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Labor Laws in Burundi

  • Annual Leave: 20 days
  • Maternity Leave: 12 weeks
  • Public Holidays: 13
  • Workweek: 40 hours per week.

Value Added Tax (VAT) in Burundi

VAT is imposed on the sale of goods and the provision of services, and on imports.

The standard VAT rate is 18%, with exemptions and zero rating available in certain cases.

Social Security in Burundi

The contribution to the Social Security fund is 10%.

  • 6% by the employer and 4% by the employee, capped at BIF450 000 per month, and
  • an additional 3% contribution by the employer, capped at BIF80 000 per month.

Work Visas in Burundi

Here is work visa information for Burundi, download our guide for an extensive breakdown.

Some of the main visa categories available in Burundi are as follows:

  • Business Visa
  • Tourist Visa
  • Missionary Visa

Burundi visas are generally issued for single or multiple entry, valid for up to 90 days, at the discretion of the Embassy of Burundi.

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