Hire employees in Latvia, hassle-free

With Deel, your business can easily hire employees in

Latvia

. 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 Latvia No entity needed.

Usually, to hire in

Latvia

,  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. 

Latvia

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

Latvia

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

All the necessary benefits for Latvia built right in

Deel allows you to provide localized benefits for employees in

Latvia

within minutes. All in one manageable online dashboard.

Social Security
Unemployment Insurance
Worker Compensation Insurance
Public Health Insurance

Quick Overview

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Capital: Ryga

Official language: Latvian

Statutory Holidays

Paid Time Off

In Latvia full time and part time employees are entitled to 28 calendar days of paid time off, that represents 20 working days. Paid time off is calculated as 1.67 paid days or 2.33 calendar days.

Employees are entitled to time off after 6 months worked.

Public Holidays

There are 15 public holidays per year. If the public falls on the weekend, the next working day is free.

  • New Year's Day
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Sunday
  • Easter Monday
  • Labour Day
  • Restoration of Independence day
  • Līgo Day
  • Midsummer Eve
  • Jāņi Day
  • Independence Day of Latvia
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • 2nd Day of Christmas
  • New Year's Eve

General Taxation

Employer Cost

The employer cost range in Latvia is 24 % of employee's salary

Individual Income Tax

The individual income tax rates on a yearly personal income:

  • 20% on incomes up to EUR 20,004 per year.
  • 23% on incomes from EUR 20,004.01 to EUR 62,800 per year.
  • 31.4% for incomes over EUR 62,800 per year.

Additional information

Employment contract details

Employee agreements must be signed at least the day before the start date. The contract should include personal information of the employee and employer, length of the agreement, probation and notice period among others.

Probation Period

Maximum probation period in Latvia is 3 months.

Termination of probation period

At the end of the probationary period, the Employee will be informed in writing if he/she has successfully completed the Employee’s probationary period.

Minimum Wage Requirements

Minimum Wage in Latvia is 500 EUR monthly gross.

Maximum working hours

Standard working hours are 8 hours per day and 40 hours per week from Monday to Friday.

Parental Leave

For both leaves, the State Social Insurance Agency will be responsible for the payment.

  • Maternity benefit: expectant or adoptive employees in Latvia are granted with 56 calendar days before childbirth and 56 calendar days after. A total of 112 calendar days of leave. For medical reasons parental leave may be granted a 14-day-long additional parental leave. If two or more children were born 14 calendar days will be added and the employee will be granted with 126 calendar days of leave.
  • Paternity leave: employees are entitled to 10 calendar days of leave after the child is born. This leave also applies for adopted children up to 18 years old. Employees can choose a period to take paternity leave until the child is 1 and a half years old.

Sick Leave

For the first day, the employee won’t get paid. However, from the 2nd day up to the 10th day the employer must pay the leave as 75% for 2nd and 3rd day, and 80% for the 4th until the 10th day of the average earnings. From the 11th day, the State Social Insurance Agency will be responsible for the payment.

Termination requirements for employees

Contracts may be terminated by employer and employee written agreement without cause. An employer can initiate the termination of their employment relationship only if any of the justified causes established by Labour Law section 101. Terminations without cause are not valid.

Notice Period

Notice period is 1 month and must be in writing. During probation period, notice period is 3 days.

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