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

Capital City

Laotian Kip (CFA)


ICT (GMT +7)

Employment Cost

Annual Leave

15 days

In-demand Specialties*
Sustainable Agriculture and Agribusiness, Operations and Marketing, Tourism and Hospitality

The Ultimate Guide to Hiring Employees in Laos

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 Laos

Employing in Laos 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 Laos with our Employer of Record solution, ensuring streamlined, compliant business expansion with no entity.

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

Good To Know

Most families in Laos are involved in farming.

Laos is one of the fastest growing economies in Asia, with a GDP above 8%.


Fundamental Aspects of Employment in Laos

Probationary Period in Laos

Working hours in Laos

Overtime in Laos

Navigating Key Aspects of Payroll in Laos

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

Fiscal Year in Laos

Payroll Cycle in Laos

Minimum Wage in Laos

Minimum wages and salaries in Laos

Bonus Payments in Laos

Comprehensive Overview of Employment Taxes in Laos

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

Employer Tax Contributions

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

Tax Rate Tax Type

Employee Payroll Tax Contributions

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

Tax Rate Tax Type

Individual Payroll Tax Contributions

Tax Rate Income Bracket

Pension in Laos

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 Laos tailored to your needs.

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Understanding the Protocols for Termination of Employment in Laos

When it comes to terminating employment in Laos, 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 Laos

The annual leave entitlement in Laos is 15 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 Laos

Holiday Date

Paid Time Off in Laos

Maternity Leave in Laos

Paternity Leave in Laos

Sick Leave in Laos

Parental Leave In Laos

Laos's Benefits Built Into Playroll

Competitive benefits package in Laos

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 Laos'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 Laos

Make your benefits package in Laos 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 Laos

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

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Playroll's Expertise in Facilitating Work Visas for Laos

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 Laos.

Playroll Immigration Support

Integrated EOR Platform

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

Accelerated Immigration Timeline

By leveraging dedicated support from in-house legal and compliance experts for case by case questions and more.

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Accelerated Immigration Timeline

Acquiring a visa without an entity has never been easier, leverage Playroll's global coverage to sponsor and hire employees.

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