Hire contractors in Uganda

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

Avg Time to Hiring

Less than 5 minutes



Time Zone

GMT+3 (Kampala)

Ready to hire a contractor in Uganda?

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

at a glance

Hiring contractors in Uganda can be a rollercoaster

According to the World Bank, Uganda’s economy is expected to grow more than 6% a year in the immediate future. If you want to hire one of Uganda’s 46 million residents as an independent contractor, you have to comply with the Ugandan Employment Act and ensure you’re not misclassifying workers. Rippling can help you grow your global team with confidence—all while paying contractors in their local currency of Ugandan shillings.

Worry-free Compliance

Avoid misclassifying contractors in Uganda

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

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Support your Ugandan contractors right out of the box with Rippling

Simplified Onboarding

Onboard contractors in Uganda in 90 seconds

Rippling makes it easy to onboard Ugandan 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

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 Ugandan 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 Uganda

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.