Hire contractors in Jamaica

Hiring contractors in Jamaica? Rippling can help you onboard and pay Jamaican 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 Jamaica—while staying compliant with local laws. 

Avg Time to Hiring

Less than 5 minutes



Time Zone

GMT-5 (Kingston)

Ready to hire a contractor in Jamaica?

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

at a glance

Hiring contractors in Jamaica can be a rollercoaster

Hiring Jamaican contractors can be overwhelming if you aren’t familiar with the Tax Administration of Jamaica’s protocols. Companies need to beware of misclassification, find a payroll system that compensates workers in Jamaican dollars (JMD), and ensure the worker is properly registered as a sole trader. But with Rippling, you can grow your global team quickly and compliantly.

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Support your Jamaican contractors right out of the box with Rippling

Simplified Onboarding

Onboard contractors in Jamaica in 90 seconds

Rippling makes it incredibly easy to set up your Jamaican contractors. Adapt everything—from contractor data fields and documents to currencies—based on their work location, comply with local laws using built-in consulting agreement templates, and provision app access with a few clicks.

Global Workforce Management

Seamlessly transition contractors to employees

As your business grows, your workforce needs change. You can easily transition a contractor to an employee in minutes while preserving any historical data. Hire and pay via Rippling EOR, or pay them through your own entity with Rippling Global Payroll.


Set up and manage your Jamaican 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 Jamaican contractors in JMD

Set payments in USD or their local currency, and easily pay all contractors in a single pay run, no matter where they are located. And if you need to pay someone off-cycle for a late invoice or add in a reimbursement? Rippling can take care of that.