Hire contractors in Zambia

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

Avg Time to Hiring

Less than 5 minutes



Time Zone

GMT+2 (Lusaka)

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

at a glance

Hiring contractors in Zambia can be a rollercoaster

Zambia has one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies, making it a great place to look for talented independent contractors. But hiring a contractor in Zambia can be complex for global businesses unfamiliar with Zambian labor laws. You have to classify your workers correctly (as contractors, agents, service providers, or employees), and determine whether they have a contract of service or a contract for service. But with Rippling, you can grow your global team quickly while remaining compliant.

Worry-free Compliance

Avoid misclassifying contractors in Zambia

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

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Support your Zambian contractors right out of the box with Rippling

Simplified Onboarding

Onboard contractors in Zambia in 90 seconds

Rippling makes it easy to onboard Zambian 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 Zambian 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 Zambia

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.