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



Omani Rial (ر.ع., OMR)

Payroll Frequency


Public Holidays

10 days

Employer Taxes


Cost of Living Index


Statutory Leave

30 days

Sick Leave

10 days

Maternity Leave

50 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

OMR 325 per month.

Overtime Pay

The standard working hours are 9 hours per day and 45 hours per week. The maximum overtime per day is 12 hours and overtime pay is at 1.25 time the employee's regular wage and 1.5 time for nighttime overtime hours.

Additional Pay

  • Hajj Pilgrimage leave: Employees who have worked for at least a year are entitled to have 15 days to participate in the Hajj pilgrimage.
  • Exam leave: Employees who are in school are entitled up to 15 days leave to take exams.
  • Marriage leave: Employees can have up to 3 days to get married.

Payroll Cycle

For all Borderless customers, employee payments will be made in equal monthly installments on or before the last working day of each calendar month, payable in arrears.

Employer Costs & Taxes

  • 10.5%: Social Security
  • 1%: Occupational Injury and Disease
  • 1%: Job Security Fund

Employee Costs & Taxes

There is no income tax for individuals in Oman.

Employment Information

Termination Process

The employer must have sufficient grounds to terminate an employee. The employer needs to provide a notice period and severance pay as well.

Notice period

The notice period in Oman is 30 days.

Probation Period

The maximum probation period is 3 months, however it is not mandatory.

Severance Details

Employees who worked for 3 years or less are entitled to 15 days' salary for their severance package and employees who worked for more than 3 years are entitled to 30 days' 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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