RECRUITMENT OF FOREIGN EMPLOYEES IN PERU
The hiring of foreign employees in Peru is ruled by the Legislative Decree No. 689, Law for the Recruitment of Foreign Employees as well as the Supreme Decret No. 014-92-TR.
Peruvian law allows the hiring of foreign employees as long as they do not exceed 20% of the total number of employees and the total remuneration to be paid to the foreign employees does not exceed the 30% of the total payroll.
However, these limiting percentages can be exempted in the cases of specialized or technical professional, management, administrative staff as well as in some cases that the hiring can be justified.
The Foreign employees work contracts are subscribed for a specific period, being the maximum period 3 years as well as the aforesaid contract must be approved by the Labor Peruvian authority.
Finally, in order to obtain a legal Peruvian employment contract, the foreign employee must have the migratory status of tourist or, apply for an special permit before the Peruvian Migration office.
Employment advice for foreigners.
Migration counseling and obtaining of the immigration card in Peru.
Social security advice for foreign employees in Peru.
Tax advice for foreign employees in Peru.
Administrative infringement advice for foreign employees in Peru.