Officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic comprising 36 states and its Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The country is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast in the south lies on the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean. Abuja is the nations’ capital however the city with the largest population is Lagos. The main languages in Nigeria are Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba however many other languages are spoken in several regions of the Country. The currency in Nigeria is the Naira (NGN) (1 EUR = 205.87 NGN).
Visa – work permits
Expat Africa Payroll through his network of local partners is able to offer the Contractor a global immigration solution in Nigeria. The Contractor who intends to carry out any business related activities needs the following documents:
Expat Payroll Africa ensures that the contractor is fully compliant to work in the country and seeks all avenues in ensuring that the specific requirements of the country are met. Expat Payroll Africa will ensure that all requirements are fulfilled and that the contractor is fully aware of any developments needed to ensure a successful acquisition of the business visa.
Applying for a work permit may be done whilst in the country or before the contractor is deployed in the said location. Expat Africa Payroll ensures that the contractor obtains the work permit in the correct way to ensure that he/she is not disrupted by local authorities in any form once the work process has commenced. A work permit may take a few weeks to secure but Expat Africa Payroll ensures that the work permit application process is done in the most efficient way possible and that all requirements are adhered to, including and informing the contractor and end user of any additional requirements that may be needed.
Tax and social security
Personal income tax rate; up to 25%
Social security by employer: 7.5%
social security by employee: 7.5%
VAT = 5%
Expat Africa Payroll can provide the Contractor with a lot of “in-country” services such as assistance in opening a bank account, in finding an accommodation, car hire, driving licence conversion, local mobile phone…
Expat Africa Payroll can also arrange for the Contractor a medical and repatriation insurance. The insurance is very flexible and the cover will depend on the requirements of the Contractor, and his family.
For more information, do not hesitate to contact Expat Africa Payroll: