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.


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.