Working in Congo, Republic of

The Republic of Congo has a significant oil supply, and as a result the economy is built on exporting this. It sends almost 40% of all exports to China, and trades closely with Europe and America.

Working in Congo, Republic of

The Republic of Congo is a challenging work and social environment. The majority of roles for highly skilled individuals come in the form of oil & gas 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 the Republic of Congo is not advised prior to obtaining an offer of employment.

Congo, Republic of - Need To Know




Central African CFA Franc (XAF)

Dialling Code


Official Languages


Capital City Airport

Maya-Maya Airport


Congo (UTC +01:00)

How Do I Work In Congo, Republic of?

Work Authorisation and VISA requirements
You will need a VISA to work in Republic of Congo. 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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