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Expand your global workforce in DjDjibouti









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Djiboutian franc (DJF)

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Employer of Record in Djibouti.

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 Djibouti. Your candidate is hired via G-P’ Djibouti 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.

9Holidays per year
48hours per weekWorking hours per day or month
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Payroll in Djibouti.

Djibouti’s location on the Horn of Africa with both land and sea borders makes it a desirable place for companies looking to expand. The country also controls shipping access to the Red Sea, with the U.S. operating a naval base in the country as well. While your whole company looks forward to an expansion in Djibouti, you need to focus on how you’ll expand from setting up your payroll to establishing an entity.

Hiring in DjDjibouti.

Hiring employees is an essential task for all companies expanding to Djibouti and beyond. Talented employees who are committed to your company will help you build a new location and free up your time to focus on forming valuable business relationships. However, it can be challenging to recruit and hire Djibouti employees while you’re also handling your payroll, managing benefits, and trying to establish a subsidiary.

Compensation & Benefits in Djibouti.

Once you hire employees, the next step is creating a competitive compensation and benefits plan. First, you have to meet Djibouti’s compensation laws. Then, you need to add all guaranteed benefits to your Djibouti benefits management plan to stay compliant. Finally, adding supplemental benefits will help you keep employees happy and committed to your company.

DJF35,000 per monthMinimum wage per month
30daysAnnual vacation leave (min)

Djibouti Subsidiary.

Your Djibouti expansion is something to celebrate. However, no expansion comes without challenges. You have to hire employees under local labor laws, follow Djibouti subsidiary laws, and make sure your payroll, compensation, and benefits are all compliant. Plus, don’t forget that you have to keep running your company at home.

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

Djibouti Visas & Permits.

If your company is in the beginning stages of planning a global expansion, you’ll find that you have many options to consider. Working in Djibouti is a unique and enriching experience, but it can also be a challenge. Djibouti’s economy is not as strong as that of many other nations in Africa, although the country does offer opportunities for international development. You’ll also need to make sure all of your employees have the appropriate visas and permits before they begin working in Djibouti.


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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