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Welcome to Botswana!

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Why You're Here!

Creating a worldwide workforce is a continuous process that extends beyond a contract.

TCWGlobal surpasses the typical employer of record (EOR) by ensuring that your team receives personalized attention, ranging from smooth payrolling management to customized benefits based on your specific needs and location.

  • Hire compliantly in 150 countries
  • Provide customized service and benefits
  • Remove the risk from your organization
Worker Classifications

There are no official subcategories of workers in Botswana.

Fixed-Term Contracts

Fixed term contracts are allowed, the terms of a fixed term contract including maximum length are determined by the employment contract. Fixed term contracts can be renewed without limit.

Probationary Periods

Probationary periods are permitted and can last up to 12 months for skilled workers. Termination during the probationary period requires 14 days notice without providing additional information.


There are 13 public holidays in Botswana.


After 12 months of employment, a worker is entitled to 1.25 days per month. Vacation is accrued and payable upon termination of employment. Vacation can be carryed over from year to year, for a maximum of 3 years. If vacation is carried over to a subsequent year, 8 days must be used within 6 months of the end of the previous accrual period.

Sick Leave

A worker is entitled to a minimum of 14 working days of sick leave per year after one year of continuous employment.

Working Hours

40 hours per week - 8 hours per day.


Overtime is limited to a maximum of 14 hours and payable at 1.5x the normal hourly wage. Workers who work on their rest days are entitled to 2x their normal hourly wage.


Fixed term contracts terminate when the specific task has been completed or the specific period has expired, termination can occur outside of this on lawful grounds. Termination of permanent contracts by either party may be done on lawful grounds, in cases of redundancy or breach of contract given the according notice. Termination with notice is required for both fixed and non-fixed term contracts. The amount of notice varies by number of years worked and contract terms. Additional severance payments are required for termination of permanent contracts.


12 weeks of maternity leave (six weeks before and six weeks after). An additional two weeks may be granted if there are specific medical reasons. An allowance of not less than 25% of basic pay she would have been otherwise entitled to receive for 50t for each day of absence whichever is greater must be paid.

How an EOR Can Help You Win Fast

TCWGlobal stands unmatched as the leading employer of record service provider. Our global reach, expertise in diverse industries, and commitment to client satisfaction makes us the best choice. Looking for a global employer of record or international payrolling partner that will work with you and not for you? Trust TCWGlobal. We are here for you.

Common Pitfalls in Choosing an EOR

When choosing an Employer of Record (EOR) service, people often make mistakes such as overlooking compliance, global reach, technology integration, company experience, and fee transparency. Watch this video to see what to consider when picking an EOR. 

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