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Purpose code for Graphic Freelaning over Fiverr

VijayGir Member Posts: 3
I am from India and not sure what purpose code I should use when I do graphic work on fiverr. There is no code specified for freelancing on the purpose code list by RBI for India. :'(

I saw so many people on so many platforms saying you should select proper code, but there is no code mentioned in the list of provided codes. Before you make any comment check out the codes given( Wow I am not even allowed to share the link for that list page).

and now tell me where is the freelancing code shown. I might be an idiot who is not able to see it properly so please help me, cause I am tired of searching this.

And Payoneer will not allow me to do anything before I put in the code.

Even the support system is not working properly, it does not allow to send a message for support, I am not sure how people get help here at Payoneer. Sorry for my harsh words but I am new here and am not getting any kind of help from the website, I can't find the relevant topic, I can't send message to support, I can't ever chat with the live support so this is what bitter experience I have collected soon after I joined.

Any little help is highly appreciated.


  • KazPayoneer
    KazPayoneer Confirm Email, Member, Administrator Posts: 1,559 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi, @VijayGir. I'm sorry that you've had issues with this. The purpose code, as you know, is required by us for regulatory and compliance reasons so it is important that you select the correct one.

    The reason you aren't seeing a bunch of help on this is because legally, we cannot advise you on which purpose code to use. However, please note that there is not a general "freelancing" selection. You can assume the purpose codes provided are all related to freelancing. Your selection should be the most specific choice within your freelancing.

    For example, people may work as a freelance graphic designer. You'd then make the most accurate selection on that list; the selection that best demonstrates what you do as a freelancer.

    Although we still can't advise which one to select, please do your best to choose your specific line of business _within _the freelancing industry of work.

  • VijayGir
    VijayGir Member Posts: 3
    > @KazPayoneer said:
    But I am still not able to understand what code should I use. I have read the codes lots of times , still I can not make the selection what code should I use. Please help me with the selection, I am a freelancer graphics designer.

    Please provide some good quality of suggestion.
  • KazPayoneer
    KazPayoneer Confirm Email, Member, Administrator Posts: 1,559 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hello again, @VijayGir

    To reiterate what I stated in the previous post, we're not able to provide assistance on what purpose code that you should use. I have gone through the purpose codes myself and noticed a number of selections that you can make if you identify yourself as a "freelance graphics designer", but ultimately it is up to you. You may have to get a bit creative, but we here at Payoneer are not able to dictate or provide any in-depth assistance on which to use.

    Please take a thorough look at the purpose code list, and decide which one will best describe the work that you do.

    I encourage you to ask the members of this message board for assistance if you are still unable to make a selection.


  • VijayGir
    VijayGir Member Posts: 3
    @KazPayoneer Thank you for your reply. I was hoping somebody, some member here from India or anywhere who works on fiverr could reply to me. The thing is that the more I check the purpose code list the more confused I am getting.

    Okay one simple question, how does this purpose code effect our account? It is something related to the taxes or we got to provide the proof for the purpose code, like anything?

    Or we we can just simply select the code that we feel might suit our work, does i really effect us in anyway please... :smile:
  • KazPayoneer
    KazPayoneer Confirm Email, Member, Administrator Posts: 1,559 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hey @VijayGir, we only ask for a purpose code because we're required to have it for your account on record so that we remain in compliance with Indian banking regulations. You only to submit it once, and would not have an effect on your account afterwards but it is required information that we ask.

    Please do your best to select the code that best suits the work you do.

    Thank you!