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What are the minimum wage requirements?
The minimum wage is 68,000 AMD per month.
Contributions & Taxes
How much are the contributions & taxes?
Personal income tax is applied at a single flat rate of 21% in 2022. From January 1st, 2023 onwards it will be 20%. The employer Cost is $0.
Standard working hours are 8 hours per day, and 40 hours per week. The standard workweek is from Monday to Friday.
The employee contributions are as follows as of January 2021:
3.5% of monthly earnings up to 500,000 drams a month
For earnings exceeding 500,000 drams a month, the insured’s contribution is 10% of monthly earnings minus a flat-rate government contribution of 32,500 drams.
These rates will change on January 1, 2022, as follows:
4.5% of monthly earnings up to 500,000 drams a month.
For earnings exceeding 500,000 drams a month, the insured’s contribution is 10% of monthly earnings minus a flat-rate government contribution of 27,500 drams.
What is the payroll cycle?
The payroll cycle in Armenia is generally a monthly cycle, with wages paid by the last working day of each month.
Is there 13th salary in Armenia?
There is no mandatory or customary 13th salary payment in Armenia.
What are the main Labor Rules?
There is no at-will termination in Armenia for employers and termination must be done for just cause.
Compliant terminations include: voluntarily by the employee, by mutual agreement, or unilaterally by the employer based on: probation period, objective grounds, disciplinary dismissal, a performance due to unsuitability for the job, by the expiration of the contract.
Leave and Benefits
Leave and Benefits rules
Vacation Days in Armenia
Armenian workers are generally entitled to 20 days of annual paid vacation.
Armenia Sick Leave
Employees on sick leave due to a work-related injury or sickness can return to their previous job when healthy.
If the sickness or injury is not work-related, the employee is guaranteed their job if their absence is no more than 120 successive days or 140 total days within the past 12 months.
Employees are entitled to receive full benefits while on sick leave.
Maternity/Paternity Leave in Armenia
Female employees are allowed up to 140 days of paid maternity leave. Leave extends from 70 days before the birth to 70 days after the expected date of childbirth, or 155 days if there are complications and 180 days for multiple births.
Pay is capped at five times the legal monthly minimum wage.
Health Security & Private Insurance
Government health providers offer medical services directly to patients. Benefits include general and specialist care, hospitalization, laboratory services, dental care, maternity care, and transportation.
* Native Teams can support you in finding the best private insurance in the country. Contact us and we will send a comparison of insurance packages and prices*
Relocation and Work Permits
Native Teams will act as your Employer of Record and apply for your work permit in the country. You will be able to upload all the needed documents in our app. Native Teams will support you by giving you regular updates on the progress until you get your work and residence permit.
How long is the Visa / Work Permit process?
2 to 4 weeks depending on the authorities and provided documents.
Which documents do you need?