EOR Solutions

Benin Employer of Record (EOR) Services

Compliantly hire and pay employees in Benin. 

No in-country entity needed.

Breedj offers employer of record solutions in Benin. Through the Breedj platform, businesses of all sizes can compliantly hire and pay local nationals and expats alike.

Our platform provides a range of comprehensive solutions that simplifies EOR processes, allowing your business to operate seamlessly and in full compliance with local employment laws.

Ease of doing business in Benin

According to the World Bank’s latest Ease of Doing Business index, Benin ranks 153rd out of 190 countries, a significant improvement from its previous ranking. The index measures various factors, such as starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, and enforcing contracts, to determine the ease of doing business in a country. Despite its low ranking, Benin has made significant progress in improving its business environment in recent years, and its government continues to prioritize economic reforms to attract foreign investment.

As a global organization looking to expand to Benin, it is crucial to understand the country’s business environment. The low ranking of Benin on the index implies that doing business in the country can be challenging, especially for foreign investors. However, with our EOR services in Benin, you can navigate the complexities of the local market with ease. We provide you with instant access to local expertise, so you don’t have to worry about the intricate details of doing business in Benin. 

Our team of professionals is well-versed in the local labor laws and regulations, ensuring that your business operations are compliant with the law. With Breedj, you can take advantage of the opportunities in Benin’s growing economy without worrying about the challenges of navigating a foreign market.

Hiring in Benin

When it comes to hiring in Benin, global companies have two options: set up their own entity or use our EOR solution. Setting up an entity in Benin can be a complex and time-consuming process, requiring significant financial and administrative resources. It also involves adhering to strict local employment laws, which can be challenging for foreign companies. On the other hand, using our employer of record solution in Benin provides a faster, more straightforward alternative.

Our Benin EOR services allow you to outsource your employment responsibilities to us, ensuring that you are fully compliant with local labor laws and regulations. We take care of all administrative tasks, including employee onboarding, payroll, and tax compliance. This means that you can focus on your core business operations without worrying about the legal and administrative aspects of employing staff in Benin.

We provide tailored EOR solutions that meet your specific needs, whether you are looking to hire a single employee or an entire team. Our services are flexible, ensuring that you have complete control over your employment decisions while complying with all local labor laws and regulations. 

Country fact sheet


West African CFA franc (XOF)




12.1 million (2021)


West Africa



Official languages


Compliance guaranteed

Breedj's local employment expertise in Benin

By partnering with Breedj, you can eliminate the need to establish an in-country entity, and thus, saving valuable time and resources while benefiting from our local expertise to guarantee full compliance for your business operations.

Our platform has been designed to seamlessly take care of every aspect of the local employment environment, while you focus on your core operations.

Employment contracts

We handle employment contracts for both global employees and contractors.

Guaranteed compliance

Breedj ensures full compliance with your workers' local labor laws.

Global payroll

Our platform ensures accurate and timely international salary payments.

Legal expertise

Leverage Breedj's extensive expertise to navigate diverse employment laws.

Tax & contributions

Breedj handles tax & mandatory contributions as required by local labor laws.

Multiple currencies

Your workers are paid in their local currency, directly to their bank account.

Statutory labor laws in Benin

Understanding the statutory labor laws in Benin is crucial when employing staff in the country. Here are some of the most important labor laws to consider:

Employee probation period: In Benin, the probation period for an employee is up to three months.

Annual leave in Benin: Generally, employees in Benin are entitled to 24 paid days of annual leave. However, this entitlement increases with years of service. After 20 years of service, an additional two days are added, after 25 years, an additional four days are added, and after 30 years, an additional six days are added.

Maternity leave in Benin: Female employees in Benin are generally eligible for six weeks of paid leave before the birth and eight weeks after the birth. The employer is responsible for paying for half of the leave, with social insurance covering the rest.

Paternity leave in Benin: Fathers in Benin are entitled to three days of paid paternity leave.

Sick leave in Benin: Employees with less than two years of service are generally entitled to six months’ sick leave. Employees with two or more years of service are entitled to 12 months’ sick leave. For employees with 1-5 years’ service, they are entitled to three months at full pay and three months at half pay. For employees with 5+ years of service, they are entitled to full pay for six months.

At Breedj, we understand the complexities of the labor laws in Benin. With our employer of record services, we guarantee compliance with all local labor laws and regulations, so you can focus on your core business operations with peace of mind. Our team of experts is well-versed in the local labor laws, ensuring that your employees receive their full entitlements while protecting your business from any legal liabilities.

Labor regulations

Annual leave

24 days

Sick leave

15 days

Maternity leave

14 weeks

Paternity leave

3 days

Employee probation

Up to 3 months

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Social security in Benin

Social security is an essential aspect of employment in Benin, and understanding the employer and employee contributions is crucial. Here’s what you need to know:

The employer’s social security contribution in Benin is 15.4% of gross salary. This includes a 6.4% pension contribution and a 9% family allowance. Additionally, the employer must also contribute between 1% to 4% for industrial injury insurance, depending on the degree of risk associated with the employment.

The employee’s contribution to social security in Benin is 3.6% of their gross salary.

As a global organization looking to hire staff in Benin, complying with the local social security laws and regulations is critical. We take care of all your social security obligations as part of our Benin employer of record services. Additionally, we ensure that all employer and employee contributions are made promptly and accurately, so you can avoid any legal issues or penalties.

Our team of experts is well-versed in the intricacies of social security laws in Benin, ensuring that you are fully compliant with all local regulations. By using our Benin employer of record services, you can be confident that your employees are receiving their full entitlements while ensuring that your business is fully compliant with all local laws and regulations.

Breedj's platform

Current coverage

54 countries

Focus region


Salary payments

Supports multiple currencies

Time to market

Onboard workers in less than 24 hours

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Global expansion simplified

Confidently expand to Benin

Breedj stands out as the preferred global employment solutions provider for several reasons, offering organizations a competitive edge with a range of scalable global employment solutions.

Cost effective

Drastically reduce administrative and overhead costs related to managing global employees.

100% compliant

Stay up to date with the ever changing global legislations, policies and local labor laws.

Peace of mind

Get direct access to our global employment experts to mitigate legal risks and penalties.

Fast-track market entry

Bypass the complexities associated with establishing a branch office or in-country.

Help emerging countries

Encourage growth and uplift lesser served regions by giving a job to talented remote professionals.

Support United Nations development goals

Directly support at least four sustainable development goals, simply by using our platform.