Gabon Employer of Record Services

Employer of Record Services in Gabon

Frequently Asked Questions

Fixed term contracts of 2 years are permitted, and may be renewed once.

It is best practice to put a written employment contract in place in Gabon, in French, which spells out the terms of the employee’s compensation, benefits, and termination requirements. An offer letter and employment contract in Gabon should always state the salary and any compensation amounts in Central African CFA francs rather than a foreign currency.

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

Employers contribute 16% of payroll to social security for retirement, work injury, medicine and hospital costs, and family allowances. Employees contribute 2.5%.

Gabon celebrates 11 national holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Easter Monday
  • Women’s Rights Day
  • Labour Day
  • Whit Monday
  • Eid al-Fitr
  • Assumption of Mary
  • Independence Day (2 days)
  • Eid al-Adha
  • All Saints’ Eve
  • Christmas Day

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