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Employer of Record in Montenegro

Expanding to Montenegro? EOR Services Help You Hire Globally, Pay Locally, and Expand Effortlessly

When it comes to expanding your business globally, INS Global is the perfect partner to rely on. By collaborating with our experienced Employer of Record in Montenegro, you can easily attract, hire, and oversee employees without the need establishing a local entity, all while successfully navigating the complexities and expenses of international expansion.  

Our PEO services in Montenegro offer a secure, efficient, and cost-effective solution for sourcing, employing, and managing local talent. With INS Global’s top-notch PEO services available in Montenegro and over 100 countries worldwide, you can effortlessly manage a diverse, international workforce from anywhere in the world. 

 By acting as the authorized employer, we take charge of all HR-related activities on your behalf in Montenegro. Employer of Record (EOR) services enable you to expand within days, reducing both the time and costs associated with growing your business abroad. 

Employer of Record in Montenegro - Summary

Employer of Record in Montenegro

The Advantages of Using a Professional Employer Organization in Montenegro

Legal Compliance

PEOs in Montenegro have local experience and can help you find and manage talent internationally while abiding by complex labor laws. This provides you with top talent while ensuring that everything is in line with the latest regulations. 

Lower Expansion Costs

Working with a local PEO allows you to expand internationally at a fraction of the cost. Since you dont have to worry about setting up a new company in that market, you can focus on building your business while reducing overheads. 

Focus on Growing Your Business

PEOs take all the HR-related responsibilities off your shoulders so that you can focus on what really matters: your business. Partnering with a local PEO in Montenegro empowers your business and staff to stay focused on your goals while we handle all the HR for you. 

Expand Effortlessly

Going through the process to set up a new company abroad, the process could take anywhere from 4 to 12 months. On the other hand, working with a local PEO in Montenegro streamlines the process and can have you up and running in days. 

Manage Your HR Online

INS Global offers you a way to manage your diverse workforce seamlessly online. With a modern, cloud-based HR platform, you can keep your finger on the pulse from any country in the world.  

Why Choose an EOR in Montenegro Over Company Incorporation?

Establishing a new company doesn’t just take time, it can drastically increase your overheads and keep your employees from other tasks. Working with an EOR in Montenegro streamlines the entire process and allows you to launch in a new market at a fraction of the cost, and in days rather than weeks or months. 

Working with a Montenegrin EOR… 

  • Saves time 
  • Reduces expansion costs 
  • Ensures legal compliance 
  • Allows you to focus on growth 
testimonial from Manuel Ramos


Manuel Ramos


Managing Director

We think INS Global is a good solution about starting in a market like China. Understanding the market doesn’t mean you need to set up a company immediately. 


How Does an EOR In Montenegro Work?

INS Global’s EOR in Montenegro allows your company to expand internationally in 4 simple steps 

  1. We work with your business to create a strategic plan that meets all your needs. 
  2. Our organization provides a legal entity to help recruit and manage staff in Montenegro. 
  3. We handle HR-related tasks such as recruitment, contracts, and payroll processing to ensure legal compliance. 
  4. Your employees focus on your goals while we take care of HR and legal compliance. 

The Difference Between PEO And Employer of Record Services in Montenegro?

When expanding abroad, you may be considering working with a PEO (Professional Employment Organization) or an EOR (Employer of Record) in Montenegro. Here are the differences between these options that you should keep in mind. 

  • PEOs offer your employees HR-related services and handle tasks such as managing payroll, tax deductions, and contract management.  
  • EORs are very similar to PEOs but can legally recruit and hire employees on your behalf. 
  • A PEO arrangement establishes the contract between you and the employee. 
  • In an EOR arrangement, you direct the contract, but it is made between the EOR and the employee on behalf of your business. 

Labor Law in Montenegro - 2024

Employment Contracts in Montenegro

  • Employment in Montenegro is generally accompanied by a written offer of employment. 
  • Employers can include a probation period, but it cannot last longer than 6 months. 
  • Employers can let the employee go without severance during or after the probation period. 
  • The employment contract should specify the nature of the contract along with a brief description of the employee’s role. 
  • An employer can end the contract early if the employee violates the conditions of their employment contract. 
  • Employees typically get 1 week’s notice if they have been with the company for less than 2 years. If they have been at the company for longer, they generally get 1 week’s notice for every year that they’ve been employed there. 
  • Employees who are eligible for severance pay typically receive one week’s pay for each year that they have been with the company, with a minimum of 3 months’ pay. 

Working Hours in Montenegro

  • The working week in Montenegro starts on Monday and ends on Friday. 
  • Full-time employees work 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week. 
  • Part-time employees work around 20 hours per week and can’t work more than 40 hours. 
  • Employees are entitled to a higher hourly rate for overtime. This is generally 140% of the normal hourly rate. 

