Multi-country payroll for international teams

Finally—a streamlined solution to pay international Team Members and contractors hired with Oyster. Run compliant payroll in 140+ currencies, manage invoices and reimbursements, and access payroll reports, all in one platform.

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Multi-country payroll for international teams

A scalable payroll solution that can keep up with you

Hiring in a new country adds complexity to your payroll operations. Oyster handles these complexities and manages all payroll compliance requirements: tax withholdings, social contributions, expense reimbursements, and more. Expand globally without the admin burden.

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    Compliant hiring and payroll in 180+ countries

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    Faster time-to-hire with streamlined paperwork and communication

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    One platform to onboard and manage all team members

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    Streamlined global payroll

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    Single source of truth for contracts and documents

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    Dedicated customer service

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    Simplified hiring for full-time employees and contractors

  • Payouts in 140+ currencies
  • Over 99% payroll accuracy
  • One platform to handle salaries, expenses, and bonuses
  • Full visibility with payroll, invoice, and expense reports
  • Sync payroll data with your ERP software

Multi-currency payments on auto-pilot

Salary delays or errors negatively impact employee experience. International Team Members and contractors hired via Oyster receive timely, accurate payments consistent with local payroll frequency and preferred currency.

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Expenses, allowances, and bonuses? They’re covered too

Expenses, allowances, and bonuses? They’re covered too

That’s right! Find in-platform features to support all sorts of ad-hoc payments—from expense reimbursements to performance bonuses. No matter how you need to support and motivate your Oyster team, our payroll solution can handle it, all while staying compliant with local tax regulations.

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We even play nice with your accounting software

Your finance team will love this! Integrate Oyster with your ERP and expense management software to effortlessly sync payroll data. Keep a clear payroll structure with a single invoice for all Team Members and access detailed reports as needed.

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How to get started

Whether you’re kickstarting your global employment journey—or need help turning it around—we’re here to make the transition easy.

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    Sign up for a free Oyster account

    Explore the platform and tools for free—including the Employment Cost Calculator.

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    Receive immediate guidance when you hire

    When you submit a new hire in the platform, you’ll have a virtual hiring assistant to guide you through local compliance.

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    Access continued support from a dedicated team

    The Oyster team (yes, humans!) will review your drafted agreement, send it to you for approval, collect signatures, and handle employee onboarding.

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Trusted by teams and partners

We help teams grow faster across borders

David Dawoud

Head of People at Demodesk

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Oyster has it down in terms of its simplicity, but it’s genius at the same time. It’s simple enough that you don’t need to feel the burden of maintaining numerous systems. That’s the beauty of it."

Ally Fekaiki

CEO and founder of Juno

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Prior to using Oyster, employing anyone outside the U.K. was a nightmare for us... now it's super fast and painless."

Tyler Parson

VP of People at Chili Piper

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The biggest impact that Oyster has had on our team is certainly efficiency and speed. We’re able to onboard employees a lot faster and with a lot less anxiety about whether we’re doing it right. With Oyster, we trust that we did do it right."

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What is multi-country payroll?

Multi-country payroll describes a process where cross-border transfers are made to facilitate salary, expense, or invoice payments. Without a platform that facilitates cross-border money transfers, multi-country payroll can be complex to carry out due to international banking regulations, fees, delays, and other variables.

How do I set up multi-country payroll?

Your company can use Oyster to set up multi-country payroll for full-time employees and contractors hired with Oyster by enabling direct debit. Team Members can add their banking information right in the platform to receive their payments.

How often does payroll run in Oyster?

Oyster follows local payroll frequency requirements for full-time Team Members (e.g. bi-weekly, monthly). Fixed contractors are paid on a monthly basis. For pay-as-you-go contractors, payments are processed as soon as you approve their invoices.

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