Does the law limit the length of probation period, including renewals, to three months?

  • Less than 3 months
  • 3 months
  • Greater than 3 months
  • No provision
  • No Data

This map reflects policies as of 1 January 2022 in 135 countries covered by the Index. The maps are based on the Labour Rights Index 2022, produced by the WageIndicator Foundation and the Centre for Labour Research (WageIndicator Labour Law office).

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  • 26 countries require a probation period of less than 3 months. 
  • 45 countries mandate a probation period of 3 months. 
  • 51 countries require a probation period of more than 3 months.
  • 13 countries have no statutory provisions on probation period.