Zambia

  • Officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country in Southern Africa.
  • The neighbouring countries are the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west.
  • The capital city is Lusaka, located in the south-central part of the country.
  • The population is concentrated mainly around Lusaka in the south and the Copper belt Province to the northwest.
  • English is the official language of Zambia and eight other languages are recognized in the country.
  • The currency is the Zambian Kwacha (ZMW) (1 EUR = 6.97 ZMW).

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  • Expat Africa Payroll through a network of local partners is able to offer the Contractor a global immigration solution in Zambia.
  • The Contractor who intends to carry out any business related activities needs the following documents: Business Visa and Work Permit.
  • Business Visa – Expat Africa Payroll 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.
  • Work permit – 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.
  • Personal income tax rate; up to 35%
  • Social security by employer: 5%
  • Social security by employee: 5%
  • VAT = 16% of value added.
  • 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: Email: info [at] expatafricapayroll [dot] com 

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