Remote Onboarding: Everything You Need to Know

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When it comes to onboarding, we understand the need for speed.

Our current global average is approximately 3 days to onboard an employee once their self enrollment is complete.

This assumes:

  • The employee has the legal right to work in the country
  • There are no change request for the employment agreement
  • There are no temporary restrictions due to unforeseen circumstances (e.g. government closures, restricted access to employee registrations, geopolitical events, etc.)

An important note: The faster the employee completes their self-enrollment, the faster we can complete their onboarding. Once the employee completes their self-enrollment, you can check the status of their onboarding on the Remote platform to know exactly where they are in the process. 

See also: How to view an employee's onboarding status

Onboarding Timelines

In every country we'e available in, there's generally a minimum amount of time we require to legally and compliantly onboard an employee before their start date. When inviting an employee to complete their self-enrollment, the countryโ€™s next available start date can be selected using our start date calendar. The table below shows off our latest timelines for the top 20 countries in which we onboard โ€” based on real data from the last month.

Onboarding timelines start once the employee has completed their self enrollment on Remote and the Service Level Agreement (SLA) or Service Order (SO) has been signed (if applicable). For customers who accept our Terms of Service (ToS), the employee onboarding timeline starts once the employee has been invited to the platform and completed self enrollment. Timelines below reflect employees that act quickly, already have a right to work in the country, and scenarios where no edits to the employment agreement are made. 

Country Average Time to Onboard [last 30 days]
Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ  4 working days
Austria ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น  4 working days
Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ  2 working days
Denmark ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ  5 working days
Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ  8 working days
France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท  5 working days
Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช  3 working days
Hungary ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ  9 working days
India ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ  3 working days
Ireland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช  2 working days
Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น  4 working days
Mexico ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ  2 working days
Netherlands ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ  3 working days
New Zealand ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ  5 working days
Philippines ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ  3 working days
Portugal ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น  5 working days
Spain ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ  4 working days
Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช  3 working days
United Kingdom ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง  3 working days
United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ  2 working days

 

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