Deel Shield offers additional reassurance and protection for clients against the risk of misclassification.
With Deel Shield, Deel will take on total liability in the event of a misclassification claim.
It's a higher level of protection, but the same great flexibility and level of service for you and your contractors.
But before you can create a Shield contract, you first need to sign a Master Services Agreement (MSA).
✅ Step 1 – Sign up for Deel Shield
You may see an information banner about Deel Shield on your home page. Click Learn More.
A pop-up window will appear with general details and pricing information.
Click Get Started to start creating the Master Services Agreement.
✅ Step 2 – Review Contract
Choose your entity and the effective date. Then click Review Contract
You can ask another Team Member to review and sign the contract. They will receive an email invitation.
If you don't see the person you want to invite, click Team Settings to add a new person.
You can add a personal message to the email.
✅ Step 3 – Review and Sign contract
After you sign the contract, Deel will review and countersign.
✅ Step 4 – Create a Deel Shield contract
Now that you have signed the MSA, you can create contractor agreements with Deel Shield enabled.
You can always revivew the Master Service Agreement in your Organization Settings tab.
✅ Step 5 – Enable Deel Shield to new contract
Toggle on the option to enable Deel Shield.
You will see the management fee and the refundable deposit for the contract.
Entities that have Shield protection will say Shielded.
Please see: Frequently Asked Questions About Deel Shield