Global Employment Solutions & PEO in Albania

Omnipresent makes it fast and easy to employ remote talent in Albania. We take care of payroll, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business.


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What You Need to Know About Employing in Albania

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How does Omnipresent Global Employment Solutions work in Albania?

Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Albania. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Albania typically take months and can incur heavy costs. Omnipresent’s global employment solutions and PEO services is helping hundreds of organisations onboard new employees in Albania in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process. 

  • Your company conducts the hiring and candidate selection process in Albania.
  • Omnipresent hires the selected candidate through our local professional employment organisation in Albania.
  • We take care of ensuring your new employee is hired in compliance with local labour laws, payroll regulations, benefits and more -- all without needing to set up a subsidiary in Albania.
  • The individual is legally contracted by Omnipresent but assigned to work for your company and reports to a manager or team in your organisation as your full-time employee.
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Employer Costs in Albania

Employer costs include Social Security and Health Insurance contributions. Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs, or contact us for further information.


Employee Income Taxes in Albania

The rate of personal taxation varies depending on the income tax bracket the individual belongs to. This ranges between 0% - 23%.


Employee Social Contributions in Albania

Employee contributions include Social Security and Health Insurance.


Working Hours in Albania

The maximum working hours in Albania are 40 hours per week and 8 hours per day. Overtime is capped and compensated.


Holidays & Vacation in Albania

Please note that the below information covers national holidays and should be used for informative purposes only and not as a guarantee for payroll purposes. While we strive to offer you accurate information, public holidays are subject to frequent changes and can be dependent on regional differences. Should you need more detailed information on public holidays, please consult the government pages of the state and/or the local municipality of your employee.

  • Monday, Jan 01, 2024 - New Year's Day (Viti i Ri)
  • Tuesday, Jan 02, 2024 - New Year Holiday (Festa e Vitit të Ri)
  • Thursday, Mar 14, 2024 - Summer Day (Dita e Verës)
  • Friday, Mar 22, 2024 - Sultan Nevruz's Day (Dita e Sulltan Nevruzit)
  • Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 - Catholic Easter (Pashkët Katolike)
  • Monday, Apr 01, 2024 - Catholic Easter (Pashkët Katolike)
  • Wednesday, Apr 10, 2024 - End of Ramadan (Eid al-Fitr) (Fitër Bajrami)
  • Wednesday, May 01, 2024 - Labour Day (Dita Ndërkombëtare e Punonjësve)
  • Sunday, May 05, 2024 - Orthodox Easter (Pashkët Ortodokse)
  • Monday, May 06, 2024 - Orthodox Easter (Pashkët Ortodokse)
  • Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 - Feast of the Sacrifice (Eid al-Adha) (Kurban Bajrami)
  • Saturday, Oct 19, 2024 - Mother Teresa Day (Dita e Nënë Terezës)
  • Thursday, Nov 28, 2024 - Independence Day (Dita e Pavarësisë)
  • Friday, Nov 29, 2024 - Liberation Day (Dita e Çlirimit)
  • Sunday, Dec 08, 2024 - Youth Day (Dita Kombëtare e Rinisë)
  • Monday, Dec 09, 2024 - Youth Day (substitute day) (Dita Kombëtare e Rinisë (ditë zëvendësuese))
  • Tuesday, Dec 24, 2024 - Christmas Eve (Nata e Krishtlindjes)
  • Wednesday, Dec 25, 2024 - Christmas Day (Krishtlindja)

Sick Leave Entitlement in Albania

In Albania, the employer pays 80% of the employee's salary for 14 days. Thereafter, the employee benefits from a social insurance scheme.

Parental Leave in Albania

Maternity leave: Female employees are entitled to 98 - 390 days of maternity leave depending on how many children they have. Payment of maternity leave is between 50% - 80% of an employee's salary depending on whether the leave is before or after the birth.

Paternity leave: Male employees are entitled to 3 days' paid paternity leave.

Parental leave: Parents are entitled to minimum 7 days' unpaid leave up to maximum 4 months until child is 6 years old.

Annual Leave Entitlement in Albania

The minimum paid annual leave in Albania is 4 weeks (20 working days). Unpaid leave is discretionary.

Severance Pay Entitlement in Albania

Severance pay is not applicable to fair and lawful terminations. Unlawful terminations may trigger severance liability which is based on a variety of factors, including length of service. 

Termination in Albania

There are a range of legal reasons that an employer can use to terminate an employment relationship in Albania. These depend on the specific circumstances and can be very complex. Termination in Albania also needs to follow strict processes.

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The benefits of growing a global team and finding the best talent anywhere in the world are endless. It’s important to note that labour laws and regulations in Albania are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the global employment solutions such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We are here to help you every step of the way.

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