Global Employment Solutions & PEO in Chile

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

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How does Omnipresent Global Employment Solutions work in Chile?

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

Employer costs include Unemployment, Work Accident Insurance, and Disability & Survival Insurance. Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs, or contact us for further information.


Employee Income Taxes in Chile

The rate of personal taxation varies depending on the income tax bracket the individual belongs to. This ranges between 0% - 35.5%.


Employee Social Contributions in Chile

Employee contributions include Pension (Individual capitalization system), National Health Fund, and Unemployment Insurance. This list is non-exhaustive, please contact us for further information.


Working Hours in Chile

40 hours per week. Opt-out: limited. Certain types of employees are not subject to working hour limitations.

Overtime is capped and compensated.


Holidays & Vacation in Chile

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)
  • Friday, Mar 29, 2024 - Good Friday (Viernes Santo)
  • Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 - Easter Sunday (Pascua)
  • Wednesday, May 01, 2024 - Labour Day (Día del trabajador)
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2024 - Navy Day (Día de las Glorias Navales)
  • Friday, Jun 21, 2024 - Indigenous People's Day (Día de los Pueblos Indígenas)
  • Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 - Saints Peter and Paul (San Pedro y San Pablo)
  • Tuesday, Jul 16, 2024 - Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Virgen del Carmen)
  • Thursday, Aug 15, 2024 - Assumption (Asunción)
  • Wednesday, Sep 18, 2024 - National holiday (Fiestas Patrias)
  • Thursday, Sep 19, 2024 - Army Day (Día de las Glorias del Ejército)
  • Friday, Sep 20, 2024 - National Holiday (Feriado Adicional Fiestas Patrias)
  • Saturday, Oct 12, 2024 - Columbus Day (Encuentro de Dos Mundos)
  • Thursday, Oct 31, 2024 - Reformation Day (Día Nacional de las Iglesias Evangélicas y Protestantes)
  • Friday, Nov 01, 2024 - All Saints' Day (Todos los Santos)
  • Sunday, Dec 08, 2024 - Immaculate Conception (La inmaculada concepción)
  • Wednesday, Dec 25, 2024 - Christmas Day (Navidad)
  • Tuesday, Dec 31, 2024 - New Year's Eve (Fin del Año)

Sick Leave Entitlement in Chile

Entitled to sick leave if can provide a medical certificate within 2 days from the beginning of the leave. The employer must forward the certificate to the health insurance within 3 days.  

  • For the first 3 days of sick leave: not entitled to pay  

  • From the 4th day onwards:  entitled to sick pay, however, it may be subject to a cap.

Parental Leave in Chile

Maternity leave: 30 weeks paid maternity leave: 6 weeks before the birth and 24 weeks after, and is paid by health insurance. Paternity leave: 5 days of paid paternity leave. Some of maternity leave may be transferred to the father. Parental leave: Employees are entitled to 10 days of parental leave for a child under the age of 18 that requires personal care from their parents because of an accident or a serious or terminal illness, or probable risk of death.

Annual Leave Entitlement in Chile

If the employee has been employed for at least 1 year they are entitled to 15 working days’ paid leave + an additional 16 days of public holidays.  

Severance Pay Entitlement in Chile

Only required for termination without cause and after 1 year of continuous employment.

Termination in Chile

Termination in most cases is only permitted for cause and for valid reasons such as mutual agreement, resignation, expiration of a contract, breach of contract, company needs or reorganisation.

There are strict processes around termination that must be followed. Written notice must state the cause and effective date and be signed in person by the employee or sent by certified mail to their home address, AND filed with the Chilean Labor Ministry. After the termination letter is given, the employer must prepare a severance agreement.

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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 Chile 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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