Hire contractors in Sri Lanka

Hiring contractors in Sri Lanka? Rippling can help you onboard and pay Sri Lankan 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 Sri Lanka—while staying compliant with local laws. 

Avg Time to Hiring

Less than 5 minutes



Time Zone

GMT+5:30 (Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte)

Ready to hire a contractor in Sri Lanka?

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

at a glance

Hiring contractors in Sri Lanka can be a rollercoaster

Hiring contractors in Sri Lanka can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to navigating the regulations set forth by the Department of Labour. Three tests, including the economic reality test, help employers determine the correct classification of their workers. With Rippling, you can pass these tests with flying colors, keep your workforce compliant, and avoid legal consequences.

Worry-free Compliance

Avoid misclassifying contractors in Sri Lanka

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

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Support your Sri Lankan contractors right out of the box with Rippling

Simplified Onboarding

Onboard contractors in Sri Lanka in 90 seconds

Rippling makes it easy to onboard Sri Lankan 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 Sri Lankan 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 Sri Lankan contractors in LKR

Easily pay contractors in your currency or LKR. 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.