.

Can I choose the currency I get paid in?

You will be paid in the currency in which the contest is listed.

How can I be sure I'll get paid after completing the design handover?

Designers, as soon as the contest holder downloads the design files the prize money is automatically released to you! Either party is able to Contact Support if they encounter any problems during this process.

Note: The prize money is released automatically if the design files are not accepted within the 14-day deadline.

What can I do if the contest holder doesn't pay me?

If contest holder declared you the contest winner but hasn't completed the design handover please Contact Support so we can investigate for you.

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