Working in Sudan

The economy of Sudan is heavily based on oil production. The country has significant mineral deposits which add to the export opportunities available. The main sector remains the agriculture sector. Main export partners reflect the amount of oil produced, and the UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia are close partners.

Working in Sudan

Sudan has an economy built on Oil & Gas, and as such, job opportunities are available for early career and senior professionals in the industry. The challenges come in the form of access to roles. The country is underdeveloped in several industries, and there is work to be found in humanitarian and NGO roles. Access to healthcare is difficult, and private healthcare provision is recommended. The education system uses Arabic as the main language, and there are private international schools in major urban areas.

Sudan - Need To Know




Sudanese Pound (SDG)

Dialling Code


Official Languages

Arabic, English

Capital City Airport

Khartoum International Airport


Sudan (UTC +02:00)

How Do I Work In Sudan?

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