Payment Methods

Setting up Payment Method

Payment method can be set by sending an email to The request should be sent from account holder registered Topcoder email address. Please include the the specific payment method you want to use and its details along with the request. 

Payoneer® You can elect to receive payments through Payoneer either to your Payoneer prepaid MasterCard or by using their Global Bank Transfer service. The Payoneer Bank Transfer Service offers a local bank transfer option (where available) and a wire transfer option. Certain fees may apply. To register, log into your "My topcoder" account and click to "Register with Payoneer" To learn more about Payoneer:

Details Required to link Payoneer Account with Topcoder Payments

  1. Payoneer Customer ID
  2. Payoneer Email Address

PayPal® You can elect to receive payments deposited directly to your PayPal account. Certain fees may apply. Fees to domestic (U.S.) PayPal accounts are equal to $0.30 per transaction + 2.9% of the payment amount. Fees to international PayPal accounts are equal to $.30 per transaction + 3.9% of the payment amount.

  • Can you receive funds via PayPal? Consult this list.
  • If you do not have an account, click here to sign up.
  • Please note: depending on the type of account you set up, you may incur fees when receiving topcoder payments via PayPal.

Details Required to link Paypal Account with Topcoder

  1. Paypal Email Address

Western Union You can elect to be paid via wire transfer through Western Union. There is a US $8 charge for each payment processed by Western Union, which will be deducted from the amount owed to you. You can elect to be paid in either USD or your local currency. However, Western Union does not disclose it's fees to convert to your local currency so we recommend you choose to receive USD. You may then be subject to conversion fees by your local bank.

  • Sign-up for wire transfer payments directly with Western Union Business Payments here (use your topcoder handle as the Payee ID during registration).

Western Union payments are paid twice monthly and not instant.

If you elect to be paid by Western Union, your payment request will be queued and processed semi-monthly, on the 15th and last business day of the month. If the 15th or last day of the month falls on a weekend or holiday, Western Union payments will be processed the next business day.

Details Required to link Western Union Account  with Topcoder

  1. No specific details are required, however you need to email support with a note to set your payment method to Western Union.


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