Hire Employees & Contractors


Compliantly hire your distributed team members in


Person working on laptop

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

Spanish and Guaraní


Paraguyan Guaraní (PYG)

Payroll Frequency

Weekly, Bi-Weekly, or Monthly

Public Holidays

11 days

Employer Taxes


Cost of Living Index


Statutory Leave

12 - 30 days

Sick Leave

Employees with a justified illness are entitled to sick leave. 50% of their salary is paid by the government, and 50% is paid by the employer.

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 minimum wage in Paraguay is PYG 2,289,324.

Overtime Pay

Overtime during dayshifts: 150% of employees regular rate of pay

Overtime during nightshifts: 200% of employees regular rate of pay

Additional Pay

Employees are legally entitled to receive a 13th-month salary, commonly referred to as a Christmas Bonus. It generally equates to one month’s salary and is paid out in December. 

Payroll Cycle

For all Borderless customers, employee payments will be made in equal monthly installments on or before the last working day.

Employer Costs & Taxes

  • Commercial Entity
    Social Security 
  • Financial Entity
    17%: Social Security

Employee Costs & Taxes

  • Commercial Entity
    Social Security
  • Financial Entity
    11%: Socal Security 

Employment Information

Termination Process

Notice of termination must be provided in writing.

Notice period

The notice period in Paraguay is one day.

Probation Period

Unqualified workers: 30 days

Skilled workers: 60 days

Highly-skilled workers: Generally six months, however, it’s up to the discretion of the employer and employee

Severance Details

For each year of service, an employee who is terminated without just cause is entitled to 15 days of severance pay.

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


Book your demo of Borderless to help you hire, pay, and take care of new employees and contractors in 170+ countries.

Book a demo