EOR Solutions

Djibouti Employer of Record (EOR) Services

Compliantly hire and pay employees in Djibouti. 

No in-country entity needed.

Breedj offers employer of record solutions in Djibouti. 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 Djibouti

Djibouti, a strategically located African nation, presents unique opportunities for global organizations looking to expand their operations. According to the World Bank’s latest Ease of Doing Business Index, Djibouti ranks 112 out of 190 economies globally. This ranking reflects the country’s ongoing efforts to create a business-friendly environment that attracts foreign investment and fosters economic growth.

For international organizations, the Ease of Doing Business rank is an important indicator of the regulatory landscape and potential challenges they may encounter when operating in a new country. Djibouti’s rank implies that while the country has made strides in creating a conducive environment for business, there may still be complexities and nuances to navigate when setting up operations.

This is where Breedj’s Djibouti employer of record services can be of immense value to your organization. Our in-depth knowledge of local labor laws and regulations, coupled with our extensive experience in the region, ensures seamless compliance and a streamlined process for hiring and managing employees in Djibouti. By partnering with Breedj, your organization can confidently navigate the local business landscape and maximize the opportunities that this dynamic African nation has to offer.

Hiring in Djibouti

When it comes to hiring talent in Djibouti, global organizations have two primary options: setting up their own entity or utilizing an employer of record (EOR) solution like Breedj. Establishing an in-country entity can be time-consuming, costly, and fraught with challenges, particularly for companies unfamiliar with local employment laws and regulations. Non-compliance can lead to significant penalties and reputational damage, making it a high-risk approach.

On the other hand, choosing Breedj’s Djibouti EOR services provides a more efficient and risk-averse solution. By partnering with us, your organization can gain instant access to our local expertise and established infrastructure. This enables a faster time to market, as you won’t need to invest time and resources in setting up an in-country entity. Furthermore, our EOR solution ensures timely and accurate employee salary payments, while guaranteeing compliance with local labor laws.

In essence, Breedj’s Djibouti EOR services alleviate the complexities and risks associated with hiring and managing employees in a foreign market. By choosing Breedj as your EOR partner, your organization can focus on core business activities, with the confidence that your employment operations in Djibouti are in capable and compliant hands.

Country fact sheet


Djiboutian franc (DJF)


Djibouti City


988,000 (2021)


East Africa



Official languages

French, Arabic

Compliance guaranteed

Breedj's local employment expertise in Djibouti

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 Djibouti

Understanding and adhering to Djibouti’s statutory labor laws is crucial for global organizations operating in the country. Breedj’s Djibouti employer of record services ensures your organization remains fully compliant with these regulations. Key aspects of Djibouti’s labor laws include:

Employee Probation Period: Probationary periods for indefinite-term contracts are permitted as follows:

  • Hourly employees: 15 days
  • Monthly wage employees: 1 month
  • Supervisors, executives, and equivalents: 3 months


Annual Leave: Employees in Djibouti are generally eligible for 30 days of paid annual leave.

Maternity Leave: Female employees are entitled to 14 weeks of paid maternity leave, with 8 weeks to be taken before the birth and 6 weeks afterward.

Paternity Leave: Fathers in Djibouti are entitled to 3 days of paid paternity leave.

Sick Leave: Employees with a certified medical doctor’s confirmation of illness are entitled to retain their salary for the following periods, based on seniority:

  • Less than 12 consecutive months of service: 50% of the salary for 1 month
  • More than 12 months and less than 5 consecutive years of service: 50% of the salary for 3 months
  • More than 5 years of seniority: 50% of the salary for 9 months


By leveraging Breedj’s EOR services, your organization can rest assured that it remains in full compliance with these statutory labor laws in Djibouti.

Labor regulations

Annual leave

30 days

Sick leave


Maternity leave

14 weeks

Paternity leave

3 days

Employee probation

15 days to 3 months

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Social security in Djibouti

Compliance with Djibouti’s social security regulations is essential for organizations employing local talent. As part of our employer of record services, Breedj ensures that both employer and employee contributions are accurately calculated and submitted according to local requirements.

In Djibouti, employers are required to contribute 15.7% of an employee’s total salary, including fringe benefits, towards social security. This contribution is capped at DJF 400,000 per month and covers the following components:

  • Family allowance: 5.5%
  • Health and professional injuries: 6.2%
  • Retirement pension: 4%
  • Mandatory health insurance: 2%


Employees are also required to contribute 4% of their salary towards social security.

By partnering with Breedj, your organization benefits from our expertise in navigating Djibouti’s social security system. We ensure that all contributions are accurately calculated, withheld, and remitted to the relevant authorities, keeping your organization fully compliant and eliminating the risk of penalties associated with non-compliance.

Trust Breedj to handle the complexities of social security in Djibouti, allowing your organization to focus on growth and success in this promising market.

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 Djibouti

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.