4. Types of leave

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Paid time off

Public holidays

Somalia recognizes seven public holidays.

Sick days

Maternity leave

Paternity leave

Parental leave

Other leave

5. Employment termination

There is no information about employment information for this country.

Termination process

The employer must notify the employee's trade union. Additionally, they must notify the labor officer in charge of the area in which the employee works of the reasons for and extent of the proposed redundancy at least one month prior to the scheduled date of termination due to redundancy. If the employee is not a member of a union, the employer must personally notify him or her in writing. There must be a collective bargaining agreement between the employer and a trade union outlining the terminal benefits provided upon redundancy and ensuring that the contract does not prejudice the employee for being or not being a union member.

Notice period

Either party may terminate an employment contract by giving the other a written notice of at least 30 days.

Probation period

A probationary period shall not exceed six months, but may be extended for an additional six months with the employee's consent.

Severance pay

The severance pay should not be less than fifteen days’ pay for each completed year of service.

6. Working hours

There is no information about the working hours for this country.

General working schedule

Overtime

7. Minimum wage

There is no information about the working hours for this country.

Somalia does not have a minimum wage policy.

8. Employee benefits

There is no information about the working hours for this country.

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.

9. Taxes

There is no information about the working hours for this country.

Corporate tax

There is currently no information regarding taxation in Somalia.

Individual income tax

There is currently no information regarding taxation in Somalia.

VAT, GST and sales tax

There is currently no information regarding taxation in Somalia.

10. VISA and work permits

There is no information about the working hours for this country.

Travelers to Somalia must apply for, submit, and receive a Somalia visa in accordance with the Somalia visa policy. The Somalia visa policy stipulates that you must have a Somalia visa in order to enter, reside in, or exit the country.

If a traveler wishes to apply for a Somalia visa, certain details must be provided in order for the visa to be submitted, processed, and approved. These details include the country from which the passport was applied for and issued, the length of time that the traveler intends to stay in Somalia, and the reason for the traveler's visit.

The Somalia government implemented the Somalia visa, which is available to nationals of countries all over the world who are not visa-exempt, and the traveler in possession of a Somalia visa can stay in Somalia for up to 90 days per entry. The implementation of this visa has enabled people to explore Somalia for both tourism and commercial interests.

The Somalia visa is part of the Schengen Agreement, which permits tourists to visit all of the nations in the Schengen region with only single visa. Holders of the Schengen visa are permitted to travel to 27 countries, including Somalia.

Somalia has negotiated agreements with over 150 nations that exclude these countries from visa requirements. Any traveler possessing a passport from one of the exempt nations is allowed to travel without the need to apply for a visa and have it granted before departure. Somalia joined the Schengen Agreement for visa-free travel with 25 other European nations, which share the Schengen Area visa policy, which is similar to the Somalia Visa policy.

As part of the Somalia Visa policy, there is now just one visa available for tourist reasons. Travelers who wish to visit Somalia but do not have a passport that qualifies for visa exemption under the Somalia Visa policy must first acquire authorization from the Somalia government before arriving at any port of entry and attempting to cross the border into the nation.

11. Employer Of Record service terms

There is no information about the working hours for this country.

Employment contracts

There is currently no information regarding employment contracts in Somalia.

Minimum assignment length

There is no set length for assignments. This is usually indicated in the employment contract for fixed-term employments.

Payment currency

Somali Shilling

13.Opening a subsidiary in Somalia

There is no information about the working hours for this country.

How to set up a subsidiary

Subsidiary laws

13. Why choose Rivermate as your Employer of Record / PEO in Somalia

Establishing an entity in

Somalia

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

Somalia

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

Somalia

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

Somalia

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

Somalia

via our Employer of Record / PEO solution.

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