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West African CFA franc (XOF)

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Employer of Record in Benin.

G-P provides employer of record services for customers that want to hire employees and run payroll without first establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Benin. Your candidate is hired via G-P’ Benin PEO in accordance with local labor laws and can be onboarded in days instead of the months it typically takes. The individual is assigned to work on your team, working on your company’s behalf exactly as if he or she were your employee to fulfill your in-country requirements.

16Holidays per year
40hours per weekWorking hours per day or month
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Payroll in Benin.

Benin is a small West African country largely focused on subsistence farming. With borders by Niger, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Togo, and the Atlantic Ocean, it’s a great access point to other countries. If you’re considering an expansion to Benin, you may be wondering how you’ll set up your payroll, hire employees, and more.

Hiring in BjBenin.

After running your company for years, you know how important it is to have the right employees on your team. You need to recruit and hire Benin employees you can trust to build your company, but you also need to stay compliant throughout the hiring process. It can prove difficult to find the time to hire and learn Benin’s employment compliance laws when you’re also trying to handle a global expansion.

Compensation & Benefits in Benin.

Compensation and benefits are two of the most complicated but important aspects of hiring. Your employees may expect a certain level of pay and benefits when choosing your company. Plus, your company needs to meet Benin’s compensation laws and provide a Benin benefits management plan that complies with statutory requirements.

FCFA 52,000 per monthMinimum wage per month
24daysAnnual vacation leave (min)

Benin Subsidiary.

Companies expanding to Benin first need to focus on the time-consuming nature of setting up a Benin subsidiary. You cannot start working in any foreign country without a registered entity, so it could take months or even a year before you can hire employees, add them to your payroll, and give out compensation and benefits.

Work visas & permits in BeninTypes of work visasRequirements to obtain a visaApplication processImportant considerations

Benin Visas & Permits.

Benin is a West African country that’s well-known as the birthplace of the Vodun, or Voodoo, religion. It’s also a great country to expand to if you’re looking to create ties to other African countries or cater to a new market. Unfortunately, many employers don’t understand how to get a work visa in Benin for each foreign employee, which can lead to compliance issues.


THIS CONTENT IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE LEGAL OR TAX ADVICE. You should always consult with and rely on your own legal and/or tax advisor(s). G-P does not provide legal or tax advice. The information is general and not tailored to a specific company or workforce and does not reflect G-P’s product delivery in any given jurisdiction. G-P makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of this information and shall have no liability arising out of or in connection with it, including any loss caused by use of, or reliance on, the information.

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