Its free to create a profile, a project and make a proposal.
However, a commission is applied to the professional and the costs related to the service provided is valid if the customer make the deal with the freelancer.
The cost of service is 4.5% once a contract is made regardless of the payment method, and the minimum amount of that service cost is USD $2 USD. All the costs is paid by the customer and is informed at checkout.
The costs is dynamic and depends on the payment method chosen and the country where the customer is. The costs are informed at checkout and it's applied to all payments, regardless of whether or not you contract payment.
A freelancer can contrat a benefit plan at Workana, but it's not an obligation. The plans are a possibility to receive more benefits and improve the daily life of the freelancer :)