Global Mobility Solutions

Mali Global Mobility Services

Compliantly move and pay employees in Mali. 

No in-country entity needed.

Breedj offers global mobility solutions in Mali. Through the Breedj platform, businesses of all sizes can compliantly relocate and pay local nationals and expats alike.

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

Moving your employees to Mali

Mali is a landlocked country in West Africa, rich in natural resources and cultural diversity. Its economy is primarily driven by agriculture, mining, and livestock, with significant potential for growth in sectors such as renewable energy, technology, and infrastructure. As Mali continues to develop and integrate into the global market, international businesses have the opportunity to establish a presence in this emerging market and capitalize on its untapped potential.

In terms of political stability, Mali has faced challenges in recent years. However, ongoing efforts by regional and international partners are working to strengthen the country’s governance and security. A solid understanding of the local political landscape is crucial for businesses looking to expand their operations in Mali.

The most spoken languages in Mali are Bambara, French, and a variety of regional languages. French serves as the official language and is commonly used for business purposes, making it essential for international organizations to be proficient in French to effectively operate in the country.

Expanding your business operations to Mali offers numerous benefits, including access to a growing consumer market, a relatively untapped labor force, and the opportunity to forge partnerships with local enterprises. By choosing to establish a presence in Mali, your organization can capitalize on the country’s unique potential and secure a competitive advantage in the region.

Key immigration facts about Mali

Navigating the immigration process is a crucial aspect of relocating employees and establishing business operations in Mali. Here are some general immigration facts to consider:

Visas: All individuals visiting Mali must obtain a visa from one of the country’s diplomatic missions unless they are from a visa-exempt country. Currently, citizens from 25 countries can travel to Mali without a visa. The two main types of visas include business and tourist selections, with options for single-entry, multiple-entry, or stays for up to six months. It typically takes 10 days to process the visa.

Work Permits: Foreigners seeking employment in Mali must obtain a work permit. The process involves submitting the necessary documentation, including a valid employment contract, to the relevant authorities. It is essential to ensure that all requirements are met to avoid any delays or complications.

Understanding and adhering to Mali’s immigration regulations is vital for a smooth relocation process. By staying informed and proactive, you can ensure that your employees can focus on their new roles and contribute to your organization’s success in this emerging market.

Country fact sheet


West African CFA franc (XOF)




20.25 million (2021)


West Africa



Official languages


Compliance guaranteed

Breedj's local employment expertise in Mali

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.

Income Tax in Mali

Understanding the income tax system in Mali is essential for both employees and employers as they navigate the financial aspects of working in the country. Here is some general information about income tax in Mali:

Tax on Salaries and Wages: In Mali, a Tax on Salaries and Wages is instituted for the benefit of the State budget. This tax is applicable to all sums paid in the year to employees by both public and private employers.

Tax Liability: The tax is due in Mali by all persons receiving income referred to in Articles 1 and 2 of the General Tax Code, regardless of their status and nationality. This includes individuals who usually reside in Mali, carry out a remunerated salaried activity there, or receive taxable income within the country.

Labor regulations

Annual leave

22 days

Sick leave

Up to 3 months

Maternity leave

14 weeks

Paternity leave

3 days

Employee probation

Up to 6 months

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VAT in Mali

In addition to income tax, it is important for businesses and employees to understand the Value Added Tax (VAT) system in Mali, as it affects the cost of goods and services in the country. Here is some general information about VAT in Mali:

Standard VAT Rate: The standard VAT rate in Mali is 18%. This rate applies to most goods and services sold or provided within the country, and it is crucial for businesses to factor this into their pricing and financial planning.

Reduced VAT Rate: Mali offers a reduced VAT rate of 5% for specific items, such as solar and information technology materials. This lower rate aims to encourage investment and development in these sectors, which are crucial for the country’s economic growth and sustainability.

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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What they say about Breedj

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Global expansion simplified

Confidently expand to Mali

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.