Working in Eswatini

The Eswatini economy is fairly varied, with many growing industries and a government focus on developing trade. The main industries are coal mining, timber, sugar and foodstuffs. The main trade is with South Africa due to their geographic connection.

Working in Eswatini

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

Eswatini - Need To Know




Swazi Lilangeni (SZL)

Dialling Code


Official Languages

English, Swazi

Capital City Airport

King Mswati III International Airport


Algeria (UTC +01:00)

How Do I Work In Eswatini?

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