ADP global payroll services

One simple solution for multicountry payroll processing and reporting.

Award winning Global Payroll from ADP

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Global Payroll Supplier of the Year 2022

The benefits of ADP global payroll services

ADP global payroll solutions are designed for large companies like yours. Our international payroll services combine one single, engaging user experience, and over 3,000 payroll experts advising our clients in 140 markets on global compliance. We also offer a top five security programme¹ and certified system integration, for pre-built connectivity with payroll and popular HCM systems.

Simplified global payroll

Payroll runs, tax calculations, payslips, reporting and data are all combined in one unified solution. Pay employees in a secure, efficient, and timely manner, with world-class systems and proven processes.

Localised best fit

With support available in 18 of our global service centre locations, you can access the technology expertise you need, in 35 languages. Help from our international payroll solutions can be tailored according to local population variations, complexity and capacity.

Unified global reporting

For insight-driven decision-making to help future-proof your business, we offer data collation in a unified reporting system. Make those strategic decisions more easily with single view, multicountry payroll data.

Compliance management

All payroll and HR data from each country is constantly monitored to maintain compliance with regulatory changes. Our 300 security, risk and privacy experts monitor our client accounts, so your data is always kept secure.

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One scalable solution for multicountry payroll

When you run a global business across multiple markets, a single solution for running payroll is vital. Our solution helps simplify payroll, delivering a balance of global and local payroll expertise. It provides reliable data for compliant payroll and to help you make better decisions aligned with your business strategy.

Using our innovative cloud-based technology, you’ll benefit from a single, scalable system which grows with you. So you can run payroll no matter how complex your needs, irrespective of your company size, in any part of the world.

ADP global payroll services keep you up to date with the tens of thousands of compliance changes each year. You’ll also benefit from the specialist payroll knowledge of regional and local experts.

Keeping you compliant

With our global footprint, ADP is trusted by 90 percent of Fortune 100 companies to safely pay over 38 million employees. Our 8,500+ compliance and payroll professionals will help you to simplify payroll-related legislative updates, such as the GDPR and Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs).

We monitor payroll-related legislative changes globally and ensure that you’re aware of any forthcoming statutory compliance updates. We’ll also let you know exactly how any compliance changes will affect your global payroll operations.

With our compliant solutions and expert advice, we can optimise your global payroll so that it integrates with your HR function. As the operating climate becomes ever more complex, ADP can help you build payroll solutions that are comprehensive and scalable, as well as identify average payroll tax compliance savings of $1.8 million.²

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A company you can trust

ADP was one of the very first companies to receive approval from the European Union Data Protection Authorities to implement Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs) as both a processor and controller. This approval means that we can implement the highest standards of global data protection - as a processor of clients' data and as a data controller for the personal data of employees and other business associates.

ADP is certified to issue SOC 1 and 2 reports, ISO 9001 and 27001 certifications, Sarbanes-Oxley, and Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards.

Awards & Recognition

As leaders in international payroll services and human capital management (HCM), we make it easy for you to choose a trusted provider. At the Global Payroll Awards 2022, we won the Global Payroll Supplier of the Year category. For the fourth year running, ADP has been nominated as winner of the International Payroll Service Provider of the Year at the 2022 CIPP annual excellence awards. Plus, Everest Group named us as ‘Leader’ in its Multi-Country Peak Matrix in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Plus, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of ADP³ found that large, international organisations with ADP Global Payroll saw the following benefits:

Return on investment 134%

Avoidance of compliance costs $1.8M

Total payroll process efficiency gain (large and small countries) $2.1M

Improved employee retention $951.0K

So you can relax in the knowledge that we’re here to support you on your journey to unlock the power of payroll.

Why your business needs a streamlined global payroll

According to the 2019 EY Global Payroll Survey, 65 percent of HR and payroll leaders agree that a truly global delivery model would bring significant benefits to their organisation. Buyers of a global payroll services provider such as ADP were found to achieve over 32 percent average savings due to process optimisation, over 20 percent savings through standardisation and 50 percent resource reduction from productivity improvements.⁴

Simple, multicountry payroll that grows as you grow

With ADP global payroll solutions, centralised processes and unified data help you better manage your employees’ pay, while unified reporting enables business leaders like you to see the bigger picture in order to find business opportunities and improve efficiency.

