Rwanda Employer of Record Services

Employer of Record Services in Rwanda

Frequently Asked Questions

Fixed term contracts are permitted.

It is legally required to put a written employment contract in place in Rwanda, in the local language, which spells out the terms of the employee’s compensation, benefits, and termination requirements. An offer letter and employment contract in Rwanda should always state the salary and any compensation amounts in Rwandan francs rather than a foreign currency.

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

Employers and employees must each contribute 3% of gross salaries to the national pension fund and 0.3% of salaries to the Mother’s Insurance Fund.

Employers are also required to contribute 2% of gross salaries to an occupational hazards fund.

Rwanda celebrates 14 national holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Day after New Year’s Day
  • National Heroes Day
  • Good Friday
  • Genocide against the Tutsi Memorial Day
  • Labor Day
  • Independence Day
  • Liberation Day
  • Umuganura Day
  • Assumption Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • Eid El Fitr         
  • Eid Al-Adha

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