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Account Registration and Withdrawal Process

Compensation

The amount of compensation you receive for completing your job will be indicated in your Workshift account. The amount shown will be the net amount after the system usage fee is deducted from the contract amount.

For more details concerning the system usage fee, please refer to the link below.
Workshift User Fee

Registration of your Bank or Paypal Account

If you wish to be paid by PayPal or if you wish your money to be transferred to your local bank account, you need to 1) register your account information and 2) fill in money transfer instructions.

  1. Please register your account information from the link below.
    Register Bank Information

  2. Please enter money transfer instructions from the link below.
    Manage Bank Account

Minimum Balance

You must have at least ¥5,000 in your Workshift account for your money to be transferred to your bank or Paypal account.

Balance in your Workshift Account

You can check your Workshift account balance from the link below.
Account Balance

Date of Transfer

At Workshift all payments to users are made on the last business day of each month. Money transfer instructions must be made by the 15th of the month for your money to be transferred in the end of the month.

For money transferred to overseas bank accounts, it normally takes 3 to 5 business days from the last business day of the month when payments are processed.(The timing of payment varies depending on the country.)

Alternatively, you can choose the automatic payout system whereby Workshift will payout to your registered account at the end of every month. A minimum balance of ¥5,000 in your Workshift account is required.

Important

All transfer fees are borne by the freelancer. For more information, please refer to the link below by our remittance bank (Rakuten Bank). Other charges may apply to you such as inter-bank charges depending on your institution’s policies.

Japan domestic remittance bank fees(Rakuten Bank)
Overseas remittance bank fees(Rakuten Bank)

As of April 2018 the remittance fee charged by Rakuten Bank when sending money to overseas banks is:
- When the remittance procedure is made in non-Japanese currency: ¥1,000
- When the remittance procedure is made in Japanese currency: ¥3,500

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