Burkina Faso - PEO (Professional Employer Organisation)

Africa HR Solutions provides Burkina Faso PEO services (Professional Employer Organization) for organizations that want to hire expats and local nationals in Burkina Faso. We enable you to run payroll without first establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Burkina Faso. Your workforce is hired according to local labor laws.

As a Burkina Faso PEO expert, Africa HR Solutions manages employment contract best practices and guarantees 100% compliance for your workers in Burkina Faso.

What do I need to know about obtaining a Visa?

Visas and work permits

Africa HR Solutions Ltd through his network of local partners is able to offer the any workers a global immigration solution in Burkina-Faso. Considering there are two different kinds of visas needed to enter and stay in Burkina Faso, a short-term visa and a long-term visa is needed. To enter the country, a contractor will need to obtain a short- term visa at the Burkina Faso Embassy in his home country or at his arrival at the airport. The validity of this visa is 30 days renewable. In fact, a contractor is allowed to work once the worker is in the country and he can also apply for a long term visa and to obtain a working card. The validity of this long-term visa is one-year renewable.

Payroll Outsourcing in Burkina Faso
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Ivory Coast


Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

$29.3 billion

4.0% growth

6.4% 5-year compound annual growth

$1,682 per capita

Unemployment Rate: 3.1%

Global Ranking in Economy Progress 2016: 104th


The capital city of Burkina Faso is Ouagadougou. Also spelled Wagadugu is also the largest city of Burkina Faso. A city of large trees, contemporary buildings, markets, cultural institutions, it is a dynamic city which host higher institutions fairs or seminars.


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Burkina Faso has as main economy, the agronomic sector. Subsistence farming, fishing, hunting, forestry or the production and cultivation of cash crops employ the majority of locals. It has also a small mining industry producing: gold, phosphates or manganese deposits. Despite the heavy droughts, the economic prospects of 2016 are good with an overall growth forecast of 5.0% than in 2015.

Interesting Fact about Burkina Faso

The country has arguably the world’s best place names. Its capital – one of the oldest cities on Earth – is Ouagadougou. Leafy Bobo-Dioulasso, from where I am writing this, is the second city. It also boasts the desert market town of Gorom-Gorom (so good they named it twice), Bouroum-Bouroum (ditto), Fada N’Gourma, Tin-Akof, Niangoloko and, er, Rambo.

Here at Africa HR, We Offer A Professional Employment Outsourcing (PEO) Facility.

We provide businesses with wide range of human resources services which includes:

Human Resources Management

Salary Surveys

Payroll Administration and processing

Immigration Solutions

Recruiting and Outplacement support

Government Compliance