Working in Togo

Togo benefits from a strong geographic position and much of the economy is service based. The main export drivers are reexport, to their ECOWAS partners, along with cotton, phosphates and coffee. The economy continues to develop.

Working in Togo

Togo is one of the fastest developing countries in West Africa, and as a result, it is very attractive to francophone job seekers at early career and senior levels. The economy is powered by a strong agricultural sector, with many exports and coastal access. The healthcare and education sectors are limited, and private provision is essential. Crime levels are high, so following the advice of your employer is important.

Togo - Need To Know




West African CFA Franc (XOF)

Dialling Code


Official Languages


Capital City Airport

Tokoin Airport


Togo (UTC)

How Do I Work In Togo?

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