Payroll Cycle
Minumum Wage
Overtime Pay
Type of day Overtime Pay
Weekly Rest Day Additional 50% on the regular day salary
Public Holiday/Overnight Additional 100% on the regular day salary
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Talent Wiki - Chad

Your quick guide on talent and labor compliance norms in Chad
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Capital
N'Djamena
Currency
Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Languages
Arabic and French
Payroll Frequency
Monthly
GDP per Capita
$742.94
Employer Tax
16.5%

Supplementary Guide for Employment and Expansion in Chad

Talent Overview

Chad is a developing country, with improving GDP ranks. The country’s primary occupations are agriculture and the oil industries for economic development. Additionally, Chad is working on better industrial infrastructure for services to get better economic developments.

Major Economic Hubs: 

N'Djamena, Moundou, Sarh, Abéché

Skills in Demand:

Information Technology Managers, Developers, Software engineers.

Local Universities

The top local universities of Chad are as follows:

Université de N'Djaména

RANKING

Chad : 1

World : 10093

École Nationale d'Administration, Tchad

RANKING

Chad : 2

World : 12002

Université Emi Koussi

RANKING

Chad : 3

World : 12582

Université de Moundou

RANKING

Chad : 4

World : 13155

Salary Data

Average monthly salary of some jobs available in Chad is as follows:

Job Title Average Salary in XAF Average Salary in USD
Financial Manager 1,030,000 - 1,000,000 XAF 1677.59 - 1628.73 USD
General Manager 1,000,000 - 800,000 XAF 1628.73 - 1302.98 USD
Business Development Manager 800,000 - 770,000 XAF 1302.98 - 1254.12 USD
Human Resource Manager 750,000 - 725,000 XAF 1221.55 - 1180.83 USD
Accounting Manager 750,000 - 725,000 XAF 1221.55 - 1180.83 USD
Financial Analyst 700,000 - 619,000 XAF 1140.11 - 1008.18 USD
Project Manager 600,000 - 571,000 XAF 977.24 - 930.00 USD

Talent Sourcing Tips

Top Local Job Boards: 

Careersinafrica, CAGlobalint, Glassdoor, and LinkedIn

Number of LinkedIn users:

63,680

Top Recruitment Agencies:

Expat, CAGlobalint

Employing in Chad

Employment in Chad is overseen by several legal instruments, from the Constitution to laws on social security schemes. While onboarding an individual, the employer must know about it. This section mentions all the necessary information.

Employee Contract

The language of the contract should be in the local language, Arabic and French. But to obtain a work permit for foreign employees, the employment contract must be translated into English.

Probation Period

The probation period in Chad is 30 days.

Public and Provincial Holidays

Date Name Type
1 Jan New Year Public Holiday
8 Mar International Women's Day Public Holiday
18 Apr Easter Monday Public Holiday
1 May May Day Public Holiday
2 May May Day observed Public Holiday
2 May Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
10 Jul Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
11 Aug Independence Day Public Holiday
8 Oct The Prophet's Birthday (Tentative Date) Public Holiday
1 Nov All Saints' Day Public Holiday
28 Nov Proclamation of the Republic Public Holiday
1 Dec Freedom and Democracy Day Public Holiday
25 Dec Christmas Day Public Holiday

Employee Leaves

Type of Leave Time Period Mandatory
Annual Leave 24 days Yes
Sick Leave 5 days Yes
Maternity Leave 98 days Yes

Payroll

Payroll Cycle:

The payroll cycle in Chad is Hourly and Monthly.

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Minimum Wage:

The minimum wage in Chad is 303XAF per hour.

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Overtime Pay:

The overtime pay varies based on the work done on the weekly rest day and public holidays.

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Health Examination Clause

Bonus

13th Month Pay: 

There is no statutory law in Chad for 13th month pay salary.

Employee Benefits: 

  • ~Family Allowance: This is a social security contribution to help the employee with the benefits required to look after the family. The contribution is made by the employer.
  • ~Injury Insurance: This social security ensures that the employee is compensated if there is an injury during work premises. This is a social security contribution done by the employer.
  • ~Old-age Pension: This social security ensures that the employee is compensated after retirement. The contribution is made by both the employee and the employer.
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Taxes

Employer Payroll Tax:

Funds Employer Contributions Limited to
Family Allowance 7.50% Up to 500,000XAF per month
Work-Related Accident 4% Up to 500,000XAF per month
Pension 5% Up to 500,000XAF per month

Employee Payroll Tax:

Funds Employe Contributions Limited to
Pension 3.50% Up to 500,000XAF per month

Employee Income Tax: 

Algeria follows a progressive income tax structure for individual taxpayers.

Annual Taxable Income Tax Rates
Ranging from 0 to 800,000 XAF 0
Ranging from 800,001 to 2,500,000 XAF 10%
Ranging from 2,500,001 to 7,500,000 XAF 20%
Above 7,500,000 XAF 30%

VAT:

The standard rate of VAT in Chad is 18%.

Offboarding & Termination

Termination Process

Both parties, employee and employer, can terminate the employment contract with a notice period. Moreover, if the contract specifies a limited time period of employment, it will terminate automatically after the completion. However, the employer can terminate the contract if there is any misconduct on the employee’s part.

Notice Period

The notice period in Chad is 60days.

Severance Pay

In Chad, the severance pay varies on the years of service provided as well as the reason for dismissal. If any of the parties terminate the employment contract with no misconduct, the employees are entitled to severance pay:

Years of Service Severance Pay
From 2 to 5 years of service 25% of the gross salary per year
From 5 to 10 years of service 30% of the gross salary per year
Above 1o years of service 35% of the gross salary per year

If there is a dismissal of the employee due to a work injury or accident;

Years of Service Severance Pay
From 2 to 5 years of service 30% of the gross salary per year
From 5 to 10 years of service 35% of the gross salary per year
Above 10 years of service 40% of the gross salary per year

Visa and Immigration

The individuals can apply for a single entry visa or a multiple entry visa, with 30 days and 90 days of validity respectively. Further, the visa can be extended to a work permit by the individual based on the stay for work purposes. However, the individual must provide all the personal details with documents and the employment contract.

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