* Playroll continues to analyse immediate opportunities and fulfilled roles by recruitment partners, contractors and employers to identify in-demand jobs.

Capital City

Gambia Dalasi (LD$)


GMT (GMT +1)

Employment Cost

Annual Leave

Contractually dependant

In-demand Specialties*
Electrical Engineering, Law, IT

The Ultimate Guide to Hiring Employees in Gambia

Simplify hiring employees in by partnering with Playroll. Our Employer of Record (EOR) handles hiring, onboarding, payroll, taxes, immigration, benefits administration, and compliance. While you maintain control of day-to-day tasks and responsibilities.


Key Considerations Before Hiring In Gambia

Employing in Gambia requires employers to own a legal entity in the country and manage payroll, tax, benefits and compliance through their own in-country resources. Grow your team in Gambia with our Employer of Record solution, ensuring streamlined, compliant business expansion with no entity.

Playroll allows you to hire employee's in Gambia quickly, easily and we even automate tax document collection, benefits, payroll and more.

Good To Know

The economy of the Gambia is heavily dependent on agriculture. It accounts for 23% of the GDP and employs around 75% of the population.

The opening of the Trans-Gambia bridge and the Trade and Transit Corporation Agreement between the Gambia and Senegal helped boost trade and increased turnover.

The Gambia's location in West Africa provides strategic access to regional markets and serves as a gateway for businesses looking to enter the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) region.

English is the official language in The Gambia, facilitating communication for businesses operating in an English-speaking global market.


Fundamental Aspects of Employment in Gambia

Probationary Period in Gambia

Working hours in Gambia

Overtime in Gambia

Navigating Key Aspects of Payroll in Gambia

the Gambia has a robust and complex payroll and tax system, and as an employer, it pays to understand payroll process basics.

Fiscal Year in Gambia

Payroll Cycle in Gambia

Minimum Wage in Gambia

Minimum wages and salaries in Gambia

Bonus Payments in Gambia

Comprehensive Overview of Employment Taxes in Gambia

Understanding the tax obligations for both employers and employees is crucial when operating in Gambia's business landscape. This section explains how taxes and statutory fees affect payroll and individual earnings in Gambia.

Employer Tax Contributions

Employer payroll contributions are generally estimated at an additional on top of the employee salary in Gambia.

Tax Rate Tax Type

Employee Payroll Tax Contributions

In Gambia, the typical estimation for employee payroll contributions cost is around .

Tax Rate Tax Type

Individual Payroll Tax Contributions

Tax Rate Income Bracket

Pension in Gambia

The tax-related information provided in this guide is intended for general guidance and informational purposes only. Reach out to our dedicated team for insights on remote hiring in Gambia tailored to your needs.

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Understanding the Protocols for Termination of Employment in Gambia

When it comes to terminating employment in Gambia, understanding the legal obligations regarding severance pay and contributions is essential. Below is a detailed overview of the key considerations for both employers and employees.

Termination Process

Notice Period

Severance Pay

Annual Leave Entitlements and Company Policies in Gambia

The annual leave entitlement in Gambia is Contractually dependant for a full time worker. These can include public holidays on top of that or within those days, which would otherwise be unpaid.

Public Holidays in Gambia

Holiday Date

Paid Time Off in Gambia

Maternity Leave in Gambia

Paternity Leave in Gambia

Sick Leave in Gambia

Parental Leave In Gambia

Gambia's Benefits Built Into Playroll

Competitive benefits package in Gambia

Playroll is committed to providing tailored, competitive benefits packages that are designed not only to attract but also retain top talent worldwide. Our global team of benefits experts build custom local packages to ensure your employees in Gambia's needs are met. Typically our packages contain some or all of the following benefits.

Health Insurance
Pension or 401k
Life and Disability Insurance
Vision Insurance
Dental Insurance
Discounts & Perks

Playroll Supplementary Benefits For Employment In Gambia

Make your benefits package in Gambia a talent magnet with Playroll's local plans. We offer benefits that are compliant, comprehensive, and flexible — all at competitive rates. Speak with our local territory experts to explore the localized benefits we can offer you, while you scale your team.

Statutory benefits for employment in Gambia

Playroll allows you to provide localized benefits for employees in Gambia within minutes. All in one manageable online dashboard. If you'd like specific information about our benefits packages in Gambia create an account or contact our global expansion team, today.

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Playroll's Expertise in Facilitating Work Visas for Gambia

At Playroll we're all about empowering employees to work anywhere, making mobility possible for global teams. We sponsor visas and hire the employee for you, so you don’t have to worry about payroll, taxes, and more.

It's important to note, visa support can be complicated. There are many variables that affect whether sponsorship is possible, including one’s nationality, education, marital status, and the immigration policy for the country in question.

Unfortunately, this means we can’t support visas everywhere - with that being said, we handle the entire visa process in-house, and dig into your situation to give you an overview of what to expect if we're able to help with visa sponsorship in Gambia.

Playroll Immigration Support

Integrated EOR Platform

Legal and compliance experts are readily available to provide guidance and case-by-case Q&A support.

Accelerated Immigration Timeline

By leveraging dedicated support from in-house legal and compliance experts for case by case questions and more.

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Accelerated Immigration Timeline

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