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

Urdu, English, Punjabi


Pakistani rupee

Payroll Frequency


Public Holidays

17 days

Employer Taxes


Cost of Living Index


Statutory Leave

24 days after 1 year

Sick Leave

24 days

Maternity Leave

18 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

The monthly minimum wage in Pakistan is PFR 25,000.

Overtime Pay

Pakistani overtime law is governed by the Shops and Establishments Ordinance. It states that any employee shall be judged to have worked overtime if they work more than 9 hours in one day or 48 hours in one week.

Pakistani law requires that any employee that has worked overtime should be paid double their typical hourly rate.

Additional Pay

There are no additional payments required in Pakistan.

Payroll Cycle

Wages can be paid as frequently as possible but must be disbursed at least once a month.

Employer Costs & Taxes

  • 5%: Pension

Employee Costs & Taxes

  • 1%: Pension
  • 40 PKR: Healthcare insurance

Employment Information

Termination Process

Employee contracts can be terminated when written notice with a reasonable justification is provided.

Notice period

Pakistani law, requires that long-term employees receive one month's notice prior to termination. Otherwise, employers can decide to pay one month's severance pay in lieu of providing notice.

Probation Period

Pakistani probation periods can last up to three months.

Severance Details

Employees that are terminated for any reason other than misconduct are entitled to severance benefits equivalent to a month’s wages for every year spent with an employer.

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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