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 Nicaragua with confidence. Currently, you can hire and manage contractors in Nicaragua through Remote, but our EOR services are not yet live.

Services available in this country:
Contractor Management
  • Capital City


  • Currency

    Nicaraguan córdoba (C$, NIO)

  • Languages

    Spanish and English

  • Population size


Services available in this country:
Contractor Management
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Employment termination in Nicaragua

Termination process

Any decision to dismiss an employee must be approved by the Nicaraguan labor inspection authorities & the worker in question must be paid any accrued vacation and annual bonuses.

Notice period

Workers should be notified 15 days in advance before they’re dismissed.

Severance pay

Employees who’re dismissed without just cause are entitled to severance benefits calculated as one month’s salary for the first three years, plus 20 days wages for each following year.

Under Nicaraguan law, severance payments are capped at five months’ wages.

Probation periods

Nicaraguan law limits probations to 30 days and either party can end the employment agreement without notice.