Guide to employment, payroll and benefits in

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Rivermate offers complete payroll, benefits and compliance services for

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

01. Overview

Last updated: 

August 19, 2021

Ease of doing business
GDP growth

02. Grow your team in

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

with Rivermate

Payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance can be difficult to manage in

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

, particularly if you don't have established local relationships. You can hire employees in

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

effectively, conveniently, and in full compliance with all relevant labor laws using Rivermate's global employment solution. We handle the responsibilities and legal risks associated with foreign employment so you can concentrate on growing your company.

03. Summary

Saint Pierre and Miquelon, formally the Territorial Collectivity of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, is a self-governing French overseas territory in the North Atlantic Ocean, close to the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. It's the last remaining relic of French rule in North America. The collectivity is a full member of the National Assembly and participates in senatorial and presidential elections. The islands are in the Gulf of St. Lawrence near the entrance of Fortune Bay, which stretches into the southwestern coast of Newfoundland, near the Grand Banks of Newfoundland, and has a population of 6,008 as of the March 2016 census. St. Pierre is 19 kilometers from Point May on Newfoundland's Burin Peninsula and 3,819 kilometers from Brest, the closest city in Metropolitan France. Green Island, a tiny Canadian island off the coast of St. Pierre, is approximately halfway between St. Pierre and Port May.

04. Public holidays

05. Types of leave

Paid time off

Public holidays

Sick days

Maternity leave

Paternity leave

Parental leave

Other leave

06. Employment termination

Termination process

Notice period

Severance pay

Probation period

07. Working hours



08. Minimum wage


In St. Pierre, salaries vary from 9,860 MUR per month to 174,000 MUR per month.

09. Employee benefits


Mandatory benefits postulated by law include a probationary period, pay on annual leaves, public holidays, sick leaves, maternity leave, paternity leave, and overtime pay. Statutory benefits also include social security benefits.

10. Why Rivermate as your Employer of Record / PEO?

Establishing an entity in

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

to hire a team takes time, money, and effort. The labor law in

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

has strong worker employment protection, requiring great attention to details and a thorough awareness of local best practices. Rivermate makes expanding into

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

simple and effortless. We can assist you with hiring your preferred talent, managing HR and payroll, and ensuring compliance with local legislation without the hassle of establishing a foreign branch office or subsidiary. Our PEO and Global Employer of Record solutions in

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

give you peace of mind so you can focus on running your business.

Please contact us if you'd like to learn more about how Rivermate can help you hire employees in

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

via our Employer of Record / PEO solution.

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