Cameroon Payroll Outsourcing

Pay Your Talents in Cameroon Compliantly

Seeking A Reliable Payroll Partner in Cameroon?

With our Cameroon Payroll Outsourcing services, your talents are paid on time and without error! Our team at Africa HR Solutions also provides your company with much-needed guidance to ensure that your operations comply with Cameroon’s Labor Code and tax policies. Over the years, we have played a pivotal role in the expansion of over 400 clients across Africa by providing reliable HR and payroll and cross-border payment outsourcing solutions.

Cameroon Country Overview

Cameroon’s large population and many natural assets means investors will find Cameroon to be ripe with opportunity.

Geography: Cameroon is a lower-middle-income country located in West-Central Africa. With coastlines along the Atlantic Ocean. Cameroon boasts a unique, diverse landscape and biodiversity. Two key cities are Yaoundé, the country’s capital and largest city, and Douala, a seaport. These cities serve as transit points to ecotourism destinations and beach resorts.

Population: The country has a large population of over 26 million people.

Economy: Over the last 20 years, Cameroon has experienced steady economic growth. Cameroon is rich in natural resources (oil, gas and minerals) and cash crops (coffee, cocoa, maize and cotton).

Your company’s next milestone may just be in Cameroon – and Africa HR Solutions is ready to provide the support you need to fulfill your company’s vision. Our local experts will offer your company valuable guidance to ensure your operations are carried out in compliance with Cameroon’s Labor Code and tax policies. Over the years, we have played a pivotal role in the expansion of over 400 clients across Africa by providing reliable payroll and employment outsourcing solutions.

Payroll in Cameroon - What You Should Know

  • Population: 27,224,262
  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $45.24 B
  • GDP Growth (April 2021): 3.5%
  • Inflation, consumer prices: 2.3%
  • Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 1.7%
  • Unemployment Rate: 3.9%
  • Capital: Yaoundé
  • Currency: Central African CFA franc
  • Languages: French, English

Employer Contribution

  • Employers do not contribute to the National Social Insurance Fund (NSIF).

Employee Contribution

  • 2% of the employee’s payroll must be contributed to the National Social Insurance Fund (NSIF)
  • Value-added tax (VAT)

    The total VAT rate is 19.25% in Cameroon – applied to the supply of local goods and services while exports are zero-rated.

Paid Time-Off

Employees in Cameroon are generally allowed to accrue one and a half days of paid leave for each month of work. After 5 years of service, employees are eligible to accrue an additional 2 days per month.

Employees are also eligible for 10 days of paid leave for family events.

Sick Leave

In Cameroon, workers are entitled to 5 days of sick leave. Should an employee become sick/injured at work, the employer is expected to cover the medical fees.

Maternity Leave

In Cameroon, women are entitled to a maximum of 14 weeks of paid maternity leave. 4 weeks must be taken before the birth of the child, extended to 6 weeks if confinement is required.

Paternity Leave

In Cameroon, men can use up to 10 days of their family leave to attend to their paternal duties.

  • Fixed-term contracts may only be terminated for reasons of gross misconduct, force majeure, or with written consent of both parties.
  • Indefinite-term contracts can be terminated at any time by either the employer or the employee.
  • Notice of termination must be given, the duration of which is set by the Minister in charge of Labor and is based on the seniority and the occupational group of the employee.
  • During the notice period, the employee is generally entitled to one day off per week to look for another job.

Employees who have worked for at least 2 years are generally entitled to severance pay. The compensation amount is then determined by the Minister in charge of Labor.

  • New Year’s Day (1st January)
  • Youth Day (10th to 11th February)
  • Good Friday (10th April)
  • Labor Day (1st May)
  • National Day (20th May)
  • Ascension Day (21st May)
  • Eid al-Fitr
  • Eid al-Adha
  • Assumption of Mary (15th August)
  • Christmas Day (25th December)

Cameroon Payroll Done The Easy Way. The Right Way.

12 Years of Experience

Over more than a decade, Africa HR Solutions has become a leading payroll service provider across Africa with a proven track record of success with over 400 clients across many industries.

Bulletproof Compliance

Ensuring your operations are carried out compliantly is a must. From country-specific regulations to government laws, we make sure your company is up to code with Africa's legislation at all times.

+44 Countries in Africa

Operating in more than 44 countries in Africa, our team of experts gathered the required knowledge and local expertise to handle your needs and demands - wherever, whenever.

Single Point of Contact

Avoid unnecessary headaches and mistakes thanks to our centralized services and manage everything from a single database. A single point of contact for all of your needs across the continent.

Maximize your ROI

It is cheaper to let a third-party organization handle your payroll than to do it yourself. By saving on the overall cost of payroll, you can reallocate your budget elsewhere to promote company growth.

Swift Payroll Implementation

With Africa HR Solutions you are one call away from implementing an accurate and timely payroll operation to ensure your talents are paid on time no matter where they are in Africa.

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Countries We Cover

In the last 10 years, the scenario surrounding compliance in African countries has changed dramatically. Africa HR Solutions understands this and has become a major player in the African payroll market.