- Fee & Charges

Buyer Fees

  • does not charge a fee to the Buyers/Employers. only passes on payment processing fee (charged by third party payment processors) on deposit of funds as follows:

    Deposit payment method Currency Fee
    Bank Transfer INR No charge
    Credit/Debit Cards / Netbanking INR 2.0% to 2.8%
    Paypal USD Paypal Fee
    Credit Cards (International) USD 2.9% + $0.30

Seller Fees

  • charges Sellers/Freelancers a Service Fee of 8% to 10% on all billed works as per their membership plan. Check out our Membership Plans
  • When a Seller/Freelancer withdraws funds from his Wallet, passes on any fee incurred to process the payment (by third party payment processors) as a withdrawal fee, which is as follows:

    Withdrawal Currency Withdrawal Method Fee
    INR Bank Transfer in India No charge
    USD Paypal Paypal Fee
    USD Payoneer Bank Transfer Payoneer Fee ($3.00)
    USD Payoneer Account No charge
    USD Bank Transfer $25

  • To ensure quality proposals, Sellers/Freelancers have an allotment of 20 free proposals per month (Non-premium Account) and they can purchase extra proposals when the free proposals are exhausted. The charge for extra proposal credits is as follows:

    Proposal Credits USD INR
    5 4 200
    10 6 300
    25 12 600
    50 20 1000

  • A Seller/Freelancer can pay a "Feature Fee" if he decides to further increase his chances of winning work on The latest rates for these "Feature Fee" can be found here.

*When a user's monthly proposal limit is exhausted and he does not buys extra proposal credits then he will be charged INR 50 Fee per Proposal Credit whenever his service is purchased.

*When the User recieves funds in his Bank account, their Financial Institutions may impose a currency coversion charge if they are withdrawing money in their local currency, which should be borne by the User.

*Charges paid for add-ons like "FEATURED", "TOP CONTEST", "URGENT", "SEALED" etc are NON REFUNDABLE charges and they will not be refunded to the user under any circumstances.

* In case of withdrawls in USD there might be currency exchange fee depending on the current exchange rates.

* Project Refunds In case when a project is refunded after 30 days from the date of project awarded with mutual consent of both 'freelancer' and 'cusotmer', Truelancer will charge a fee of $50 or 5% of total project value to the 'customer'. Also the 'freelancer' creates a risk of their account being suspended permanently.

Offers, Discounts & Credits

  • Zero Fee Offer Users will be paid a maximum of USD 10 under this offer from the fee deducted for the client refered by the user.
  • TL Cash Credits A maximum of 10% amount of the total payment can be used from TL Cash Credits during the payment. Users can use full TL Cash credit over one or multiple payments to the freelancers for the work.

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