Central African Republic Payroll Outsourcing

Pay Your Talents in Central African Republic Compliantly

Seeking A Reliable Payroll Partner in Central African Republic?

With our Central African Republic 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 Labor Code and tax policies in the Central African Republic. 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.

Central African Republic Country Overview

Landlocked in the very center of Africa, the Central African Republic presents a land of untapped opportunity.

Geographic location: Located in Central Africa, this country has many land borders, presenting opportunities to travel and engage with different hubs. Central African Republic is bordered by Chad to the north, Sudan to the northeast, South Sudan to the southeast, the Democratic Republic of Congo to the south, the Republic of the Congo to the southwest, and Cameroon to the west.

Population: The Central African Republic has a population of 4.92 million people.

Economy: While the Central African Republic is among the least developed countries in Africa, it holds great potential and boasts an abundance of mineral resources (particularly diamonds, gold, uranium, iron, copper, and manganese) which generate roughly half of all export revenue. The Central African Republic also has renowned arable lands, with great opportunities for agriculture.   

The Central African Republic represents a true opportunity for investors looking to be pioneers of change and growth in this naturally rich territory.

Payroll in Central African Republic - What You Should Know

  • Population: 4,919,987
  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $2.52 B
  • GDP Growth (April 2021): 0.9%
  • Inflation, consumer prices: 4.3%
  • Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 1.5%
  • Unemployment Rate: 6.6%
  • Capital: Bangui
  • Currency: Central African CFA franc
  • Languages: French, Sango

Employer Contribution

  • 19% of the employer’s payroll must be contributed to social security.

Employee Contribution

  • Employees do not contribute to social security.
  • Value-added tax (VAT)

    • VAT is levied at a standard rate of 19% in the Central African Republic.
    • Some goods such as wheat, fish, milk, and refined oils are subjected to a reduced VAT rate of 5%.
    • Exports and international services are zero-rated.

Paid Time-Off

Employees in Central African Republic are generally entitled to 24 days of paid leave.

Sick Leave

In Central African Republic, workers are entitled to 5 days of sick leave paid at 100% of their regular wage.

Maternity Leave

In the Central African Republic, women are entitled to a maximum of 14 weeks of paid maternity leave, with 6 weeks to be taken before birth and the remaining 8 postpartum.

Maternity leave can be extended for an additional 3 weeks in case of an emergency illness caused by pregnancy or birth. However, this must be justified by a medical certificate.

Paternity Leave

There is no statutory paternity leave in the Central African Republic.

  • The notice period can vary from 8 days to 3 months depending on the years of service accumulated by the employee.

There is no statutory severance pay in the Central African Republic unless stated otherwise in the contract of employment.

  • New Year’s Day (1st January)
  • Barthelemy Boganda Day (29th March)
  • Easter Monday (13th April)
  • Labor Day (1st May)
  • Ascension Day (21st May)
  • Eid al-Fitr
  • Whit Monday (1st June)
  • Prayer Day (30th June)
  • Independence Day (13th August)
  • Assumption of Mary (15th August)
  • All Saints’ Day (1st November)
  • National Day (1st December)
  • Christmas Day (25th December)

Payroll in the Central African Republic 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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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.