Ruprr Fees and Charges

For Buyers

For a buyer, Ruprr is FREE OF COST to

  • Sign up
  • Browse freelancer’s profile & portfolio
  • View service listings of freelancers
  • Post project
  • Receive proposals & bids from freelancers
  • Discuss project details & requirements with freelancer
Projects ?

Projects are jobs/ tasks posted by buyers to hire expert freelance skills. Freelancers are free to bid on these projects and when deliverables are finalized between both parties, these projects are treated as orders. Posting projects is FREE OF COST.

Other Fees ?

The following flat rate fees are charged when buyers avail extra services.

Post a Project ? FREE
*Featured ? USD 10
*Urgent ? USD 5
*Private ? USD 10
*Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) ? USD 15
*Sealed ? USD 5
*Priority ? USD 5
*Extend ? USD 5

*Future Functionality

Services ?

When a service is ordered, buyer is required to a pay sum corresponding to the total price of service bought. This payment is held in an escrow account and protected by Ruprr Milestone Payment System. The payment is released only after successful delivery of the services.


For Sellers

Ruprr is FREE OF COST to

  • Sign up
  • Create a profile
  • Select skills
  • Upload a portfolio
  • Create a service
  • Discuss project details & requirements with the buyer
  • Bid on projects (free members receive 20 bids per month)

*Bid upgrades can be purchased.

Projects ?

If a seller /freelancer is awarded a fixed price project, a project fee relative to the value of the selected bid is charged as an introduction fee. If you are subsequently paid more than the original bid amount, we will also charge the project fee on any overage payments.

The fee for fixed price projects is 10% or USD 3 whichever is greater.

Services ?

Service Listing is FREE OF COST. If a freelancer is hired, fee of 20% of the total service price is charged. This amount is directly deducted from the freelancer’s payment.

*Preferred Freelancer Program ?

A Preferred Freelancer will be charged 10% project fee when on accepting a buyer project. This will not be charged upfront, like on regular projects, but only when the payment is received.

Membership Plans

Freelancer has access to a choice of membership plans. These membership plans give flexibility of payment along with additional services. An individual can either be a buyer or freelancer as a free member, or gain additional benefits as a paid member by upgrading to a paid plan.

Memberships are both on monthly and annual basis and renewed according to the anniversary of your subscription, unless cancelled. In case of insufficient funds membership maybe renewed upto 30 days, until funds are made available.

Freelancers also have the liberty to cancel membership anytime from the user settings page, ceasing all billing as subscription period expires (without incurring any additional costs).

View our membership plans

Other Fees

The following fees are optionally charged for additional services. Unless otherwise specified according to the benefits of a paid membership plan:

Bid Fees
Bidding on projects ? FREE
*Sponsored bid ? 1% of bid amount (minimum USD 4, maximum USD 50) if awarded.
*Highlight Bid ? 50 cents
Service/ Freelancer Listing
Service /Freelancer Listing ? FREE
*Priority Service/ Freelancer Listing ? USD 5
Exams
* Taking an exam ? Dependent on exam, as specified prior to purchase. Ranging from FREE to USD 5, USD 10 or USD 15.
Transaction Fees
Transaction fees incurred for using Credit Card, PayPal. 15 cents + 2%
Local Bank Deposit FREE
International Wire Transfer USD 7
Arbitration Fees

The arbitration fee for a milestone dispute is USD 3 or 2.5%, whichever is greater.

Ruprr’s dispute resolution system allows both parties to resolve issues regarding milestone payments amongst themselves without arbitration.

After 4 days of a dispute being filed (or 7 days if the dispute is filed by the freelancer) either party may elect to move the dispute to paid arbitration. The other party will then have a further 4 days to agree to pay this fee and for both parties to submit any final evidence. If the other party fails to pay within time, they will lose the dispute.

The arbitration fee will then be refunded to the winner of the dispute.

Withdrawal Fees

The arbitration fee for a milestone dispute is USD 3 or 2.5%, whichever is greater.

Express Withdrawal FREE
PayPal FREE
Payoneer Debit Card FREE
International Wire USD 10

We impose a minimum withdrawal of USD 20.

Maintenance Fee

For User Accounts that have not logged in for 6 months, a maintenance fee of upto USD 5 per month will be charged (until either the account is terminated or reactivated for storage, bandwidth, support and management costs of providing hosting of the user's profile, portfolio storage, listing in directories, file storage and message storage). These fees will be refunded upon request by users on succeeding reactivation.

Taxes

Taxes are applicable as per the prevailing country laws.