Morocco - Employer of Record (EOR)

✔ We get your team working in Morocco

✔ We handle all your payroll needs

✔ We ensure 100% compliance for your business

Africa HR Solutions flawlessly delivers Morocco employer of record services to organizations that want to recruit workers and handle payroll without establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Morocco. Your employees are hired via Africa HR Solutions Morocco Employer of Record (EOR Morocco) in agreement with in-country labor laws and may be on-boarded in days rather than the months it usually takes. The new worker is assigned to work on your team, working on your company’s behalf just like he or she was your worker.

As always, we guarantee 100% compliance for your business in Africa.

Payroll Outsourcing in Morocco

Overview of Morocco

The official name of Morocco is the Kingdom of Morocco. The country’s population is made up of approximately 37,344,787 people. Arabs and Berbers make up majority of the population, followed by Jews and others.

Morocco has 2 official languages: Arabic and Berber. Berber is a dialect in North Africa that has Afro-Asiatic roots. French is also spoken by 1/3 of the population, and is a mandatory language in schools.

The capital city of Morocco is Rabat, although the largest city is Casablanca with nearly 3,794,000 people.

New Year’s Day

Anniversary of the Independence Manifesto

Labour Day

Feast of the Throne

Anniversary of the Recovery Oued Ed-Dahab

Anniversary of the Revolution of the King and the People

Youth Day

Anniversary of the Green March

Independence Day

Aid el Ftr

Aid El Adha

1er Moharrem

Aid El Maoulid Annabaoui

It is legally required to put a written employment contract in place in Morocco, 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 Morocco should always state the salary and any compensation amounts in Moroccan diram rather than a foreign currency.

In general the work week is 44 hours, with the usual business days being Monday through Friday.

Some companies offer a 13 month bonus, and seniority bonuses are also common.

After one year of service, employees are generally entitled to 24 days of paid annual leave.

Employees are generally eligible for sick leave if they have 54 days of contributions in the prior six months of coverage. Sick pay begins on the 4th day and is usually about two-thirds of the average daily wage.

Female employees are generally entitled to 14 weeks of 100% paid maternity leave.  They may also take an additional one year of unpaid leave.

Fathers are generally entitled to 3 days of paid paternity leave.

Employers and employees contribute to social security. The amount ranges and can be up to 6.74% of wages for employees and up to 21.9% for the employer contribution. Some contributions are capped, but not all.

Private insurance is also available for access to private clinics.

Probationary periods are allowed and may be renewed once, for indefinite term contracts their initial duration are:

  • 3 months for executives
  • 1 1/2 months for white collar workers
  • 15 days for blue collar workers


Fixed term contracts may have probationary periods of up to one day per week of the contract, with a cap of 2 weeks for contracts of less than six months and a cap of one month for contracts of longer than six months.


Employment contracts may be terminated at the end of any month as follows:

  • less than one year of service: one month’s notice
  • two to nine years of service: two months’ notice
  • 9+ years of service: three months’ notice

On termination, employees are generally eligible for a severance payment based on their length of service and hours of pay.

How Africa HR Solutions Can Help You in Morocco?

Our employer of record solution enables clients to run payroll in Morocco while Africa HR Solutions takes care of tax, and compliance management matters are lifted out of their shoulders and passed on ours. As an African Employer of Record professional, we handle employment contract best practices, statutory and local norm, benefits, and employee expenses, in addition to severance and termination if required.

We also keep you apprised of any amendments to local employment legislation in Morocco.


When using our solutions, your new hire is effective even earlier, since he goes through a much better hiring experience. You’ll have peace of mind knowing that you have a group of dedicated employment specialists, backed by years of experience, assisting with every on-boarding.

Africa HR Solutions lets you focus on running efficiently your core business.




Kevina Takoordyal has a BA Hons Business Management from the University of Glamorgan, UK, with MBA in leadership and Innovation, MBA General, PMP Certified, and Agile Scrum Master. She currently works as the Head of Operations at Africa HR Solutions Ltd with more than 20 years of proven leadership capabilities in Operations, Business Development, People Management, Process Optimization, and Project Management in the Financial Services, BPO, Banking Industry, and Heath Care Industry. In Senior leadership roles with an international footprint across Europe working and extensive Pan- African experience from a compliance, finance, and operations angle, Kevina comes across with a panoply of cross-functional skills. Kevina also serves on a few Boards, Non-Independent Executive at MioD and for NGOs on a voluntary basis, a coach and mentor to aspiring female leaders across Africa and Mauritius.

Kevina is a firm believer in Servant Leadership with a strong focus and commitment to uplifting others, with the ability to deliver through a highly engaged – diverse team, and works towards consistently synergistic value creation. While being a focused and adaptive thinker and Kevina is actively participating in panel discussions on Innovation, CX, Digital transformation.

Kevina serves as Project Assessor for the National Youth upskilling program. She has been recognized as Global Talent in a few companies, Ceridian, and International SOS Ltd whereby she has been awarded a few scholarships and had the opportunity to be mentored by Senior Vice President in the US. Award Winner in various fields and at a national level and recognized including Super Achiever Leader Award in Africa in 2016, Awarded Africa Women Leader 2018.



Head of Legal & Compliance

A qualified lawyer who joined Africa HR Solutions in July 2020, Mark Du Preez has experience working in private practice for a reputable law firm in South Africa. He also played commercially focused roles at a leading private bank, wealth management company, and outsourcing firm in South Africa and Mauritius.

Mark has played a pivotal role in Africa HR Solution’s risk mitigation strategy, which positively impacted P&L performance over the years.

He currently leads the Partnerships function of the company including relationships and oversight with in-country partners (ICPs) across Africa.

alex daruty


Head of Commercial

Alex has more than 15 years of experience in the global, strategic development of both enterprise and consumer brands in categories including technology, transport, enterprise software, entertainment, and travel.

With experience in roles on both agency and corporate side, he has worked across international brands and has led the development and execution of multi-discipline campaigns across EMEA, NORAM and Asia Pacific.

His focus is on driving meaningful business impact through brand differentiation and building high-functioning, digitally oriented, and analytically driven capabilities. He is motivated by working with, and developing dynamic people, teams, and organizations.

He leads, manages, develops and mentors the Key Account Management department, including line management responsibility for the team of Key Account Managers and Key Account Administrator who represent the Company as the primary communication link between all relevant stakeholders, including clients, third party in-country partners and internal functions.

Originally from Mauritius, he holds bachelor’s degrees in International Business, Finance and Management from the University of Nevada, Reno.