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Request paid time off

Request paid time off directly from your Gusto employee account. This feature is only available to employees on Complete and Concierge plans—if you don't see the ability to set up PTO requests, admins can upgrade their Gusto plan.

  1. Click the Time Off tab.
  2. Click Manage Requests from your Time Off policy.
  3. Click Request Time Off/Sick Time.
  4. Select the day(s) for your requested time off.
    • Full Days: 8 hours will be submitted for each business day (does not include weekends).
    • Partial Days: A default amount of 8 hours will be entered for each date. Update this number as needed.
    • If you select a single date, a default amount of 8 hours will be entered. Update this number as needed.
    • If you select multiple days, choose either:
  5. Add a note to your employer regarding the request (optional).
  6. Click Send Request.

Your payroll administrators will be notified by email regarding your request. Once the request has been approved or declined, you'll receive an email notification.