Pay freelancers via ProZ.com

Would you like happier freelancers? Is payment taking too much time?

ProZ*Pay has been built for you. Offer more options, on your terms, and help your freelancers keep more:

  • Fund later* or pay immediately via major credit cards, PayPal
  • Less money lost to fees
  • Freelancer identity,  payability and tax paperwork are handled for you
  • *NEW Are your freelancers interested in getting paid prior to the due date? Business members with a Blue Board over 4.2 are eligible for payment advances. 

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SETUP PAYMENTS
  • Ready to make one payment, now? Your service provider has a custom payment link, or that link is available via 'Send payment' from the ProZ.com profile
  • Do you have many professionals to pay? Enter payees and amounts using the list builder
  • Fund payments your way (bank transfer, PayPal, Skrill)

Be sure to note who is responsible for paying the transfer fees. 

When fees are paid by the outsourcer, a convenience fee is added to the invoice to cover fees for making payments. Business members pay 3%, professional members 5% and others 7% to make payments.

Using ProZ*Pay to get paid your way? Professionals may find out more here

"I've found ProZ Pay™ to be a very transparent and convenient way to track and receive payments from clients. There are no hidden fees, and it ensures that both you and your client are on the same page and are committed to meeting payment and project deadlines. I highly recommend it!" ~ Charlie Higgins 

What is ProZ*Pay?
A payment service for LSPs 

Who can use ProZ*Pay? 
Any outsourcer can use ProZ*Pay. ProZ.com business members with Blue Board ratings of 4.2 or higher are also eligible for payee to withdraw funds ahead of the due date. 

What is the process for paying?
A  custom payment link is available for profiles at ProZ.com. This may be started from a custom link, from the Send payment link in any ProZ.com profile or linked from an invoice.

To setup multiple payments, identify the freelancers to be paid and amount payable to each. On submission, ProZ.com will coordinate payment methods with the freelancers and invoice for settlement (bank transfer, PayPal, etc.) with your business.

Can freelancers use ProZ*Pay without using ProZ.com invoicing
The service is integrated for one-click payment setup with the invoicing system, but it is not a requirement. 

What do freelancers need to do? 
Freelancers should add payment preferences through their profile to start the ProZ*Pay setup. This is done once, for all LSPs, and may be updated by the freelancer at any time.

How can I check the status of payments?
An administrative dashboard shows the status of each payment. ProZ.com also offers personalized service for request on information for those using ProZ*Pay.

What methods are used to make the payment to freelancers?
The payment method used in each case selected depends on fees and freelancer preference. Bank transfers and PayPal are the primary payment methods.  Personal requests for other payment methods may be accommodated.

Can payments be setup using a spreadsheet?
Yes. A spreadsheet may be uploaded using the CSV form. Personal support is to create this upload also available.

What fees does ProZ.com charge for this service?
When fees are paid by the outsourcer, a service fee is added to the invoice to cover fees for making payments. Business members pay 3%, professional members 5%, and non-members pay 7% to make payments. There are also fees for funding payments with credit cards, PayPal, etc. Please note fees are subject to change.

How does this help freelancers earn more?
Language professionals choose the payment method that is in their best interests based on their personal situation.

Are all professionals eligible for payment via ProZ*Pay?
Payment to professionals in Belarus, Congo (Kinshasa), Cuba, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast,  Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Myanmar (Burma), North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen and Zimbabwe is not allowed at this time.

How do I get started?
Setup payments using the ProZ*Pay tools.  Or,  schedule a time to speak with a ProZ.com staff member.