Working in Morocco

Morocco’s economy is diverse and enjoys strong connections with the Maghreb, West Africa and Europe. The economy is the 6th largest in Africa, and is powered by it’s Mining, Manufacturing and Technology industries. The country has excellent relationships with Spain and France, which boost its exports.

Working in Morocco

Morocco has a well developed economy with several sectors growing, and is an attractive destination for employers and professionals alike. The tax system is slightly higher than regional neighbours, but similar to many European countries. Local and diaspora professionals will be automatically enrolled in social security. The standard working week is 40 hours. The business culture is strongly influenced by the French business culture, and as such relationships are key. Healthcare is generally good, but private insurance is a good idea for access to better quality facilities. Crime is elevated in urban environments, so follow the advice of your employers.

Morocco - Need To Know

Population

36471769

Currency

Moroccan Dirham (MAD)

Dialling Code

212

Official Languages

Arabic, Berber

Capital City Airport

Marrakech-Menara Airport

Timezone

Morocco (UTC +01:00)

How Do I Work In Morocco?

Work Authorisation and VISA requirements
You will need a VISA to work in Morocco. 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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