Hire contractors in Iraq

Hiring contractors in Iraq? Rippling can help you onboard and pay Iraqi contractors in a single system. In just a few clicks, you can localize onboarding, provision IT and app access, and run payroll for your contractors in Iraq—while staying compliant with local laws. 

Avg Time to Hiring

Less than 5 minutes



Time Zone

GMT+3 (Baghdad)

Ready to hire a contractor in Iraq?

Book a 30-minute demo to see how Rippling can help you hire and onboard a contractor in Iraq in under 90 seconds.

at a glance

Hiring contractors in Iraq can be a rollercoaster

Without knowledge of local statutes like the Labor Act of 1987 and Labor Law 37 of 2015, hiring Iraqi contractors can be daunting. If you want to mitigate your misclassification risk and quickly hire freelancers in Baghdad or elsewhere in the Middle Eastern country, Rippling can help.

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Worry-free Compliance

Avoid misclassifying contractors in Iraq

Rippling can help you avoid costly misclassification mistakes. Worried that your Iraqi contractors are misclassified? Try our free classification assessment to find out.

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Support your Iraqi contractors right out of the box with Rippling

Simplified Onboarding

Onboard contractors in Iraq in 90 seconds

Rippling makes it easy to onboard Iraqi contractors. Send out contracts in minutes. In a single onboarding flow, contractors can sign agreements, submit required payroll and KYC information, and even set up their email account or apps—all in a few minutes from their phone.

Global Workforce Management

Seamlessly transition contractors between countries

In the digital nomad era, give your contractors the flexibility to work from anywhere. With Rippling, you can easily transition a contractor from one country to another, without needing to terminate and re-hire them.


Set up and manage your Iraqi contractors’ IT needs

Give contractors access to apps like Google Workspace and Slack with a few clicks—and remove it just as easily at the end of their contracts. You can increase security by enforcing multi-factor authentication and even set up workflows to automatically alert you of any suspicious login activity.

Contractor Compensation

Easily pay contractors in Iraq

Process contractor payroll in minutes. Need to pay someone off-cycle for a late invoice? No worries. Contractor payments are tied to invoices and integrated time-tracking, saving you manual data entry in pay runs and creating a papertrail to protect against misclassification risk.