CHAD - Employer of record


✔ We get your team working in Chad

✔ We handle all your payroll needs

✔ We ensure 100% compliance for your business

Africa HR Solutions offers employer of record solutions for organizations that are looking to employ employees and handle payroll without establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Chad. Your employees are hired via Africa HR Solutions Chad PEO in agreement with in-country labor laws and may be on boarded within days rather than the weeks it usually requires. The individual is assigned to work on your staff, working on your institution’s behalf just as if he or she was your employee.

As always, we guarantee 100% compliance for your business in Africa.

Need Employer of Record services in Chad?

Overview of Chad

Chad is in northern Central Africa and is a land-locked country with a large desert area in addition to the second largest wetland area in Africa. Chad’s population is 13.7 million, and they belong to more than 200 ethnic and linguistic groups. The official languages are Arabic and French.  Chad’s GDP is US 14 billion, growing at an annual rate of 5.6%. The unemployment rate is 7.8%, and the country’s major exports are oil, gold, and uranium. Chad ranks 183rd on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business scale.

Official public holidays in Chad
  • New Year’s Day
  • Easter Monday
  • May Day
  • End of the Second World War
  • Eid al-Fitr
  • Independence Day
  • Eid al-Adha
  • Proclamation of the Republic
  • The Prophet’s Birthday
  • Christmas Day
Employment in Chad

Fixed-term contracts should not exceed 24 months, and not be renewed more than once.

It is best practice to put a strong employment contract in place in Chad, in the local language, which spells out the terms of the employee’s compensation, benefits, and termination requirements. An offer letter and employment contract in Chad should always state the salary and any compensation amounts in Central African CFA Francs rather than a foreign currency.

Vacation leave in Chad

Employees are generally entitled to 24 days of paid annual leave. Those with 10+ years of service are entitled to 26 days of paid leave.

Sick leave in Chad

Employees are generally entitled to at least 5 paid sick days per year.

Maternity & Paternity leave in Chad

Female employees are generally entitled to 14 weeks of paid maternity leave, through social security benefits.

Fathers are generally eligible for 2 weeks of employer-paid paternity leave.

Taxes in Chad

Employers pay social security contributions equal to 20% of wages.  Employees contribute 3.5% of their wages.

Incomes are taxed at rates between 20% and 60%, up to 60% of wages.

Termination/Severance in Chad

Probationary periods should not exceed 3 months.

In cases of redundancy, employees who have worked for at least 5 years are generally eligible to receive 8.67 weeks of notice and 5.42 weeks of severance pay.

Those with 10 years of service are eligible for 11.9 weeks of severance pay.

How Africa HR Solutions can help you in Chad

Our employer of record service allows organizations to run payroll in Chad while Africa HR Solutions takes care of tax, and compliance management issues are lifted from their shoulders and passed on ours. As an African PEO expert, we manage employment best practices, statutory and local standard, employee benefits, and employee expenditures, as well as severance and termination when needed.


Also, we keep you informed of all changes to local employment legislation in Chad.


When using our services, your new employee is effective even sooner, since he goes through a stress-free hiring transition. You’ll have peace of mind knowing you have a team of dedicated employment experts, backed by years of experience, assisting with every on-boarding.

Africa HR Solutions allows you to focus on running efficiently your core business.


We’ll get to you within 48 hours.