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

Services available in this country:
Contractor Management
  • Capital City


  • Currency

    Azerbaijani manat (₼, AZN)

  • Languages


  • Population size


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

Termination process

Employers are only permitted to lay workers off with outstanding wages and severance benefits paid off.

Notice period

Prior notice must be provided before termination is scheduled to take effect, with the length depending on the employee’s tenure working with the employer.

  • Up to 2 years: six weeks’ notice

  • 2 - 5 years: two months’ notice

  • 4 - 15 years: three months’ notice

  • 15 - 25 years: four months’ notice

  • 25+ years: five months’ notice

Severance pay

Under Azerbaijani law, employees are entitled to severance benefits in proportion to their tenure with an employer.

  • Up to 1 year: one month’s pay

  • 1 - 5 years: four months’ pay

  • 5 - 10 years: seven months’ pay

  • 10+ years: 12 months’ pay

Redundant employees are entitled to at least three months’ severance pay upon termination.

Probation periods

Probation lasts for three months at most during which employee can be laid off with three months’ notice.