Remote’s guide to employing in

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With localized contracts, easy invoice management, and best-in-class compliance, you can grow your team in Madagascar with confidence. Currently, you can hire and manage contractors in Madagascar through Remote, but our EOR services are not yet live.

Services available in this country:
Contractor Management
  • Capital City


  • Currency

    Malagasy ariary (Ar, MGA)

  • Languages

    Malagasy and French

  • Population size


Services available in this country:
Contractor Management
A dirt road lined with many baobab trees.

Employment termination in Madagascar

Termination process

Employers can dismiss employees for business reasons, personal preferences, and serious misconduct. A written notice providing a reason for termination must be tendered in writing.

Notice period

The notice period depends on the type of employment and an employee’s tenure but ranges from eight days to six months.

Severance pay

Workers who are dismissed for business reasons are entitled to severance payments equal to 10 days’ wages for each year of service, capped at six months’ pay.

Probation periods

The Madagascar Labour Code stipulates that probationary periods must not not exceed 6 months.