Hire, Onboard, and Pay Contractors in Switzerland

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

Avg Time to Hiring

Less than 5 minutes



Time Zone

GMT+2 (Bern)

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at a glance

Hiring contractors in Switzerland can be a rollercoaster

Hiring Swiss contractors in line with Switzerland's laws and regulations like the Swiss Code of Obligations can be a challenging task. You must handle the country's stringent misclassification rules, determine acceptable payment methods, and manage tax paperwork. Rippling streamlines the onboarding and payment process, enabling swift and compliant team expansion in Switzerland or globally.

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Worry-free Compliance

Avoid misclassifying contractors in Switzerland

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

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Support your Swiss contractors right out of the box with Rippling

Simplified Onboarding

Onboard contractors in Switzerland in 90 seconds

Rippling makes it easy to onboard Swiss 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 Swiss 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 Swiss contractors in CHF

Easily pay contractors in your currency or CHF. 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.