Global Employment Solutions & PEO in Lithuania

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

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 Lithuania. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Lithuania 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 Lithuania 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 Lithuania.
  • Omnipresent hires the selected candidate through our local professional employment organisation in Lithuania.
  • 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 Lithuania.
  • 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 Lithuania

Employee Income Taxes:

Employee Income Tax:

20% - Flat Rate

Payroll Cycle:



Employer Costs in Lithuania

Employer Contributions:

1.77%: Open-ended contract or

2.49%: Fixed-term contract

Employee Contributions:

12.52%: State Social Insurance

6.98%: Health Insurance

0% or 2.10% or 3.00%: Pension (employee choice)


Working Hours in Lithuania

Typical Working Hours per Week:

The typical work week in Lithuania consists of 8 hours per day or 40  hours per week. 

Working hours can vary by industry in some countries.

Overtime Laws:

Overtime in Lithuania is a maximum of 8 hours per week. Employees can get up to 12 hours per week if a specific consent is given for the purpose. Overtime on an annual basis calls for a maximum of  180 hrs per year unless an applicable collective agreement states otherwise. 

Overtime pay is 1.5 times the average monthly salary of the employee.


Public Holidays & Vacation Time in Lithuania

Standard Public Holidays in Lithuania:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Day of Restoration of the State of Lithuania
  • Day of Restitution of Independence of Lithuania
  • Easter Sunday
  • Labour Day
  • Mother’s Day
  • Father’s Day

Vacation Time in Lithuania:

Employees in Lithuania receive a minimum of four working weeks paid leave for a five-day week and five working weeks paid leave for a six-day week.


Types of Leave in Lithuania

Sick Leave:

Lithuanian employees can take a maximum of 120 consecutive sick days in a given year.

If an employee exceeds the sick leave thresholds, the employment contract is subject to termination with notice.

Maternity Leave:

Lithuania has strong paid maternity leave regulations including 70 days before birth and 56 days after birth of paid maternity leave, totalling 18 weeks. 

Paternity Leave:

Paternity leave laws call for partially-paid paternity leave for 30 days after birth.

Unpaid Childcare Leave:

Lithuania offers parental leave until the child is 3 years old. 

Parental leave is paid directly by the State Social Insurance Fund and employees receive 100% of their wages for up to 1 year.  If a parent chooses to receive benefits until the child is 2;  70%  of their wages are paid until the child is 1 and 40% of wages thereafter.

Other Types of Leave:

Employees are exempt from work in certain cases, e.g.:

  • For educational reasons
  • To be a caretaker
  • Sabbatical 
  • Child Adoption

Health Insurance & Supplementary Benefits in Lithuania

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 benefits packages can be provided on request. Please contact us for further details.


Termination & Severance in Lithuania


Severance is provided by law and amounts to the following: 

  • 2 months salary for less than 12 months of service
  • 5-6 months salary for more than 12 months of service 

In case of unfair dismissal, the employer is liable to pay further 6 months salary as additional severance. 

Notice of Termination:

Lithuanian law calls for 3 days notice of termination during probationary period. 

Post-probation notice amounts to the following:

  • 2 weeks notice in writing if less than 12 months of service
  • 1 month notice if more than 12 months of service

Notice periods may be further increased of specific employees’ statuses (e.g. disable employees, employees with family dependents)


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 Lithuania are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the details 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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