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  1. Obtaining the necessary documents
  2. Execution of documents
  3. Familiarization of the employee with the acts
  4. Introductory briefing
  5. Record of employment 

Here is the procedure for hiring in the Republic of Belarus. When hiring people with disabilities, young professionals, persons under 18 years of age and other specific categories of workers, additional requirements established by law must be taken into account.

There is additionally about the appointment of the director and accountant separate instruction.

Step 1. Obtaining the necessary documents from the employee

The employer is obliged to demand, and the employee must present the following documents:

  1. Identity document.

As a rule, such a document is a passport of a citizen of the Republic of Belarus. In practice, the employer usually keeps copies of the last two pages of the passport, as well as the registration page.

In the absence of a passport of a citizen of the Republic of Belarus, the employee can present the employer with a residence permit in Belarus or a refugee certificate.

  1. Labor book (with the exception of newcomers and part-timers).

It is important to check that on the date of hiring, the work record contains information about the employee's dismissal at the old place of work.

The work record book must be kept by the employer for the entire time of work in this organization. At the request of the employee, the employer is obliged to issue a receipt for the receipt of the work book.

A work book must be issued for each employee who has worked in the organization for more than five days. If the employee has a work book of a foreign state, it is necessary to issue a Belarusian work book of the established form.

  1. Military registration document (conscript ID or military ID).

All men, regardless of age, must have a military registration document, as well as women with medical education. A copy of the document must be left with the employer.

  1. Education document (in the presence of).

A copy of the education certificate must be left with the employer.

  1. Insurance certificate of state social insurance (with the exception of persons who have not previously received such a certificate).
  1. Photo 3 x 4 cm for registration of a personal file.
  1. Other documents confirming the circumstances related to the work, if their presentation is provided for by law.

The employer has the right to request a description of the employee from previous jobs. Previous employers are required to provide a testimonial within five calendar days from the date of receipt of the request.

When concluding an employment contract, it is forbidden to demand documents that are not provided for by law.

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Step 2. Registration of documents required for employment

In order to hire an employee, it is necessary to form private bussiness employee from the following documents:

  1. Application for a job.

In the upper left corner of the application must be affixed the manager's visa for employment: the inscription "Accept" and the signature.

  1. The order of acceptance to work.
  1. Fill in the T-2 card.

Needed for all workers. It is filled in by the employee with his own hand, without abbreviations and dashes (instead of a dash, it is written "I do not have", "I am not," etc.)

  1. Autobiography (for employees).

Autobiography is not required for blue-collar jobs / cleaners. 

  1. Personal sheet of personnel records (for employees).

It is filled in by the employee with his own hand, without abbreviations (including the name of universities, faculties, etc.) and dashes (instead of a dash, it is written “I do not have”, “I don’t belong”, etc.). For workers / cleaners, you do not need to fill out a personal record sheet. 

  1. Labor contract (agreement).
  1. Trade secret nondisclosure obligation, full liability agreement, non-competition agreement (if necessary).

Step 3. Familiarization of the employee with the local regulations of the employer

The employer must familiarize the employee against signature with the work / job description, internal labor regulations, and other local regulations in force with the employer. These documents can be found in a separate instructions.

Step 4. Conducting an introductory briefing on labor protection

The employee must sign for the conduct with him introductory briefing on labor protection.

Step 5. Making a record of employment in the employee's work book

Don't forget to checkout receipt of acceptance of the work book.

Congratulations, you have correctly hired a person!

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