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



Mongolian Tughrik (MNT)

Payroll Frequency


Public Holidays

9 days

Employer Taxes

12.5 - 14.5%

Cost of Living Index

33.17 (2021)

Statutory Leave

15 days

Sick Leave

66 days

Maternity Leave

120 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

The minimum wage in Mongolia is MNT 420,000 per month.

Overtime Pay

The standard working hours are 8 hours per day and 40 hours per week. Overtime pay is paid at 1.5 times the employee's base salary and 2 times when the employee works on a public holiday. Time off can be an alternative to overtime pay.

Additional Pay

Parents with children under 3 years of age are entitled to an extended childcare leave. During the employee's leave, it is mandatory that the employer cover the employee's social insurance payments.

Payroll Cycle

Monthly salary must be paid to employees by the 5th of the following month.

Employer Costs & Taxes

  • 8.5%: Pension Insurance
  • 1%: Benefit Insurance 
  • 2%: Health Insurance 
  • 0.8-2.8%: Industrial Accident and Occupational Disease Insurance
  • 0.2%: Unemployment Insurance

Employee Costs & Taxes

  • 10-20%: Personal Income Tax 
  • 8.5%: Pension Insurance
  • 1%: Benefit Insurance 
  • 2%: Health Insurance 
  • 0.2%: Unemployment Insurance

Employment Information

Termination Process

Employment agreement can be terminated by the employer with or without cause.

Notice period

The statutory notice period in Mongolia is 30 days. This applies to both the employer and employee.

Probation Period

The maximum probation period is 3 months.

Severance Details

If the reason for the termination is due to the employee's military duty, the company's bankruptcy, or the employee's retirement age, the employee is eligible for 1 month's wage. Severance pay ranges from one month's salary to four 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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