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Labor Laws in French Polynesia

  • Annual Leave: 30 days
  • Maternity Leave: 16 weeks
  • Public Holidays: 12
  • Workweek: 39 hours per week.

Income Tax in French Polynesia

French Polynesian has no income taxes on individuals, no wealth taxes, and no inheritance taxes.

Value Added Tax (VAT) in French Polynesia

The standard VAT rate in French Polynesia is 16%.

Social Security in French Polynesia

The contribution rates for social security in French Polynesia are as follows:

  • 12.8% for employees
  • 14.5% for employers
  • 2.5% for self-employed individuals

Work Visas French Polynesia

Long-Stay Visa:This visa is required for anyone planning to stay longer than three months. It is appropriate for various purposes, including employment, study, or family reunification.

Work Permit:Foreigners must apply for a work permit to exercise a salaried activity in French Polynesia. The application must be made on the website of the employment, training, and professional integration service.

Temporary Residence Permit:This permit is required for foreigners who wish to stay more than three months in French Polynesia. It is issued by the French state and is subject to the granting of a temporary residence permit and a work permit.

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