Hire Employees & Contractors


Compliantly hire your distributed team members in


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Hiring in


isn't so simple. Borderless can help.

To hire new employees in


, your business must have a local legal entity or an Employer of Record like Borderless in place already. Then there’s the management of local employment compliance, taxes, benefits, payroll, and more. Hiring contractors poses similar challenges.

Borderless handles all of that for you, so you can focus on getting to work with your new team member in


while staying fully compliant with local laws and compliance.

Primary Language

Arabic, Tamazight (Berber)


Algerian dinar (د.ج, DZD)

Payroll Frequency


Public Holidays

12 days

Employer Taxes


Cost of Living Index

28.31 (2021)

Statutory Leave

30 days

Sick Leave

15 days at 50% pay

Maternity Leave

14 weeks

Important: Risks of misclassification

In many countries like


, the treatment of employees and contractors is different. If you misclassify a new team member, you could be subjected to penalties and fines. Let Borderless get this right for you, so you don’t have to worry.

Payment Information

Minimum Wage

DZD 20,000 per month.

Overtime Pay

Overtime is paid at 150% of the hourly rate, and may not exceed 8 hours per week or 12 hours a day.

Additional Pay

There is no additional pay detail for Algeria.

Payroll Cycle

For all Borderless customers, payments will be made in monthly instalments by the last day of the month.

Employer Costs & Taxes

9.00% - Social Insurance contributions

Employee Costs & Taxes

  • 0% - up to 240,000 DZD
  • 23% - 240,001 DZD to 480,000 DZD
  • 27% - 480,001 DZD to 960,000 DZD
  • 30% - 960,001 DZD to 1,920,000 DZD
  • 33% - 1,920,001 DZD to 3,840,000 DZD
  • 35% - above 3, 840,000 DZD

Employment Information

Termination Process

All employers must provide a reason for termination with just cause to the employee.

Compensation is entitled if the employee has worked over 2 years and was terminated for reasons outside of misconduct.

Notice period

The notice period is generally based on the employee's tenure and skill level: 

  • General staff are entitled to 6 months of notice, plus 5 days per year of service; capped at 30 extra days
  • Managerial and higher-level staff are entitled to 12 months of notice, plus 5 days per year of service; capped at 30 days

Probation Period

The average probation period is 6 months for general staff, and 12 months for managerial staff.

Severance Details

Severance is entitled to employees that are dismissed without proper notice or liquidation.

  • General severance is one month's pay
  • Two months for those that were let go due to redundancy or liquidation
Benefits of working in a country abroad

Borderless Benefits Packages in


When the world is your competition, it pays to incentivize new hires and existing alike. Borderless benefits packages typically include:

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Contributions

Learn how to hire quickly and easily in


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