Slovakia

Slovakia

Global Employment Solutions & PEO in Slovakia

Omnipresent makes it fast and easy to employ remote talent in Slovakia. We take care of payroll, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business.

OmniAtlas Employment Rating

Capital City
Bratislava
Currency
Euro
Native Language
Slovak
Payroll Frequency
Monthly
Employee Protections
Strict
Employment Costs
High
Termination
Difficult
Immigration
Difficult
Cost of Living
Moderate
Population
5.46 Million

What You Need to Know About Employing in Slovakia

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


Employee Income Taxes:

19% - For income up to 37,163.36 EUR

25% - For income over 37,163.37 EUR and above


Payroll Cycle:

Monthly.

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Employer Costs in Slovakia


Employer Contributions:

10%: Health Insurance

1.4%: Sickness Insurance

17%: Pensions

1%: Unemployment Insurance

0.25%: Guarantee Insurance

0.8%: Accident Insurance

Employee Contributions:

4%: Health Insurance

1.4%: Sickness Insurance

7%: Pensions

1%: Unemployment Insurance

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Working Hours in Slovakia


Typical Working Hours per Week:

The typical work week in Slovakia consists of 40 hours per week or 8 hours per day. Employees can work a maximum of 48 hours per week including overtime.

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 is only allowed when there is a temporary increase in demand for work, or when public interest is concerned. Slovakia employees can work a maximum of 8 overtime hours per week or 150 overtime hours per year.

The typical overtime rate is 1.25 times the normal salary of the employee.

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Public Holidays & Vacation Time in Slovakia


Standard Public Holidays in Slovakia

  • Day of the Establishment of the Slovakia Republic
  • Epiphany
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • Labour Day
  • Victory Day in Europe
  • Saints Cyril and Methodius Day
  • Anniversary of the Slovakia National Uprising
  • Day of Constitution of the Slovakia Republic
  • Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows
  • All Saints’ Day
  • Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • 2nd Day of Christmas and Saint Stephen’s Day

Vacation Time in Slovakia

Slovakia employees are entitled to four weeks paid vacation, pro-rata, and paid holidays. Employees receive 5 weeks of vacation time if they are 33 years of age or older, or care for a child permanently.

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Types of Leave in Slovakia


Sick Leave:

Employees are entitled to 1 year of paid sick leave. For the first 10 days, employees are entitled to “income compensation” provided by the employer. Starting at day 11,  State social insurance backs sick pay for employees. 

Maternity Leave:

Slovakia has strong maternity leave regulations including 34 weeks paid maternity leave, paid by state social insurance (37 weeks for single mothers or 43 weeks if the mother has 2 or more children at birth). 

Paternity Leave:

Fathers are entitled to 28 weeks paid paternity leave, starting 6 weeks after birth, but only if the mother is not receiving maternity benefits. Single fathers are entitled to 31 weeks of paid paternity leave. 

Unpaid Childcare Leave:

In Slovakia, employees are entitled to request parental leave from their employer for a minimum of 1 month until the child is 3.

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Health Insurance & Supplementary Benefits in Slovakia

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.

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Termination & Severance in Slovakia


Severance:

The minimum severance for an employee if the termination had occurred “with notice” is 1 to 4 times the employee’s average monthly earnings, depending on the length of service.

Notice of Termination:

The employer may need to terminate an employment with notice, and comply with the following terms: 

  • 1 month of notice for up to 12 months of service
  • 2 months of notice for 1-5 years service
  • 3 months of notice  if 5+ years service
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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 Slovakia 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.

Want to onboard an international employee today? Call us.

Join thousands of companies who are leading the way and employing remote teams all over the world.

Omnipresent makes it easy to employ, pay and support your international team.

Book a call with us to start building your global team today.

Employ Anywhere. Be Omnipresent.  

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