Global Mobility Solutions

Niger Global Mobility Services

Compliantly move and pay employees in Niger. 

No in-country entity needed.

Breedj offers global mobility solutions in Niger. 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 Niger

Niger presents a multitude of opportunities for international businesses looking to expand their operations. As a landlocked country in West Africa, Niger boasts rich natural resources, including significant deposits of uranium, gold, and oil. Its strategic location also makes it a critical transportation hub for regional trade. Despite facing challenges related to infrastructure and development, Niger has made strides in recent years to improve its business climate and create a more attractive environment for foreign investment.

Politically, Niger has experienced relative stability, with a democratic government committed to fostering economic growth and promoting foreign investment. This stability, coupled with a young and growing population, offers a promising foundation for businesses seeking to establish a presence in the region.

The most widely spoken languages in Niger are French, which serves as the official language, and Hausa, which is spoken by a majority of the population. This linguistic diversity can facilitate communication and integration for international employees relocating to Niger.

Key immigration facts about Niger

Navigating the immigration process in Niger is a crucial aspect of relocating employees and expanding your business operations. Here are some general immigration facts to help you better understand the requirements and procedures involved:

All foreign nationals, regardless of the purpose of their visit, must obtain a visa before traveling to Niger. This includes visas for tourism, business, and employment purposes.

To apply for a work visa, applicants must provide the following documents:

  • A valid passport with at least one blank page and a minimum validity of six months
  • Three recent passport photos
  • Three completed visa application forms
  • Proof of immunization against yellow fever and cholera
  • A letter of invitation from the applicant’s employer in Niger, detailing the job position and anticipated length of stay
  • Proof of travel arrangements, such as a flight itinerary or a copy of the airline ticket
  • Foreign employees must be sponsored by a Niger-based company to obtain a work permit.

After submitting the application and supporting documents, applicants should remain in their country of residence until their visa application is approved. The processing time typically takes about a month.

Upon approval and receipt of the work visa, employees can travel to Niger and begin working for their sponsoring company.

Country fact sheet


West African CFA franc (XOF)




24.2 million (2021)


West Africa



Official languages


Compliance guaranteed

Breedj's local employment expertise in Niger

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 Niger

Understanding the income tax system in Niger is essential for businesses and employees when relocating to the country. Here is an overview of the key aspects of income tax in Niger:

Taxable income encompasses all earnings provided to the taxpayer by their employer, including direct payments, credited amounts accessible for withdrawal, and benefits in kind, accrued during the tax year.

For life annuities, the taxable income is the sum of the arrears received within the tax period.

The tax on salaries and wages is calculated based on the net monthly income, rounded down to the nearest thousand francs.

Niger’s income tax rates are progressive, with higher rates applied to higher income brackets. It is crucial for businesses and employees to familiarize themselves with these rates to ensure compliance with local tax laws and accurate financial planning.

By understanding the income tax system in Niger, both employers and employees can effectively manage their tax obligations and navigate the financial implications of relocation.

Labor regulations

Annual leave

30 days

Sick leave

Up to 6 months

Maternity leave

14 weeks

Paternity leave

1 day

Employee probation

Up to 6 months

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VAT in Niger

Value Added Tax (VAT) is another critical aspect of Niger’s tax system that businesses and employees should be aware of when relocating. Here is an overview of the key aspects of VAT in Niger:

VAT is levied at a flat rate of 19% on all goods, services, and imports.

Some goods and services are subject to reduced VAT rates, such as:

Land transport of people and goods, which is taxed at 10%

Accommodation and food services provided by hotels, which are taxed at 10%

Certain goods and services, including essential items and public services, which are taxed at 5% upon import or domestic sale

Some goods and services may be exempt from VAT. It is crucial for businesses to be familiar with these exemptions to ensure compliance with local tax regulations and minimize tax liabilities.

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 Niger

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.