About domestic staff

Last updated: 01/03/2023

A private individual who wishes to employ one or more employees for household or domestic work must first become affiliated to the Monaco Social Security Funds, as an "employer of domestic staff."  

Definition of a private employer

A private employer or employer of domestic staff  is an individual who employs, at his or her residence in the Principality, one or more employees to undertake household or domestic tasks.

This category covers individuals who have staff working for them at their private residence, including in one of the following capacities:

  • Home-help
  • Maids
  • Drivers
  • Cooks
  • Domestic employees
  • Chambermaids
  • Cleaners
  • Bodyguards
  • Carers
  • Governesses
  • Handymen
  • Gardeners
  • Linen maids
  • Butlers
  • Major-domos
  • Nannies
  • Ironers
  • Valets

What is affiliation?

Affiliation allows the Monaco Social Security Funds to identify an employer. It involves assigning the employer a unique number which is used to monitor the number of staff and social security contributions.

How to affiliate?

To affiliate, contact the: Service Recouvrement des Cotisations - 11 Rue Louis Notari, Phone: (+377) 93 15 43 93, Email: recouvrement@caisses-sociales.mc - to obtain the necessary membership forms.

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