Egypt Employer of Record Services

Employer of Record Services in Egypt

Frequently Asked Questions

Fixed-term contracts are allowed for up to 5  years. Employees who continue to work after 5 years will be considered to have indefinite term contracts.

It is legally required to put a written employment contract in place in Egypt, in triplicate and in Arabic. The contract should spell out the terms of the employee’s compensation, benefits, and termination requirements. An offer letter and employment contract in Egypt should always state the salary and any compensation amounts in Egyptian pounds rather than a foreign currency.

This information is provided as generally accepted information and is not intended as advisory services.

Employees and employers must contribute to social security, up to a limit of salary, as follows:

  • For salaries up to LE 700
    • Employer: 26%
    • Employee: 14%
  • For salaries over LE 700 and up to LE 500
    • Employer: 24%
    • Employee: 11%

Social security provides the following benefits:

  • Pensions
  • Disability payments
  • Sickness payments
  • Maternity leave
  • Death allowances
  • Unemployment insurance

Egypt celebrates 12 national holidays:

  • Coptic Christmas Day
  • Revolution Day
  • Sinai Liberation Day
  • Coptic Easter
  • Labour Day
  • Sham el Messim
  • Eid Al Fitr
  • National Day
  • Eid Al Adha
  • Al Hijra
  • Armed Forces Day
  • Milad Un Nabi

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