Working in Central African Republic

The Central African Republic has an underdeveloped economy, but it is rich in natural resources and has close trading ties with France and Burundi. The landlocked nation exports gold, diamond and timber to Europe and China and its service industry continues to develop.

Working in Central African Republic

Central African Republic is a challenging work and social environment. The majority of roles for highly skilled individuals come in the form of NGO and charitable work. The country has under developed education and healthcare systems, and anyone working in the country is advised to ensure they have insurance and access to private provisions. Social living is limited, and the population generally has very low levels of income, resulting in reduced social activity. Moving to Central African Republic is not advised prior to obtaining an offer of employment.

Central African Republic - Need To Know




Central African CFA Franc (XAF)

Dialling Code


Official Languages


Capital City Airport

M'Poko International Airport


Central African Republic (UTC +01:00)

How Do I Work In Central African Republic?

Work Authorisation and VISA requirements
You will need a VISA to work in Central African Republic. It is recommended to obtain employment there before applying, as your new employer can often sponsor your application. You can find out more information by visiting your local embassy website. More information is available using the button below.
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Job Opportunities in Central African Republic