Hire in Dem Rep. of the Congo

Dem Rep. of the Congo PEO &

Employer of Record

Hire & manage teams remotely in Dem Rep. of the Congo without a local entity. We handle HR compliance, payroll & taxes so you can focus on your business.

Business Language

French

Salary Currency

Congolese Franc (FC)

Capital city

Kinshasa

Time zone

UTC +2

EOR in Dem Rep. of the Congo

Hire Employees in Dem Rep. of the Congo

NNRoad provides professional employment organization (PEO) & employer of record (EOR) services in Dem Rep. of the Congo to ensure that your business complies with local labor laws and regulations. We process monthly payroll and act as the Employer of Record, taking on all local employer liabilities.

Fast Hiring

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Foreigner Visas

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Platform

Access your payroll reports on our portal.

Employer of Record in Dem Rep. of the Congo

Employer of Record (EOR) services are for companies who do not have a legal entity in Dem Rep. of the Congo, but who want to hire localy. Employment and full liability are outsourced to NNRoad.

1. Candidate Selection

Select the candidates you want to hire in Dem Rep. of the Congo.

2. Employee Onboarding

We sign a local labor contract with your employees based in Dem Rep. of the Congo.

3. Compliance & Payroll

We manage monthly payroll, mandatory benefits & all HR compliance in Dem Rep. of the Congo.

EOR service includes:

Hiring and termination of employees/local labor contracts (contract administration – engagement, extension termination and conversion to permanent hire).

All mandatory employer (and employee) contributions filed and paid for your EOR employees.

Payroll recording, reporting and administration.

Distribution of salaries to employees through direct deposit into their bank accounts.

Calculation, reporting, filing and processing of EOR employee’s individual income tax due.

Collecting and processing your employee’s invoices for business related expenses.

Guiding and organizing your expat employee’s work visa application too guarantee their successful onboarding.

Standalone Payroll & PEO in Dem Rep. of the Congo

Professional Employment Organization (PEO) services are for companies who have a legal entity in Dem Rep. of the Congo, and want to outsource their payroll. Employment liabilities are shared between your organization and NNRoad.

Employee Income Taxes:

Individual income tax rates in Dem Rep. of the Congo are based on progressive tax brackets.

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the system for employee income tax is administrative, meaning that it is the employer’s responsibility to declare and remit their employees’ income taxes to the government. This system simplifies the process for employees as they do not need to file taxes independently.

Tax Brackets:

Sample Calculation

Employer Contribution

Employers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are required to contribute to several statutory funds on behalf of their employees:

Social Security: 3% of gross salary
Workplace Injury Insurance: 1% of gross salary

Employee Contribution

Employees are also required to contribute to social security in the Democratic Republic of the Congo:

Social Security: 3% of gross salary

Social Security

Social Security in the Democratic Republic of the Congo provides benefits such as pensions, family allowances, and maternity support, funded by contributions from both employers and employees.

Pension Fund

Both employers and employees contribute to the pension fund, with each party contributing 3% of the gross salary.

Healthcare Insurance

Healthcare insurance contributions are not explicitly mandated, but many employers offer private health insurance plans as part of employment benefits.

Working Hours Per Week

The standard working hours in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are 45 hours per week, usually spread over five days from Monday to Friday.

Overtime

Overtime compensation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is mandated to be at least 50% above the normal hourly wage rate.

Legal grounds for termination in the Democratic Republic of the Congo include employee misconduct, redundancy, mutual agreement, and incapacity to perform work due to health reasons.

Severance

The standard severance payment in the Democratic Republic of the Congo typically includes one month of salary for each year of service.

Notice Period

The required notice period for employers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is one month. For employees resigning, the notice period is also one month.

Employment Contract

Labor contracts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo must specify terms such as the employee’s role, compensation, working hours, notice periods, and details about other benefits. It must also outline the conditions for termination and any probationary terms.

Probation Period

The maximum legal probation period duration in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is six months.

Annual Leave

Employees are entitled to 24 working days of paid annual leave after 12 months of continuous service.

Sick Leave

Employees are granted paid sick leave of up to three months if they have provided a medical certificate.

Maternity Leave

Women are entitled to 14 weeks of paid maternity leave.

Paternity Leave

Men are entitled to three days of paid paternity leave.

Public Holidays

01/01 New Year’s Day
01/04 Martyrs’ Day
01/17 Laurent Kabila’s Assassination Memorial Day
01/20 Patrice Lumumba’s Memorial Day
05/01 Labour Day
05/17 National Liberation Day
06/30 Independence Day
08/01 Parents’ Day
11/17 Army Day
12/25 Christmas Day

Resources

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