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



Georgian Lari (₾, GEL)

Payroll Frequency


Public Holidays

15 days

Employer Taxes


Cost of Living Index

28.05 (2021)

Statutory Leave

24 days

Sick Leave

30 days

Maternity Leave

126 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

GEL 1300 per month.

Overtime Pay

The standard work week in Georgia is 8 hours per day and 40 hours per week. Overtime pay is mandatory and should be stated in the employment agreement.

Additional Pay

Employees who are adoptive parents are entitled to 550 days off, with the state paying benefits for 90 days up to a maximum of GEL 1,000.

Payroll Cycle

Employee payments will be made in equal monthly instalments, payable in arrears, on or before the last working day of each calendar month.

Employer Costs & Taxes

  • 15% - Corporate tax rate
  • 2% - Pension contribution

Employee Costs & Taxes

  • 20% - Income tax
  • 2% - Pension contribution

Employment Information

Termination Process

A just cause has to be established in order to terminate an employee agreement. For example, fraud, long-term disability, and inability to perform assigned tasks.

Notice period

The minimum mandatory notice period is 30 days.

Probation Period

The minimum probation periods is 90 days and the maximum probation period is 180 days.

Severance Details

Employees are entitled to a severance package equivalent to at least 1 month's wage if they are let go for economic reasons, inability to perform work tasks, or long-term disability.

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


Book your demo of Borderless to help you hire, pay, and take care of new employees and contractors in 170+ countries.

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