Global Employment Solutions & PEO in Bolivia

Omnipresent makes it fast and easy to employ remote talent in Bolivia. 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 Bolivia

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How does Omnipresent Global Employment Solutions work in Bolivia?

Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Bolivia. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Bolivia 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 Bolivia 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 Bolivia.
  • Omnipresent hires the selected candidate through our local professional employment organisation in Bolivia.
  • 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 Bolivia.
  • 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 Bolivia

Employer costs include National Healthcare, Employer Solidarity Contribution, and Housing. Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs, or contact us for further information.


Employee Income Taxes in Bolivia

13% flat rate.


Employee Social Contributions in Bolivia

Employee contributions include Long-term SSO Contribution (Disability, Old Age and Death), Common Risk, and Pension contributions. This list is non-exhaustive, please contact us for further information.


Working Hours in Bolivia

The typical work week in Bolivia consists of 48 hours per week. Those in certain executive roles can contract out of these hours, and are not subject to these limitations. Overtime is usually capped and compensated.


Holidays & Vacation in Bolivia

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 (Año Nuevo)
  • Monday, Jan 22, 2024 - Plurinational State Foundation Day (Día de la Creación del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia)
  • Monday, Feb 12, 2024 - Shrove Monday (Lunes de Carnaval)
  • Tuesday, Feb 13, 2024 - Shrove Tuesday (Martes de Carnaval)
  • Friday, Mar 29, 2024 - Good Friday (Viernes Santo)
  • Wednesday, May 01, 2024 - Labour Day (Día del trabajador)
  • Thursday, May 30, 2024 - Corpus Christi (Corpus Christi)
  • Friday, Jun 21, 2024 - Andean Amazonian Chaqueño New Year (Año Nuevo Andino Amazónico Chaqueño)
  • Tuesday, Aug 06, 2024 - Independence Day (Día de la Independencia)
  • Saturday, Nov 02, 2024 - All Souls' Day (Todos Santos)
  • Wednesday, Dec 25, 2024 - Christmas Day (Navidad)

Sick Leave Entitlement in Bolivia

Sick leave is paid from the fifth day of illness for a period of 26 weeks within a 1-year time period (employee must provide a medical certificate proving illness).

If medical care can be proven to prevent permanent disability, the sick leave may be extended for another 26 weeks. For common illnesses: 100% of salary is paid (the employer is entitled to be reimbursed 75% from social security).

Parental Leave in Bolivia

Maternity leave: Female employees are entitled to 90 days of paid leave, of which pay is 100% of the national minimum wage (the employer is entitled to receive a 90% reimbursement from Social Security). Mothers are entitled to further maternity benefits and allowances.

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

Annual Leave Entitlement in Bolivia

Employees in Bolivia are only entitled to annual leave after one year of continuous employment. Annual leave ranges between 15-30 working days depending on years of service.

Severance Pay Entitlement in Bolivia

Severance for unjustified dismissal is equal to 1 month's pay for each year of service.

Termination in Bolivia

There are a range of legal reasons that an employer can use to terminate an employment relationship in Bolivia, which depend on the specific circumstances.

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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 Bolivia 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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