Remote’s guide to employing in

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With localised contracts, easy invoice management, and best-in-class compliance, you can grow your team in Sudan with confidence. Currently, you can hire and manage contractors in Sudan through Remote, but our EOR services are not yet live.

Services available in this country:
Contractor Management
  • Capital City


  • Currency

    Sudanese pound (ج.س., SDG)

  • Languages

    Arabic & English

  • Population size


Services available in this country:
Contractor Management

Facts & Stats

  • Capital City


  • Currency

    Sudanese pound (ج.س., SDG)

  • Languages

    Arabic & English

  • Population size


  • Ease of doing business

    Below average

  • Cost of living index


  • Payroll frequency


  • VAT - standard rate


  • GDP - real growth rate

    0.5% (2021)

Sudan is a country in Northeast Africa that shares borders with CAR, Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Libya. The country has an ancient history dating back to the time of the Pharaohs and more recently, the Ottoman empire.

Sudan has a chequered history of corruption, long-running civil wars, genocide, poverty, famine, and disease. The Sudanese government has also been accused of sponsoring terrorism and crippling economic sanctions have been levied on the country from 2004 to 2020.

All of these have disadvantaged the African nation & Sudan is easily one of the world’s poorest nations.

On the bright side, Sudan may finally have things looking up for its economy: the country has forced a long-standing dictator out of office & since economic sanctions were called off in 2020, Sudan has begun to slowly get reintegrated into the world’s economic and financial networks.

Sudan has witnessed growth in the petroleum, mining, and agricultural sectors, which contribute over $4 billion annually to the nation’s economy.

Grow your team in Sudan with Remote

Note that we are busy building our own entity in Sudan to provide you with the best possible employment solutions for your employees, but our employer of record service is not yet live in this country.

To employ in Sudan, companies must own a local legal entity in the country or work with a global employment solution. Developing the processes required to manage payroll, benefits, taxes, and onboarding in countries like Sudan can get complicated fast, especially without localised expertise.

If you’re looking to start hiring in a country like this, partnering with a global employment solution like Remote makes it easy for your company to employ workers quickly, cost-effectively, and in full compliance with all local legislation.

In the countries where we do offer our EOR services, Remote takes on the responsibility and legal risks of international employment so you can focus on hiring great talent and growing your business.

Risks of misclassification

Sudan, like many other countries, treats self-employed individuals or contractors and full-time employees differently. Misclassification of contractors in Sudan may lead to fines and penalties for the offending company.

Employing in Sudan

Workers’ rights in Sudan are spelled out in several laws, such as:

  • The Sudan Constitutional Charter for the 2019 Transitional Period

  • The 1997 Labour Code of the Republic of Sudan

  • The Sudanian Civil Code of May 24, 1971

— all of which guarantee equal pay for equal work, safe working environements, regular vacations and protections against discrimination based on age, gender, disability, and race although the government is still a long way from enforcing many of these provisions.

Common questions that could come up during the hiring process include the minimum wage, overtime rates, and guaranteed paid time off.

Minimum Wage

Sudan’s minimum wage is fixed at SDG 425 ($0.93) per month. Of course, Sudanese remote workers will negotiate significantly higher than that on a case-by-case basis and you should always aim to pay competitive rates to attract the best talent across the world.

Competitive benefits package in Sudan

At Remote, we’re obsessed with helping you craft the best possible employee experience for your team. We are leading the way in practising “fair equity”, which means making sure employees everywhere have access to both the required and supplemental benefits they need to thrive (and that will allow you to attract the best local talent).

We are still busy building our own entity in Sudan, but our benefits packages for all countries are tailored to fulfil the local needs of your employees. Typically, our packages contain some or all of the following benefits:

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Mental Health Support

  • Pension or 401(K)

  • Dental Insurance

  • Health Insurance

Fair Pricing in Sudan

Contractor Management

Compliantly onboard and pay contractors


per contractor/month

Top features

  • Only pay for contractors you actively work with

  • Work with contractors in 200+ countries

  • Create, edit, and sign tailored, localised contracts

  • Approve contractor invoices with one click or auto-pay

  • Transparent payments with complete visibility

Global Payroll

Consolidate your multi-country payroll


per employee/month

Top features

  • Reduce costs by centralising payroll management

  • Ensure local compliance for every country

  • Direct support from in-house local payroll experts

  • Accurate, on-time, compliant payroll to level-up your employee experience

  • Tax and labour authority reporting handled for you


Manage all of your employees in one place


Top features

  • Guided onboarding and offboarding

  • Employee profile and document management

  • Time and attendance (time off and tracking)

  • Expense management and reimbursement

  • Employee self-serve on the platform and mobile app