Angola is the seventh largest country in Africa with strong mineral and petroleum reserves and a fast growing economy. Portuguese is the main language spoken, with more than 70% of the country using it as a first or second language.

Payroll requirements in Angola can be complicated, with many labor considerations before paying employees in Angola:

  • Fixed-term employment contracts and training contracts must be in writing
  • Minimum wage is 21,545 kwanza per month and can vary based on industry
  • Income tax and social security contributions are withheld from employee pay
  • New employees must register with the National Social Security Institute
  • A company’s workforce must be 70% Angolan, and foreign workers must be at least 18 years of age and fit the qualifications of the job
  • Work visas correspond to the duration of the employment contract, while residence permits are typically valid from 1-3 years

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