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



Armenian dram (֏, AMD)

Payroll Frequency


Public Holidays

12 days

Employer Taxes


Cost of Living Index

$ (113 of 139 nations)

Statutory Leave

20 days

Sick Leave

5 days

Maternity Leave

140 days

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

AMD 68,000 per month.

Overtime Pay

The standard working hours are 8 hours per day and 40 hours per week. Overtime hours are paid at 1.5 times the regular wage.

Additional Pay

Work-related illness or injury leave: Workers who are ill or injured on the job are entitled to their normal pay until they are ready to return.

Payroll Cycle

For all Borderless customers, employee payments will be made in equal monthly installments on or before the last working day of each calendar month, payable in arrears.

Employer Costs & Taxes

Total Cost of Employment

Employee Costs & Taxes

As of 2021, the income tax is a flat rate of 22%.

Employment Information

Termination Process

The reason for termination must be a reason that is stated in the Armenia's labor laws. For example, employee is not able to perform job duties, unexcused absences, and fraud.

Notice period

The notice period is determined by the length of employment.

  • Employees who worked for at least 1 year: 2 weeks
  • Employees who worked for 1 - 5 years: 35 days
  • Employees who worked for 5 - 10 years: 42 days
  • Employees who worked for 10 - 15 years: 49 days
  • Employees who worked for more than 15 years: 60 days

Probation Period

Probation period is not a must in Armenia. The maximum probation period is 3 months.

Severance Details

Severance package depends on the length of employment and the reason for termination. The average severance pay ranges from two weeks' salary to one month's salary.

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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