Using a trusted provider like ADP can also reassure your shareholders. From a tax standpoint, your organisation is agile enough to react to change if a new market beckons.

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How our global business payroll solutions work

ADP payroll technology simplifies the administrative tasks of managing payroll, with basic to advanced functionality, such as access to payslips and annual leave management. The platform lets you access a wide range of workforce-related reports including:

  • Headcount to labour cost analysis
  • Across geographies and employee populations

We offer our own unified HCM solutions built on top of ADP payroll, that are flexible enough to integrate easily with third-party HCM systems.

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What product is right for your company?

ADP® Global Payroll


ADP Global Payroll is a combined solution of ADP GlobalView Payroll and ADP Celergo, designed to manage global payroll for any size of multi-country business around the world. Using tools from these products, the combined solution provides on-demand reporting and analytics, and has built-in compliance, data privacy and safety features.

ADP® Celergo


ADP Celergo collects your employee data into a single system of record for up to 140 countries/markets. Starting with a base of at least two markets, it’s a simple, elegant solution to global payroll challenges that makes it easy to run payroll in multiple markets. ADP Celergo offers built-in data connectors to integrate with your existing HCM software from other popular vendors.

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ADP GlobalView® Payroll


ADP GlobalView Payroll is designed to help large multinationals deliver compliant payroll using one single system of record across over 40 countries/markets. Your HR teams gain access to powerful HR admin tools and clever reporting options, while your employees can interact directly with all aspects of their pay. Built-in data connectors mean ADP GlobalView Payroll can easily integrate with your existing HCM software from other popular vendors.

Resources & insights

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The potential of payroll in 2024: A global payroll survey

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A guide to global payroll management and best practices

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Why you need one global payroll services provider

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Your ADP global payroll services FAQs answered

What is global payroll?

Global payroll with ADP provides one single, cloud-based system of record that centralises reporting wherever your company does business. Choosing ADP provides your business with a streamlined payroll function, plus thousands of compliance experts with local knowledge across 140 markets. Our centralised processes help your teams better manage pay, while data insights from unified reporting enable more responsive and strategic decisions.

What is international payroll?

International payroll with ADP is a platform which connects and unifies multicountry payrolls, wherever your company has a presence. The benefits include the collection of all employee data into one single, cloud-based system of record. This enables your teams to have total visibility over spend. We integrate your international payroll data with HR - giving your teams access to more accurate reporting, increasing productivity and releasing significant cost efficiencies.

How to choose a global payroll provider?

When choosing a global payroll provider, make sure that you ask the right questions. Do they use best-in-class technology with subject matter experts available across multiple markets to advise when needed? Will your teams be able to access the latest multicountry payroll data in a single view? Do they provide compliance experts to update you on regulatory changes? With ADP, the answer to these questions is ‘yes’.

Does ADP do international payroll?

Yes, ADP offers a unified, scalable solution which – depending on your business size and requirements – grows as you grow. Your teams will benefit from a streamlined payroll function, plus thousands of payroll experts with local knowledge across 140 markets. We’ll integrate your global payroll data with HR systems, leading to powerful insights and collaboration across the business. Plus, you’ll no longer need to worry about regulatory compliance.

Which companies use ADP for payroll?

For over 70 years, ADP has been helping companies large and small with their payroll. These range from small businesses with just one employee, to mid-sized and enterprise organisations with offices around the globe. We work with some familiar names, including: American Apparel, PayPal, Reckitt Benckiser, ZS Associates, Qualcomm and Sharp.

1 Security 500 Magazine awarded ADP the top 5 best security programme in the IT industry.

2 Forrester Consulting, Total Economic Impact™ of ADP Global Payroll, October 2020.

3 Forrester Consulting, Total Economic Impact™ of ADP Global Payroll, October 2020.

4 Nelson-Hall, Next Generation Payroll study, 2019.

5 Volume of new regulations April 2020 vs April 2019.