Hire, Onboard, and Pay Contractors in Nigeria

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

Avg Time to Hiring

Less than 5 minutes



Time Zone

GMT+1 (Abuja)

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at a glance

Hiring contractors in Nigeria can be a rollercoaster

With a population of over 200 million and a rapidly expanding digital frontier, Nigeria is an ideal hub for finding independent contractors. But, you need to understand Nigeria’s intricate labor laws before hiring contractors there. With Rippling, you can hire contractors quickly and compliantly—anywhere in the world.

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Worry-free Compliance

Avoid misclassifying contractors in Nigeria

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

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Support your Nigerian contractors right out of the box with Rippling

Simplified Onboarding

Onboard contractors in Nigeria in 90 seconds

Rippling makes it easy to onboard Nigerian 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 Nigerian 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 Nigeria

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.