Legal and Compliance
In Sudan, the responsibility of legal compliance is not a one-time affair, but a continuous process. Below is the various Sudan legal and compliance requirement to be followed by incorporated entities:
· Limited liability companies must have at least 2 shareholders of any nationality and at least 1 director who is a resident of Sudan.
· Public limited companies must have at least 7 shareholders, of any nationality, and 2 directors, one of which must be a resident of Sudan.
· The minimum required share capital for limited liability and public limited companies is equivalent to US$25,000.
· Branches are not considered as separate legal entity and the parent company is legally liable for all actions of the branch.
· Branches are required to appoint 1 resident manager and a deposit capital equivalent to US$50,000.
· Representative office must appoint a resident individual in Sudan.
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HR and Employment Law and Immigration / VISA
Below are some of the important points in relation to HR & employment law in Sudan:
· Maximum length of single fixed term contract is 24 months. Maximum length of renewable fixed term contracts including renewals is 48 months.
· Maximum number of working days is 6 days.
· Employers must pay a premium of 50% of hourly pay for overtime work
· Paid annual leaves are as follows:
Employees with 1 year of tenure: 20 days
Employees with 5 years of tenure: 25 days
Employees with10 years of tenure: 25 days
· Non-Sudanese citizens wishing to work in Sudan must obtain a work permit. This is normally arranged by the employer or sponsor with the Ministry of Interior.
· Requirements for the work permit includes invitation letter from the organization stating the profession, place of work, contract term of the employee, a proof of good conduct from the origin country of the employee and resume and resume and academic qualification.