Currency Pakistan Rupee
Payroll Frequency daily/weekly/bimonthly/monthly
Capital Islamabad
Date Format dmy
VAT 17%

Employer of record Services
TopSource offers complete payroll, EOR and contractor management services for Pakistan. TopSource provides Employer of Record services to global companies establishing a presence in Pakistan that do not wish to be burdened with the complications of Pakistan employment regulations.
TopSource serves as an outsourced Global Employment Solutions provider. We provide comprehensive employment services such as payroll, payroll related compliances, leave and attendance administration, HR management, and assistance with employer compliances.
If you have an established presence in Pakistan, our payroll bureau services are available. But if you are seeking to avoid the complications of a subsidiary—or wish to establish a presence quickly an convert to a subsidiary later—our EOR service is ready to support you today.

Services we offer

Payroll Processing
• Payroll bureau solutions for your Pakistan entity
• Employment solutions/leasing • Providing documents associated with employment
• Employee on-boarding process and documentation • Monthly salary calculation
• Salary disbursement to employee’s account • Pay slip generation (If applicable)
• Employee statutory benefits administration and deduction
Supplementary services
• Foreign exchange and money transfer services for payment of employees and 3rd parties

Company formation in Pakistan
We can help with company registration, company incorporation along with all the necessary documentation in Pakistan. We can also assist foreign companies to smoothly setup a company anywhere in Pakistan.

Statutory Compliances
We offer high-quality corporate statutory compliance services in Pakistan. Our services meet highest standards and meet all your compliance requirements.

  • Minimum Wage

    Minimum wage is 15,000 Pakistani Rupees per month. 16,200 in the province of Sindh.

  • Taxes
    11% or 12% if monthly payroll up to 5,000 rupees in Baluchistan province. – Social Security
    1% plus 40 rupee each month – Social Security 0% – PKR 0 -400,000
    PKR 1,000 – PKR 400,000 – 800,000 PKR 2,000 – PKR 800,000 – 1,200,000
    5% of the amount exceeding PKR 1,200,000 – PKR 1,200,000 – 2,500,000 PKR 65,000 + 15% of the amount exceeding PKR 2,500,000 – PKR 2,500,000 – 4,000,000
    PKR 290,000 + 20% of the amount exceeding PKR 4,000,000 – 4,000,000 – 8,000,000 PKR 1,090,000 + 25% of the amount exceeding PKR 8,000,000 – PKR 8,000,000
About Employment in Pakistan

Working Hours

Normal working hours are a maximum of 9 hours a day and 48 hours a week. Anything over this is considered overtime. Overtime pay in Pakistan is double the rate of employees’ regular pay. During holidays employees receive triple the pay rate.

Vacation days

Employees in Pakistan are entitled to 14 days of paid leave. They gain this right after they have completed 12 months of service.

Maternity Leave

Female employees are eligible to take 3 months of paid maternity leave. The six-week post-natal leave is obligatory. In order to receive maternity leave, the employee should be working for the same employer for at least 4 months before she gives birth.

Paternity Leave

Paternity leave is given to male employees whose wives have just given birth. New fathers can take 7 days of paternity leave but only twice during their entire employment.

Sick days

Paid sick leave is given to employees who have been certified by a Doctor. When the employees are unwell due to regular diseases, they can receive sickness benefits for a period of 121 days in one year.

Pension Fund

Contribution rates are: • Employer – 5% • Employee – 1%

Social Security

Social insurances cover old age, disability and survivor benefits, sickness, maternity and work-related injury.


A written letter should be provided when terminating a contract and reasoning for the termination must be sufficient. Severance pay amounts to 30 days’ wages for each completed year of service. Employees do not receive severance pay if they are dismissed for misconduct.
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