* Playroll continues to analyse immediate opportunities and fulfilled roles by recruitment partners, contractors and employers to identify in-demand jobs.

Capital City

Eritrean Nakfa (G$)


EAT (GMT +3)

Employment Cost

Annual Leave

14 days

In-demand Specialties*
Agriculture, Beverage industry, Cement industry

The Ultimate Guide to Hiring Employees in Eritrea

Simplify hiring employees in by partnering with Playroll. Our Employer of Record (EOR) handles hiring, onboarding, payroll, taxes, immigration, benefits administration, and compliance. While you maintain control of day-to-day tasks and responsibilities.


Key Considerations Before Hiring In Eritrea

Employing in Eritrea requires employers to own a legal entity in the country and manage payroll, tax, benefits and compliance through their own in-country resources. Grow your team in Eritrea with our Employer of Record solution, ensuring streamlined, compliant business expansion with no entity.

Playroll allows you to hire employee's in Eritrea quickly, easily and we even automate tax document collection, benefits, payroll and more.

Good To Know

Eritrea grew its economy at 3.9% annual rate in the past decade.

About 70% of the population earns their livelihood from agriculture.

Eritrea has an economic freedom score of 39.7, thus making it the 171st freest.

Eritrea has made remarkable progress in reducing child mortality, achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goal 4. It has also improved maternal health, immunization coverage, and nutrition services for children and mothers.


Fundamental Aspects of Employment in Eritrea

Probationary Period in Eritrea

Working hours in Eritrea

Overtime in Eritrea

Navigating Key Aspects of Payroll in Eritrea

has a robust and complex payroll and tax system, and as an employer, it pays to understand payroll process basics.

Fiscal Year in Eritrea

Payroll Cycle in Eritrea

Minimum Wage in Eritrea

Minimum wages and salaries in Eritrea

Bonus Payments in Eritrea

Comprehensive Overview of Employment Taxes in Eritrea

Understanding the tax obligations for both employers and employees is crucial when operating in Eritrea's business landscape. This section explains how taxes and statutory fees affect payroll and individual earnings in Eritrea.

Employer Tax Contributions

Employer payroll contributions are generally estimated at an additional on top of the employee salary in Eritrea.

Tax Rate Tax Type

Employee Payroll Tax Contributions

In Eritrea, the typical estimation for employee payroll contributions cost is around .

Tax Rate Tax Type

Individual Payroll Tax Contributions

Tax Rate Income Bracket

Pension in Eritrea

The tax-related information provided in this guide is intended for general guidance and informational purposes only. Reach out to our dedicated team for insights on remote hiring in Eritrea tailored to your needs.

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Understanding the Protocols for Termination of Employment in Eritrea

When it comes to terminating employment in Eritrea, understanding the legal obligations regarding severance pay and contributions is essential. Below is a detailed overview of the key considerations for both employers and employees.

Termination Process

Notice Period

Severance Pay

Annual Leave Entitlements and Company Policies in Eritrea

The annual leave entitlement in Eritrea is 14 days for a full time worker. These can include public holidays on top of that or within those days, which would otherwise be unpaid.

Public Holidays in Eritrea

Holiday Date

Paid Time Off in Eritrea

Maternity Leave in Eritrea

Paternity Leave in Eritrea

Sick Leave in Eritrea

Parental Leave In Eritrea

Eritrea's Benefits Built Into Playroll

Competitive benefits package in Eritrea

Playroll is committed to providing tailored, competitive benefits packages that are designed not only to attract but also retain top talent worldwide. Our global team of benefits experts build custom local packages to ensure your employees in Eritrea's needs are met. Typically our packages contain some or all of the following benefits.

Health Insurance
Pension or 401k
Life and Disability Insurance
Vision Insurance
Dental Insurance
Discounts & Perks

Playroll Supplementary Benefits For Employment In Eritrea

Make your benefits package in Eritrea a talent magnet with Playroll's local plans. We offer benefits that are compliant, comprehensive, and flexible — all at competitive rates. Speak with our local territory experts to explore the localized benefits we can offer you, while you scale your team.

Statutory benefits for employment in Eritrea

Playroll allows you to provide localized benefits for employees in Eritrea within minutes. All in one manageable online dashboard. If you'd like specific information about our benefits packages in Eritrea create an account or contact our global expansion team, today.

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Playroll's Expertise in Facilitating Work Visas for Eritrea

At Playroll we're all about empowering employees to work anywhere, making mobility possible for global teams. We sponsor visas and hire the employee for you, so you don’t have to worry about payroll, taxes, and more.

It's important to note, visa support can be complicated. There are many variables that affect whether sponsorship is possible, including one’s nationality, education, marital status, and the immigration policy for the country in question.

Unfortunately, this means we can’t support visas everywhere - with that being said, we handle the entire visa process in-house, and dig into your situation to give you an overview of what to expect if we're able to help with visa sponsorship in Eritrea.

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Integrated EOR Platform

Legal and compliance experts are readily available to provide guidance and case-by-case Q&A support.

Accelerated Immigration Timeline

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Accelerated Immigration Timeline

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