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Paid Leave in Mexico

Countries We Cover

Paid leave
in Mexico.

SALARY PAYMENT IN Mexican Peso (MXN, $)

CONTRACT LANGUAGES Spanish / English

PAYROLL TAX 36.69% – 43.72%

PAYROLL CYCLE Bi-weekly

TIME TO HIRE 12 hours

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Annual leave in Mexico (holiday / vacation)

Employees in Mexico get six paid vacation days after a year with the company. Paid vacation days increase by two days each year. After five years, when vacation reaches 14 days, each five subsequent years the employee will get two additional years. 

There are seven to eight national paid holidays in Mexico. They are as follows; 

  • New Year’s Day (January 1)
  • Constitution Day (February 1)
    • Benito Juarez Day (March 15)
  • International Labor Day (May 1)
  • Independence Day (September 16)
  • Revolution Day (third Monday in November)
  • Presidential Inauguration Day (additional holiday that comes every six years)
  • Christmas Day (December 25)

Parental leave in Mexico

Maternity leave in Mexico

Pregnant employees in Mexico get paid maternity leave for 42 days before and after birth. If the child has a disability or requires extra care, then the paid leave can be extended by two weeks.

Paternity leave in Mexico

Fathers in Mexico are entitled to 5 paid days of paternity leave.

Sick leave in Mexico

Employees are entitled to sick leave that is paid for by the social security systems. Sick leave is paid at 60% of an employee’s regular wage from the fourth day of illness, up to 52 weeks

Bereavement and compassionate leave in Mexico

In Mexico, there is no legal right to leave in the case of bereavement. Any such leave allowance must be agreed upon with the employer within the employment contract.

Hiring in Mexico, Made Easy

Your business can easily hire employees in Mexico without opening a local entity. We handle local employment law, complex tax regulations, and international payroll in 180+ countries worldwide. All you need to do is focus on your business.

FAQs

Employees in Mexico get six paid vacation days after a year with the company. Paid vacation days increase by two days each year.

In addition to the paid holiday leave, Mexico has seven to eight paid holidays annually. This typically makes for a total of 13 minimum and up to 20-25 paid days annually depending how long the employee has been with the company.

The standard amount of paid time off (PTO) in Mexico starts at six days a year for new employees and it increases by two days each year the employee is with the company.

Sick leave in Mexico is administered by social security authorities. After four days of being out of work, the sick leave social security will kick in and give the employee 60% pay for up to 52 weeks. This is not paid by the employer, but by the social security fund.

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Paid Leave in Mexico

Countries We Cover

Paid leave
in Mexico.

SALARY PAYMENT IN Mexican Peso (MXN, $)

CONTRACT LANGUAGES Spanish / English

PAYROLL TAX 36.69% – 43.72%

PAYROLL CYCLE Bi-weekly

TIME TO HIRE 12 hours

Annual leave in Mexico (holiday / vacation)

Employees in Mexico get six paid vacation days after a year with the company. Paid vacation days increase by two days each year. After five years, when vacation reaches 14 days, each five subsequent years the employee will get two additional years. 

There are seven to eight national paid holidays in Mexico. They are as follows; 

  • New Year’s Day (January 1)
  • Constitution Day (February 1)
    • Benito Juarez Day (March 15)
  • International Labor Day (May 1)
  • Independence Day (September 16)
  • Revolution Day (third Monday in November)
  • Presidential Inauguration Day (additional holiday that comes every six years)
  • Christmas Day (December 25)

Parental leave in Mexico

Maternity leave in Mexico

Pregnant employees in Mexico get paid maternity leave for 42 days before and after birth. If the child has a disability or requires extra care, then the paid leave can be extended by two weeks.

Paternity leave in Mexico

Fathers in Mexico are entitled to 5 paid days of paternity leave.

Sick leave in Mexico

Employees are entitled to sick leave that is paid for by the social security systems. Sick leave is paid at 60% of an employee’s regular wage from the fourth day of illness, up to 52 weeks

Bereavement and compassionate leave in Mexico

In Mexico, there is no legal right to leave in the case of bereavement. Any such leave allowance must be agreed upon with the employer within the employment contract.

Hiring in Mexico, Made Easy

Your business can easily hire employees in Mexico without opening a local entity. We handle local employment law, complex tax regulations, and international payroll in 180+ countries worldwide. All you need to do is focus on your business.

FAQs

Employees in Mexico get six paid vacation days after a year with the company. Paid vacation days increase by two days each year.

In addition to the paid holiday leave, Mexico has seven to eight paid holidays annually. This typically makes for a total of 13 minimum and up to 20-25 paid days annually depending how long the employee has been with the company.

The standard amount of paid time off (PTO) in Mexico starts at six days a year for new employees and it increases by two days each year the employee is with the company.

Sick leave in Mexico is administered by social security authorities. After four days of being out of work, the sick leave social security will kick in and give the employee 60% pay for up to 52 weeks. This is not paid by the employer, but by the social security fund.

Success stories from businesses we’ve helped enter and grow in new markets.

Client Testimonials

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