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Give approvers more time to approve hours

To give approvers more or less time to approve hours, start by visiting your Settings page. On the left, select Approving Hours and then the pencil icon. Choose how long approvers have to approve hours and Save.

  • For companies who don't use Zenefits Payroll, the approval deadline can be set anywhere from 12 hours to 5 days after the end of the pay period.
  • For those with Zenefits Payroll, this approval period is fixed at 12 hours after the period ends, and cannot be changed.
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