Hire employees in

Armenia, hassle-free

Hire employees in Armenia, hassle-free

With Deel, your business can easily hire employees in Armenia. No more worrying about local laws, complex tax systems, or managing international payroll. Deel takes care of everything in 150+ countries.

The average onboarding time frame in Armenia is 3 days with Deel.

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Currency

AMD

Capital

Yerevan

Official Language

Armenian

Payroll Cycle

Monthly

Hire employees in Armenia. No entity needed.

Usually, to hire in Armenia, your business needs an entity. That means a local office, an address registered as a subsidiary, and an account with a local bank. All of this, plus navigating regional benefits, payroll, tax, and HR laws, can take months.

Armenia also treats contractors differently than full-time employees, so misclassifying a contractor could lead to fines. Deel lets you hire employees in Armenia quickly, easily, and compliantly. We even automate tax document collection, payroll, benefits, and more.

All the necessary benefits for Armenia
built right in

Deel allows you to provide localized benefits for employees in Armenia within minutes. All in one manageable online dashboard.

  • Pension Fund
  • Private Healthcare - Unisure (optional)

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Minimum Wage Requirements

The minimum wage is 68,000 AMD per month.

Individual Income Tax

Personal income tax is applied at a single flat rate of 21% in 2022. From January 1st 2023 onwards it will be 20%.

Employer Cost

$0

Overtime Pay & Maximum Hours

Standard working hours are 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week. The standard workweek is from Monday to Friday.

Maternity Leave

Pregnant employees are entitled to 140 days of paid leave. 70 days must be taken before the child's birth. The remaining days must be taken after the birth. The employee will receive 100% of their average salary during this period, and the employer will be responsible for this pay.

Paternity Leave

Employees are entitled to 5 days of paid paternity leave. This can be taken anytime within a month of the child’s birth. The employee will receive 100% of the salary during this period, and the employer will be responsible for this pay.

Parental Leave

In Armenia, no law covers parental leave. However, employees may be entitled to maternity leave and paternity leave.

Sick Leave

Employees are entitled to paid sick leave for up to 120 days. This leave is paid at different rates and by different payers depending upon length:

Period Pay Payer
1 day 0% N/A
2 - 5 days 100% Employer
6 - 120 days 80% of base salary Employer

Termination Requirements

Terminations in Armenia can be complex. There is no at-will termination in Armenia for employers and termination must be done for just cause.

Compliant terminations include:

  • Voluntarily by the employee
  • By mutual agreement
  • Unilaterally by the employer based on:
    • Probation period
    • Objective grounds
    • Disciplinary dismissal
    • Performance due to unsuitability for the job
  • By the expiration of the contract

Notice Period

The minimum notice period is 14 days and will be increased according to the length of the employment.

  • 2 weeks if the length of service is 1 year
  • 35 days if the length of service is 1-5 years
  • 42 days if the length of service is 5-10 years
  • 49 days if the length of service is 10-15 years
  • 60 days if the length of service is more than 15 years

Severance for Employees

In Armenia, severance depends on the type of termination and length of employment.

All employees who are terminated due to the following are entitled to severance pay of 1 month:

  • Liquidation of the organization
  • Reduction of the number and staff
  • Changes in production volumes and the conditions of economic and work organization

Employees terminated for reasons related to compulsory military service, long-term disability, old age, or significant changes in working conditions will have variable severance based on the length of employment between 10 - 44 working days.

Paid Time Off

Both full-time and part-time employees are entitled to 20 working days of paid time off (PTO) a year. PTO accrues monthly 1.67 days per month.

Public Holidays

Armenia celebrates 15 national holidays.

National public holidays include:

  1. New Year's Day
  2. Eastern Orthodox Christmas Eve
  3. Orthodox Christmas Day
  4. Army Day
  5. International Women's Day
  6. Easter Monday
  7. Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day
  8. Labour Day
  9. Victory and Peace Day
  10. Republic Day
  11. Constitution Day
  12. Vardavar
  13. Elevation of the Holy Cross
  14. Armenia Independence Day
  15. New Year's Eve

Onboarding

Onboarding takes 3 business days.

Employment Contract Details

Contracts must be in Armenian and can be bilingual. They must be in writing and signed by both parties. A contract must include:

  • Name
  • Start date
  • Length of the employment
  • Job description
  • Termination conditions

Probation Period

Probation periods are not mandatory. The maximum probation period is 3 months.
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