How Do I Apply to Rev?

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How do I apply to become a freelancer?

How to apply

To apply to work as a freelance transcriptionist, captioner, or subtitler, please visit our website at

  • Take a quick quiz to demonstrate your English language and grammar skills.
  • Submit a transcription or caption sample, which will be reviewed to ensure it meets customer quality expectations.
  • If you are approved, you'll be able to register and start earning right away.

*Note: There are different versions of the transcription application. If your application experience is slightly different from what is mentioned above, that's okay.


Create a flexible work schedule

Freelancing allows you to work as much or as little as you want, whenever you want.

Choose from a variety of projects

Enjoy selecting from a variety of projects that actually interest you. Our vast network of customers means a steady stream of freelancing jobs to choose from.

Get paid weekly

  • Receive weekly payouts via PayPal. Rev is on-time and dependable.
  • Transcriptionist/Captioner pay ranges from $.30-$1.10/video or audio minute.
  • Subtitler pay ranges from $1.50-$3.00/video minute.


After you apply

You will typically hear back from us within a 4-12 weeks, though at times it may take longer. Please see our Prospective Revver Announcement.



  • Rev does not accept applications from anyone under the age of 18.
  • Due to regulatory changes, Rev is no longer accepting freelancer applications from California.
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