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Labor Laws in French Guiana

  • Annual Leave: 30 days
  • Maternity Leave: 16 weeks
  • Public Holidays: 12
  • Workweek: 35 hours per week.

Income Tax in French Guiana

French Guinea follows the same personal income tax laws/rate of France - 0% to 45%.

Value Added Tax (VAT) in French Guiana

The standard VAT rate in French Guiana is 20%.

Social Security in French Guiana

The social security system of France is used in French Guiana.

Work Visas French Guiana

Work Permit (Autorisation de travail):This visa is required for foreign workers who are not EU citizens and need to work in French Guiana. The employer must apply for the work permit on behalf of the foreign worker, and the application must include proof of the job offer, the foreign worker's qualifications, and the employer's financial stability.

Residence Permit (Carte de séjour):Foreign workers must also obtain a residence permit, which is typically granted for the duration of their work contract. This permit allows them to live and work in French Guiana.

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