Algeria Payroll Outsourcing

Pay Your Talents in Algeria Compliantly

Seeking A Reliable Payroll Partner in Algeria?

With our Algeria Payroll Outsourcing services, your talents are paid on time and without error! Our team at Africa HR Solutions also provides your company with much-needed guidance to ensure that your operations comply with Algeria’s Labor Code and tax policies. Over the years, we have played a pivotal role in the expansion of over 400 clients across Africa by providing reliable HR and payroll and cross-border payment outsourcing solutions.

Algeria Country Overview

Algeria, Africa’s largest country, with a territory stretching over 2.3 million km, presents a fantastic opportunity for expansion.

Strategic advantage: Algeria’s geolocation between the European continent and other developing nations in North Africa provides strategic geographical advantages. For instance, Algeria boasts arable lands, through the desert and to the sea, and has coastlines along the Mediterranean Sea, connecting it more readily to Europe.

Population: Algeria’s population of around 44 million people also adds to its many strengths, with the latter being mostly trilingual and speaking a mix of Arabic, Tamazight and French.

Economy: The country also enjoys a competitive economy, thanks to its richness in natural resources such as oil, natural gas and mineral deposits. Agriculture also plays a significant role in the economy, contributing to 14% of Algeria’s GDP. It is no surprise that Algeria is the 4th largest economic powerhouse in Africa. Now looking to expand its economy, Algeria aims to establish an electronics manufacturing center in the region by increasing local production of ICT products.

Payroll in Algeria - What You Should Know

  • Population: 44,616,626
  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $167.98 B
  • GDP Growth (April 2021): 3.8%
  • Inflation (April 2021): 4.9%
  • Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 0.8%
  • Unemployment Rate: 12.7%
  • Capital: Algiers
  • Currency: Algerian Dinar
  • Languages: Arabic, French
  • Employer Contribution 

    • 26.00% of the employer’s payroll must be contributed to social insurance. This enables coverage for illness, unemployment, work accidents, and retirement. 

    Employee Contribution 

    • 9.00% of the employee’s payroll must be contributed to social insurance. This enables coverage for illness, unemployment, work accidents, and retirement.
  • Value-added tax (VAT) 

    The standard VAT rate is 19% in Algeria while the reduced rate is 9%. The value-added tax is applied to all economic activities in the country. 

    Monthly VAT returns are due by the 20th of the following month. 

Paid Time Off 

According to Algeria’s labor law, employees are entitled to up to 30 days of paid annual leave. In the Southern province of the country, however, employees are entitled to up to 40 days. 

Sick Leave 

Algerian workers are entitled to 15 days of sick leave paid at 50% of their salary for the first day and 100% from the 16th day onwards. This is thanks to the contributions made to the National Fund of Social Security. 

Maternity Leave 

In Algeria, women are entitled to a maximum of 14 weeks of paid maternity leave at 100% of their wage. 

However, according to Algeria’s law, to be eligible for the remuneration, the concerned party must give birth in the presence of a qualified professional or certified doctor. 

Paternity Leave 

Men are entitled to 3 days of paid paternity leave.

  • Fixed term contracts terminate on their expiry date. 
  • Unlimited term employment contracts may only be terminated for cause or redundancy. There must be a case of serious misconduct for an employee’s contract to be terminated for cause – in which case, dismissal is only permitted once a disciplinary procedure has been carried out. 
  • A dismissal carried out without a disciplinary procedure is deemed to be ‘abusive’ and may result in consequences for the employer who will be required to pay compensation.  
  • According to the Algerian Labor Law and Legislative Decree No. 94-09 dated 26 May 1994 (the Algerian Redundancy Law), only economic reasons can justify terminating employees on redundancy grounds, and this too, only once all alternatives aimed at avoiding redundancy have been exhausted. 
  • Redundancy is subject to a mandatory procedure, decided after collective bargaining, which requires the involvement of the local labor administration.  
  • Should the procedure be carried out unlawfully, the termination of an employment contract on the grounds of redundancy is deemed to be ‘abusive’ and may result in consequences for the employer. 
  • The termination of employment for reasons other than those identified above, or where termination has taken place without the correct procedures having been followed, is deemed to be ‘abusive’, giving the right to compensation of no less than six months’ salary (where reinstatement is not possible), as well as uncapped damages as determined by the court. 

In Algeria, employees receive 15 days of severance pay per year of service (after more than 2 years of service).

  • New Year’s Day (1st January) 
  • Yennayer (12th January) 
  • Labor Day (1st May) 
  • Eid al-Fitr (Date varies) 
  • Independence Day of Algeria (5th July) 
  • Eid al-Adha (Date varies) 
  • Islamic New Year (Date varies) 
  • Ashura (Date varies) 
  • Prophet’s Birthday (Date varies) 
  • Revolution Day (1st November)

Algeria Payroll Done The Easy Way. The Right Way.

12 Years of Experience

Over more than a decade, Africa HR Solutions has become a leading payroll service provider across Africa with a proven track record of success with over 400 clients across many industries.

Bulletproof Compliance

Ensuring your operations are carried out compliantly is a must. From country-specific regulations to government laws, we make sure your company is up to code with Africa's legislation at all times.

+44 Countries in Africa

Operating in more than 44 countries in Africa, our team of experts gathered the required knowledge and local expertise to handle your needs and demands - wherever, whenever.

Single Point of Contact

Avoid unnecessary headaches and mistakes thanks to our centralized services and manage everything from a single database. A single point of contact for all of your needs across the continent.

Maximize your ROI

It is cheaper to let a third-party organization handle your payroll than to do it yourself. By saving on the overall cost of payroll, you can reallocate your budget elsewhere to promote company growth.

Swift Payroll Implementation

With Africa HR Solutions you are one call away from implementing an accurate and timely payroll operation to ensure your talents are paid on time no matter where they are in Africa.

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In the last 10 years, the scenario surrounding compliance in African countries has changed dramatically. Africa HR Solutions understands this and has become a major player in the African payroll market.