Hire contractors in Mexico

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

Avg Time to Hiring

Less than 5 minutes



Time Zone

GMT-6 (Mexico City)

Ready to hire a contractor in Mexico?

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

at a glance

Hiring contractors in Mexico can be a rollercoaster

Mexico is home to a booming population of independent contractors—as much as 60% of the country’s population is engaged in some form of informal labor. Still, hiring contractors in Mexico can be intimidating if you don’t know Mexican labor and employment laws. You have to classify your workers correctly, comply with the civil code and commercial regulations that define contractor relationships, and know how to ensure your company owns any IP created by contractors you hire. But with Rippling, you can grow your global team quickly and compliantly.

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Worry-free Compliance

Avoid misclassifying contractors in Mexico

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

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Support your Mexican contractors right out of the box with Rippling

Simplified Onboarding

Onboard contractors in Mexico in 90 seconds

Rippling makes it easy to onboard Mexican 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 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 via Rippling EOR. Through the transition, you'll retain historical documents and payroll data, and the contractor can retain their email and systems access.


Set up and manage your Mexican 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 Mexican contractors in MXN

Easily pay contractors in your currency or MXN. And if you need to pay someone off-cycle for a late invoice? You can do that in minutes. 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.