Working in Niger

The Niger economy is heavily based on mining of uranium, oil and general agricultural production. It has good trade links with France and regional partners. It is a member of ECOWAS.

Working in Niger

Niger provides job opportunities in the mining, energy and oil & gas sectors. The country has developed over recent years, but remains relatively low on the UN developmental indexes. Healthcare and education are underdeveloped and anyone moving to Niger for work would be wise to find private alternatives for both. The country suffers from high levels of petty crime, so following the security advice of your employer is vital.

Niger - Need To Know




West African CFA Franc (XOF)

Dialling Code


Official Languages


Capital City Airport

Diori Hamani International Airport


Niger (UTC +01:00)

How Do I Work In Niger?

Work Authorisation and VISA requirements
You will need a VISA to work in Niger unless you are a citizen of an ECOWAS nation. 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 Niger