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



Bhutanese ngultrum (Nu., BTN)

Payroll Frequency


Public Holidays

18 days

Employer Taxes

30% on net earnings

Cost of Living Index

45.07 (2017)

Statutory Leave

18 days

Sick Leave

Minimum of 5 days after 6 months

Maternity Leave

3 months

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

BTN 3750 per month.

Overtime Pay

The standard workweek in Bhutan is 48 hours.

Overtime is entitled at a maximum of 2 hours a day or 12 hours per week.

The rate is determined by the company's internal policies.

Additional Pay

There is no additional pay detail for Bhutan.

Payroll Cycle

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

Employer Costs & Taxes

30% - Corporate income tax

Employee Costs & Taxes

  • No tax - Below 200000
  • 10% -  200001 - 250000
  • 15% - 250001 - 500000
  • 20% - 500001 - 1000000
  • 25% - 1000000+

Employment Information

Termination Process

Both parties are allowed to cancel their contact at any time with proper notice and just cause.

Employers are allowed to dismiss employees without compensation if the worker violates contract terms.

Notice period

The average notice period is 30 days, however there are no set labour laws governing this.

Probation Period

After one year of employment, probation is up to 180 days.

Severance Details

Employees may be entitled to severance after 5 years of employment, and if their contact was terminated instead of dismissed.

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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