Payroll and HR
Administration in Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan – Payroll and HR administration services
Hiring and onboarding employees in Uzbekistan
Onboarding ProcessThe Labor Code regulates the onboarding process in Uzbekistan. An employee needs to provide the following documents to an employer during the onboarding process:
Companies can sign a fixed-term and indefinite contract with an employee. The term contracts can be prolonged for up to 5 years.
Probation PeriodUzbekistan, like many other post-soviet countries, protects the rights of an employee. The followings are the considerations for the trial period in Uzbekistan:
Health and SafetyCompanies can request medical check-ups from an employee. The employer cannot receive the criminal records or credit records from third party sources, only from an employee or by its written consent.
Work permits and Visas in Uzbekitstan
Visa TypesUnder the legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan, foreign citizens can enter Uzbekistan and transit through its territory only with entry visas.
Work PermitA company can only accept a foreign citizen if it has a work permit issued by the Agency for External Labor Migration under the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations.
Working hours and leaves in Uzbekistan
Working hours and overtimeThe regular working hours for an employee may not exceed forty hours per week. With a six-day workweek, the duration of daily work may not exceed seven hours, and with a five-day workweek, eight hours.
Vacation leaveAll employees are granted annual labor leave to rest and restore working capacity while maintaining their place of work (position) and average earnings.
Sick leaveThe Social Security Fund reimburses sick leave. The sick leave compensation is made based on the sickness list provided by the medical institution.
Maternity and paternity leaveAccording to the Labor Code, maternity leave is given to a working woman lasting 70 calendar days before childbirth and 56 (for complicated births or the birth of two or more children – 70) days after them. Only 126 days, or a little more than four months. The basis for maternity leave for an employee is a reference issued to a pregnant woman by an appropriate medical institution (usually a family clinic).
Uzbekistani Holidays in 2020
Remuneration & Benefits in Uzbekistan
Employee termination and severance in Uzbekistan
Notice periodThe notice period is one month.
Severance paymentAn employee is entitled to 2months of compensation after the notification.
Payroll related taxes in Uzbekistan
Employees are paying Personal Income Tax of 20 %.