Algeria has a population of over 43 million people and thriving industries in the agriculture, cement, oil, and natural gas sectors. Several types of company formations are allowed in Algeria, giving businesses many opportunities to expand.

There are many labor and payroll considerations when hiring in Algeria:

  • Written employment contracts are not required
  • If an employer has more than 50 employees, the minimum wage is DZD 7,500 per month
  • Employers may pay employees using a different currency
  • Income tax and social security contributions are withheld from employee pay
  • Employers must submit tax returns for employees on a monthly basis
  • Employers must contribute to social security
  • Foreign workers must obtain a work permit and work visa to live and work in Algeria
  • Any open position filled by a foreign worker must show that there was no local resident that could fill the position

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