Working in South Sudan

South Sudan is a developing economy as the nation continues to grow. The economy is built on oil and agriculture, but while there is much potential, skill levels and infrastructure hamper development.

Working in South Sudan

South Sudan 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 South Sudan is not advised prior to obtaining an offer of employment.

South Sudan - Need To Know




South Sudanese Pound (SSP)

Dialling Code


Official Languages


Capital City Airport

Juba International Airport


South Sudan (UTC +03:00)

How Do I Work In South Sudan?

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