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

Capital City

Bolívar ()


VET (GMT +3)

Employment Cost

Annual Leave

15 days

In-demand Specialties*
IT Professionals, Engineers, Software Developers

The Ultimate Guide to Hiring Employees in Venezuela

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 Venezuela

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

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

Good To Know

The country’s economic freedom score is 24.8 making it the 176th freest country in the 2022 list.

Venezuela has seen an improvement in its GDP since 2021.

The formal unemployment rate in Venezuela is 9.5%. However, the informal sector is large and accounts for a significant portion of the workforce.

Initiatives are providing support to Venezuelan entrepreneurs to help them start and grow businesses, creating jobs and stimulating the economy.


Fundamental Aspects of Employment in Venezuela

Probationary Period in Venezuela

Working hours in Venezuela

Overtime in Venezuela

Navigating Key Aspects of Payroll in Venezuela

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

Fiscal Year in Venezuela

Payroll Cycle in Venezuela

Minimum Wage in Venezuela

Minimum wages and salaries in Venezuela

Bonus Payments in Venezuela

Comprehensive Overview of Employment Taxes in Venezuela

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

Employer Tax Contributions

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

Tax Rate Tax Type

Employee Payroll Tax Contributions

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

Tax Rate Tax Type

Individual Payroll Tax Contributions

Tax Rate Income Bracket

Pension in Venezuela

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 Venezuela tailored to your needs.

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Understanding the Protocols for Termination of Employment in Venezuela

When it comes to terminating employment in Venezuela, 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 Venezuela

The annual leave entitlement in Venezuela 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 Venezuela

Holiday Date

Paid Time Off in Venezuela

Maternity Leave in Venezuela

Paternity Leave in Venezuela

Sick Leave in Venezuela

Parental Leave In Venezuela

Venezuela's Benefits Built Into Playroll

Competitive benefits package in Venezuela

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 Venezuela'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 Venezuela

Make your benefits package in Venezuela 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 Venezuela

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

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Playroll's Expertise in Facilitating Work Visas for Venezuela

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 Venezuela.

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.

Playroll Visa Services

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