Annual Leave in Montenegro

  • Montenegro has 13 official national public holidays. 
  • Employees are entitled to a minimum of 20 calendar days of paid time off per year. 
  • Employees may be entitled to additional time off according to their employment contract. 
  • The scheduling of time off is subject to the employer and the staffing needs of the business

Sick Leave in Montenegro

  • Montenegrin labor law allows employees to up to 60 days of sick leave. 
  • Employees should notify their employers before the working day starts and provide a medical certificate as proof of illness.  
  • Employers are required to pay 70% of the employee’s standard salary during the 60 days of sick leave.  
  • If an employee is sick for longer than 60 days (about 2 months), they will receive 70% of their salary from the Health Fund. 

Maternity / Paternity Leave in Montenegro

  • According to Montenegrin labor law, female employees are entitled to 98 days of maternity leave, 28 days before the birth of the child and 70 days after. 
  • Employees must notify their employer 1 month before taking maternity leave.  
  • Before maternity leave, female employees may receive 1 day off per month for prenatal checkups and doctor visits. 
  • If a doctor advises that an employee’s work puts the baby in danger, they are entitled to paid time off during which they receive a full salary.  
  • The parents of the child share parental leave until the child is 1 year old. The employer must be notified in writing 30 days prior to parental leave.  
  • One parent can transfer the remaining days of leave to the other parent. However, they have no further right to parental leave after this. 
  • Parents are entitled to 1 year of leave after the adoption of a child under the age of 8. Parents will get a reduced salary during this time. 

Tax Laws in Montenegro

  • Employers in Montenegro are responsible for withholding all taxes and social contributions. 
  • The total social security contributions can vary from region to region in Montenegro. 
  • Generally, employers pay 5.5% towards employee pensions and disability insurance and 0.5% towards unemployment insurance 
  • Employees contribute 15% towards pension and disability insurance and 0.5% toward unemployment insurance. 
  • Montenegrin employees are subject to personal income tax that ranges from 9% to 15%. The monthly tax rate for the first EUR 700 employees earn is 0%. The rate rises to 9% for income between EUR 701 to EUR 1,000. Income earned over EUR 1,000 monthly is taxed at 15%. 
  • All employees are required to file their own tax returns each year. 
  • The corporate income tax rate in Montenegro ranges from 9% to 15%. The rate is 9% for profits up to EUR 100,000. The rate increased to 12% for profits between EUR 100,000 and EUR 1,500,000. Profits above EUR 1,500,000 are taxed at 15%. 
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No, it is necessary to use a local entity abroad to comply with each country labor law.

Foreign companies can either set up a local entity in each country or use the services a local PEO (Professional Employment Organization) to hire the staff on-site directly.

The employer of record is the legal entity liable for the staff employed in a specific country. In practice, a foreign company can either open a subsidiary to become the employer of record of its abroad employees or use a PEO to act as the employer of record.

Liabilities may vary from country to country and include all the staff management responsibilities: labor contract issues, payroll management, and tax compliance, social security management, expenses claim declaration, hiring and termination
procedures, etc.

In general, 1-month is necessary to have an employee based out abroad using an existing PEO as the employe of record. When incorporating a new subsidiary to be the employer of record, the delay varies from 4-12 months.

PEO services streamline your expansion plan, with the costs typically being based on your employee’s salary.

Certainly, working with an Employer of Record in Montenegro is a legal and efficient solution that streamlines your expansion plans while reducing costs.

Salaries are typically processed on a monthly basis for full-time employees, while part-time workers may prefer weekly or bi-monthly payments. Employers are responsible for deducting taxes and social contributions.

INS Global simplifies and streamlines recruitment, hiring, and staff management remotely, reducing the costs associated with managing an international workforce. That being said, when employing workers in Montenegro it’s essential to consider both direct and indirect costs, such as mandatory and fringe employee benefits, and relocation costs in the case of foreign employees.

Absolutely, an Employer of Record in Montenegro can recruit and hire employees from all regions, expanding your talent pool wherever the opportunity arises.

Modifications to employment contracts in Montenegro require mutual agreement.

Yes, employers in Montenegro are responsible for deducting taxes and social contributions from employee salaries.

INS Global tailors its services to your specific needs, assisting you in recruiting and hiring as many employees as necessary for your expansion plans. 

Termination costs vary depending on the circumstances. Employees are generally entitled to at least a third of their salary for each year of employment with a minimum equivalent to 3 months pay.

In Montenegro, you can hire employees for in-person and remote opportunities, ensuring cost efficiency during market entry.

Certainly! Our recruitment experts possess extensive experience in hiring top talent globally. We provide comprehensive support in recruiting, hiring, and managing your local workforce, regardless of your location.

Montenegro observes 13 national holidays, and most employees are entitled to a paid day off on each of them. Working on these holidays usually involves a higher hourly rate.

Employers must adhere to strict labor laws and regulations to avoid penalties and fines. Collaborating with an experienced PEO in Montenegro ensures compliance during seamless expansion.

Absolutely! INS Global facilitates the recruitment and management of a diverse workforce remotely, making it simple to hire both Montenegrin citizens and foreigners.