Global Employment Solutions & PEO / EOR 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

Don’t risk non-compliance with local employment, social insurance, and tax regulations.

How it works
Payroll & Taxes
Employer Costs
Working Hours
Holidays & Vacation
Types of Leave
Health & Benefits
Termination Laws

How Do Omnipresent Global Employment Solutions Work?

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 are 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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Payroll & Taxes in Chile

Employee Income Taxes:

  • 0.00%: 0- 11.368.06 CLP
  • 4.00%: 11,368.06- 25,262.37 CLP
  • 8.00%: 25,262.37- 42,103.94 CLP
  • 13.50%: 42,103.94- 58,945.52 CLP
  • 23.00%: 58,945.52- 75,787.10 CLP
  • 30.40%: 75,787.10- 101,049.46 CLP
  • 35.00%: 101,049.46 CLP and above

Payroll Cycle:



Employer Costs in Chile

Employer Contributions:

  • 2.4% - Unemployment
  • 0.95% - Occupational Accidents

Employee Contributions:

  • 10.0% - Pension
  • 0.60% - Unemployment Insurance
  • 7.00% - Health Plan

Working Hours in Chile

Typical Working Hours per Week:

The typical work week in Chile consists of 45 hours per week.

It’s important to note that typical working hours can vary by industry in some countries. Contact our team for the most up-to-date information!

Overtime Laws:

Overtime laws in Chile vary and can depend on the specific circumstances and the role/status of the employee. We are happy to discuss in more detail for a specific context.


Public Holidays & Vacation Time in Chile

Standard Public Holidays in Chile

  • New Year’s Day
  • Good Friday
  • Holy Saturday
  • Labor Day
  • Navy Day
  • Our lady of Mount Carmel
  • Assumption
  • Independence Day in Chile
  • Army Day
  • Discovery of Two Worlds Day (Columbus Day)
  • Reformation day
  • All Saints’ Day
  • Immaculate Conception
  • Christmas Day

Vacation Time in Chile

If employed for at least 1 year, the employee is entitled to 15 working days paid leave in Chile.


Types of Leave in Chile

Sick Leave:

Sick leave in Chile provides for non-paid sick leave for the first 3 days of leave. From the 4th day onward, the employee may be entitled to pay sick leave with specific caps according to length and seniority.

Maternity Leave:

Chile has strong maternity leave regulations, which include 30 weeks of paid leave (paid by the applicable health insurance).

Paternity Leave:

Paternity leave in Chile includes 5 days of paid paternity leave. After the 7th week from the child birth, the mother can opt to transfer some or all of her maternity leave to the father.

Parental Leave:

Female employees are entitled to 10 days of paid parental leave for each child under the age of 18 years old. Such entitlement provides that the employee shall  make up the time taken off at a later stage.

Other Types of Leave:

  • Bereavement Leave: if a member of the employee’s immediate family passes away, the employee is entitled to 3 days of paid leave.


Health Insurance & Supplementary Benefits in Chile 

We believe that remote employees should be able to access their local, as well as a high standard international benefits anywhere they are. Details about international or country specific benefit packages can be provided on request. Please contact us for further details.


Termination & Severance in Chile

There are a range of reasons that an employer can use to terminate an employee, which depend on the specific circumstances. If you would like to know more specific details, please contact us.


Severance is provided in case of termination without cause and nevertheless for employees who have performed at  least 1 year of employment.  Severance increases by year of service.

Notice of Termination:

Notice period is 1 month. The notice period can be waived and substituted with a payment in lieu.

Unprotected & Protected Termination

Chilean law protects employees from unlawful termination. There are a range of reasons an employee can be terminated, it is important for those looking to employ in Chile to reach out to us directly with questions.


Grow your global team. 

Employ the best talent, anywhere in the world

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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Omnipresent makes it easy to hire, pay, and support your international team. Book a call with us to start building your global team today.

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