Hire employees in

Cambodia

. Hassle-free.

With Deel, your business can easily hire employees in

Cambodia

. No more worrying about local laws, complex tax systems, or managing international payroll. Deel takes care of everything in 150+ countries.

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Hire employees in

Cambodia


without setting up an entity

Usually, to hire in

Cambodia

, your business needs to set up an entity. That means a local office, an address registered as a subsidiary and an account with a local bank. This, plus navigating regional payroll, tax, and HR laws, can take months.

Cambodia

also treats contractors differently than full-time employees, so misclassifying a contractor could lead to penalties. Deel lets you can hire employees in

Cambodia

quickly, easily, and compliantly. We even automate tax document collection, payroll, benefits, and more.

We partner with local lawyers to ensure you’re compliant

With labor law experts in 150 countries, you can pick from a library of localized contracts to legally onboard your international team in minutes.

We’ll make sure your team get the best benefits

Deel allows you to legally hire and provide benefits for employees in

Cambodia

within minutes.
All in one manageable online dashboard.

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Quick Overview

Currency: Cambodian Riel (KHR)

Capital: Phnom Penh

Official language: Khmer

Payroll Cycle: Twice a month

Statutory Holidays

Paid Time Off

In Cambodia, employees are entitled to 18 days of paid holiday a year until 3 years of service and 1 additional day per year onwards.

Public Holidays

  • International New Year Day
  • Victory Over Genocide Day
  • International Woman’s Day
  • Khmer New Year
  • International Labor Day
  • King Birthday
  • Visak Bochea Day
  • Royal Plowing Ceremony
  • King Mother’s Birthday
  • Constitution Day
  • Pchum Ben Day
  • The commemoration of Former King Norodom Sihanouk
  • King’s Coronation Day
  • Independence Day

General Taxation

Individual Income Tax

The individual income tax depends on many variables, such as marital status, level of income, etc. The average ranges up to 20%

Employer Tax

2.1% of employee salary

Additional information

Employment Contract Details

Employment contracts in Cambodia can be both fixed or indefinite terms. It's common practice to provide a written employment contract in the national language, Khmer. The employee's compensation, benefits, termination requirements, as well as the salary and any compensation amounts are the main elements stated in an employment contract.

Probation Period

The maximum probation period is 3 months.

Minimum Wage Requirements

The minimum wage in Cambodia varies according to the status of the employee. It ranges from KHR 710,000 to KHR 730,000.

Maximum working hours and overtime

The Standard full-time workweek is 48 hours, 8 daily.

Bonus and Expense Payments

A 13th month Bonus is often granted to employees a per local market practice. However, it is not mandatory.

Parental Leave

Expectant employees are entitled to 90 days of maternity leave after one year of employment. It can be taken before or after childbirth.

Sick Leave

Employees are entitled to unpaid sick leave up to 6 months. During that period the employer must hold the position provided the employee presents a medical certificate.

Termination requirements for employees in

Cambodia

Dismissal must be justified when failing to perform according to reasonable standards made known by the employer to the employee. Severance costs apply at termination, including any non taken holidays and accrued salary.

Notice Period

In Cambodia, the notice period is based on the length of the labor relationship:

  • Up to 6 months of employment - 1 week's notice
  • 6 months - 2 years of employment - 2 weeks' notice
  • 2 - 5 years of employment - 1 month's notice
  • 5 - 10 years of employment - 2 months' notice
  • 10+ years of employment - 3 months' notice

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