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

Kyrgyz, Russian


Kyrgyzstani som (С̲, KGS)

Payroll Frequency

Bi-monthly or monthly

Public Holidays

11 days

Employer Taxes


Cost of Living Index


Statutory Leave

4 weeks

Sick Leave

See Statutory Leave

Maternity Leave

19 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

KGS 1,970 per month.

Overtime Pay

The standard working hours is 8 hours per day and 40 hours per week. Overtime payment is mandatory and must be paid at least time and half of the employee's normal wage for the first two hours and double for following hours.

Additional Pay

Parents of a newborn are entitled to up to 36 months of unpaid leave.

Payroll Cycle

Employees aFor Borderless customers, all employee payments will be made in equal monthly installments on or before the last working day of each calendar month, payable in paid on a monthly basis.  

Employer Costs & Taxes

  • 2.25%: Social contributions (i.e., 2% to the obligatory social security fund & 0.25% to employees’ health fund)
  • 15%: Pension contributions

Employee Costs & Taxes

Single, flat tax rate

Employment Information

Termination Process

Just cause must be established in order to terminate employee agreements. For example, fraud and work-related offences.

Notice period

The notice period must be at least 1 month before the employee is terminated. The notice period can be decreased to 2 weeks if the employee is incapable of performing job responsibilities or the employee has health issues.

Probation Period

The maximum probation period in Kyrgyzstan is 3 months for general employees and 6 months for managerial roles.

Severance Details

Employees who are terminated without just cause are eligible for a severance pay of up to 12 months' 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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