Cameroon Employer of Record Services

Employer of Record Services in Cameroon

Frequently Asked Questions

Generally, fixed-term contracts of up to 2 years are allowed and may be renewed once. If the fixed-term contract is for more than 3 months, it must be in writing.

Although not legally required for indefinite term contracts, it is best practice to put a written employment contract in place in Cameroon,  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 Cameroon should always state the salary and any compensation amounts in Central Africa CFA francs rather than a foreign currency.

This information is provided as generally accepted information and is not intended as advisory services.

Employees pay personal income taxes of between 10% and 35%.

Cameroon celebrates 10 national holidays, including:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Youth Day
  • Good Friday
  • Labor Day
  • Ascension Day
  • National Day
  • Assumption of Mary
  • Eid al-Adha
  • Prophet’s Birthday
  • Christmas Day

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