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

Capital City

Nepalese Rupee (₨)


NST (GMT +5:45)

Employment Cost

Annual Leave

18 days

In-demand Specialties*
Digital Literacy, Public Speaking, Web/App Development

The Ultimate Guide to Hiring Employees in Nepal

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 Nepal

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

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

Good To Know

Nepal has a traditional economic system and a majority of the population engages in subsistence agriculture.

Nepal has managed to strive towards economic growth since the 1950s through a series of five-year plans.

According to a World Bank report, Nepal has successfully added four million jobs in the last decade, and this has been due to its shift from agriculture to services and modern industries.

The second-most significant industry in the country is tourism, and it forms the avenue for the largest foreign income.


Fundamental Aspects of Employment in Nepal

Probationary Period in Nepal

Working hours in Nepal

Overtime in Nepal

Navigating Key Aspects of Payroll in Nepal

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

Fiscal Year in Nepal

Payroll Cycle in Nepal

Minimum Wage in Nepal

Minimum wages and salaries in Nepal

Bonus Payments in Nepal

Comprehensive Overview of Employment Taxes in Nepal

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

Employer Tax Contributions

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

Tax Rate Tax Type

Employee Payroll Tax Contributions

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

Tax Rate Tax Type

Individual Payroll Tax Contributions

Tax Rate Income Bracket

Pension in Nepal

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 Nepal tailored to your needs.

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Understanding the Protocols for Termination of Employment in Nepal

When it comes to terminating employment in Nepal, 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 Nepal

The annual leave entitlement in Nepal is 18 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 Nepal

Holiday Date

Paid Time Off in Nepal

Maternity Leave in Nepal

Paternity Leave in Nepal

Sick Leave in Nepal

Parental Leave In Nepal

Nepal's Benefits Built Into Playroll

Competitive benefits package in Nepal

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 Nepal'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 Nepal

Make your benefits package in Nepal 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 Nepal

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

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Playroll's Expertise in Facilitating Work Visas for Nepal

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 Nepal.

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

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