Hire contractors in South Africa
Hiring contractors in South Africa? Rippling can help you onboard and pay South African 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 South Africa—while staying compliant with local laws.
Avg Time to Hiring
Less than 5 minutes
GMT+2 (Cape Town)
at a glance
Hiring contractors in South Africa can be a rollercoaster
Nearly four million skilled independent contractors live throughout South Africa, and hiring them gives you access to a talented workforce. But if you aren’t familiar with South Africa’s Labour Relations Act, you may risk penalties from the South African Revenue Service. Whether hiring freelancers down in Cape Town, up in Johannesburg and Pretoria, or anywhere else in South Africa, Rippling can help you grow your global team quickly and compliantly.Read our free guide
Avoid misclassifying contractors in South Africa
Rippling can help you avoid costly misclassification mistakes. Worried that your South African contractors are misclassified? Try our free classification assessment to find out.Take our free quiz
GLOBAL WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT
Support your South African contractors right out of the box with Rippling
Onboard contractors in South Africa in 90 seconds
Rippling makes it incredibly easy to set up your South African 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.
APP & IT MANAGEMENT
Set up and manage your South African 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.
Easily pay South African contractors in ZAR
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.