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



Euro (€, EUR)

Payroll Frequency


Public Holidays

15 days

Employer Taxes

1.77 - 2.49%

Cost of Living Index

$$ (48 of 140, 2023)

Statutory Leave

20 days

Sick Leave

3 days

Maternity Leave

126 days (70 before birth, 56 after)

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

The minimum wage in Lithuania is 607 EUR per month.

Overtime Pay

The standard working hours are 8 hours per day and 40 hours per week. Overtime pay is mandatory and is paid 1.5 times the employee's regular salary wage. Employees can work a maximum of 48 hours of overtime per week.

Additional Pay

There is no additional pay detail for Lithuania.

Payroll Cycle

Employee payments are paid on a monthly basis.

Employer Costs & Taxes

  • 1.77 - 2.49%

Employee Costs & Taxes

  • 20 - 32%: Personal Income Tax

Employment Information

Termination Process

If an employee is let go due to poor performance, the employer must have given them a performance improvement plan for two months, and the employee must have failed to follow it.

Notice period

The notice period is determined by the length of employment. Employees who have worked for more than 1 year is entitled to one month of notice, meanwhile employees who have worked less than 1 year are entitled to 2 weeks of notice.

Probation Period

There is no mandatory probation periods in Lithuania.

Severance Details

Severance pay is determined by the length of employment and the reason.

Employees who are let go without fault:

  • Employed for more than 1 year: 2 months salaries
  • Employed for less than 1 year: 0.5 month salary

Employees who are let go while on contact: Minimum 6 months salaries

Employees who are let go with just cause:

  • Employed for more than 1 year: 2 times the average remuneration
  • Employed for less than 1 year: 1 average remuneration
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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