In order to use Paychex on your Workstream account, the following steps must be completed:

I. Integrate Workstream to Paychex

In order to ensure your company’s data are secure and can only be accessed by authorized personnel and applications, the following processes must be followed in order to integrate Workstream into Paychex:

STEP 1: The Super Admin shall submit a request to with the subject Enable paychex_onboarding feature. The Paychex Company ID must be provided on the request.

STEP 2: Your Customer Success Manager will work with Paychex to enable integration, which will take from 1 to 3 business days. Once the integration is approved, the Super Admin needs to enable the Workstream app in the Paychex Flex portal.

II: Enable the Workstream app in the Paychex Flex portal

The Flex Admin needs to configure Paychex to enable the Workstream app in the Flex portal.

STEP 1: Login to Paychex Flex, and navigate to Company Settings > Integrated apps

STEP 2: Once logged in, you will see the app with an “Access Requested” notice.

STEP 3: You will then need to toggle on the workstream integration, agree to the legal notice, and Save.

Note: If you have questions or need assistance with linking clients, please reach out for support using the form at

II. Configure the onboarding process

In order to send employees to Paychex, Super Admins must add the Paychex module to the onboarding processes used for your employees:

STEP 1: On your Workstream account, go to Onboarding > Processes.

STEP 2: Look for the process that you wish to use to send new hires to Paychex.

STEP 4: Go to Actions > Edit Process.

STEP 6: Click on Add new module, then select Paychex.

STEP 7: Complete the module setup and Save.

Once a new hire completes the onboarding process in Workstream, the new employees will be listed under the People list under the In Progress section of your Paychex dashboard:

Note: if you don’t see Paychex listed, please contact and request to enable the paychex_onboarding feature

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