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 Lithuania

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

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How does Omnipresent Global Employment Solutions work in Lithuania?

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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Employer Costs in Lithuania

Employer costs include Social Security - Unemployment, Long-term Employment Fund Contribution, and a Guarantee Fund Contribution. Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs, or contact us for further information.


Employee Income Taxes in Lithuania

20% flat rate.


Employee Social Contributions in Lithuania

Employee contributions include Pension, Health Insurance, and Sickness Insurance. This list is non-exhaustive, please contact us for further information.


Working Hours in Lithuania

Working hours are 8 hours per day and 40 hours per week. Overtime is capped and compensated.


Holidays & Vacation in Lithuania

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 (Naujieji metai)
  • Friday, Feb 16, 2024 - Day of Restoration of the State of Lithuania (Lietuvos valstybės atkūrimo diena)
  • Monday, Mar 11, 2024 - Day of Restoration of Independence of Lithuania (Lietuvos nepriklausomybės atkūrimo diena)
  • Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 - Easter Sunday (Velykos)
  • Monday, Apr 01, 2024 - Easter Monday (Velykų pirmadienis)
  • Wednesday, May 01, 2024 - Labour Day (Tarptautinė darbo diena)
  • Monday, Jun 24, 2024 - St. John's Day (Joninės, Rasos)
  • Saturday, Jul 06, 2024 - Statehood Day (Valstybės diena)
  • Thursday, Aug 15, 2024 - Assumption (Žolinė)
  • Friday, Nov 01, 2024 - All Saints' Day (Visų šventųjų diena)
  • Saturday, Nov 02, 2024 - All Souls' Day (Vėlinės)
  • Tuesday, Dec 24, 2024 - Christmas Eve (Šv. Kūčios)
  • Wednesday, Dec 25, 2024 - Christmas Day (Šv. Kalėdos)
  • Thursday, Dec 26, 2024 - Boxing Day (2. Kalėdų diena)

Sick Leave Entitlement in Lithuania

Sickness benefits for the first 2 days paid by the employer, which cannot be less than 62.06% or more than 100% of the employee's average earnings. Sickness benefits from the third day onwards paid by the government at 62.06% of the employee's earnings. Sick leave is usually paid for maximum 122 successive days and maximum 153 days total within a 12 month period.

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

Parental Leave in Lithuania

Maternity: 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: Paternity leave laws call for partially-paid paternity leave for 30 days after birth until the child reaches the age of 1 year or 1 month after the adoption of the child. From 2023, paternity leave may be divided into two parts.

Government-paid Childcare Leave: Lithuania offers parental leave until the child is 3 years old. 

Annual Leave Entitlement 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.

Severance Pay Entitlement 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. 

Termination in Lithuania

Termination is difficult in Lithuania. Strict procedures must be followed and reasons for termination are set out in the Labour Code.

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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 Lithuania 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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