ABC Expat supports international organizations that set up in East Africa in order to ease their transition to this market, by ensuring their administrative compliance and boosting their performance. We work to maximize your organization’s chance of success in the region thanks to our holistic approach and field expertise. ABC Expat provides a strategic insight of the local business environment throughout East Africa to ensure that you can achieve your goals.
We advise you on administrative compliance, best practices and your staff mobility so that your company can start performing as soon as possible. Our mission is to help you work in compliance from the beginning while your staff focus on developing your business.Our portfolio of clients includes a number of international organizations who trust our professionalism. ABC Expat stands by you and your company as long as you deem necessary.
We will help you setup your business by ensuring you comply with statutory guidelines. Our service includes name search, drafting MOU and Articles of association, obtaining company registration documents.
Every company or individual must have a tax identification number. It is a legal requirement and it is necessary for a number of administrative tasks (payroll setup, bank account opening, etc.)
Compliance with the local statutory bodies is critical for your success in the long-term. We ensure that you are aware of the legal framework and we assist you getting the necessary licences.
Staff outsourcing can be an interesting option to get to know a market before committing to a permanent establishment. ABC Expat can assist you finding the right set-up to explore a market under umbrella services.
Signing a commercial lease for an office is a rigid commitment and companies may instead prefer a temporary solution for the beginning. We source for you the best offers on the market as per your budget and requirements.
Your staff should focus on their core mission. Payroll management is time consuming, however it is necessary. We can outsource your payroll to guarantee your entity is compliant with local tax regulation until you decide to recruit an accountant.
We guide you through the local regulations and administrative procedures to make sure your entity is compliant with local authorities so that you can operate with peace of mind.
Once you confirm your interest for the market, we can assist you finding an office that will strengthen your presence on the market and improve your employees satisfaction.
Immigration is a prerequisite for any expatriate aiming to relocate to East Africa.
Immigration is a prerequisite for any expatriate aiming to relocate in Africa. We offer unique expertise to make sure you get the right work permit without hassle or delay.
The special pass is a short-term working status issued faster than the work permit; it allows you to work while you wait for your work permit to be issued or in case of a short-term consultancy.
This status is issued to a person whose spouse, parents or guardian is lawfully entitled to work in the country. This status covers your spouse and children during the validity of the principal’s work permit.
Africa is a great market where to be exposed to understand future market trends and dynamic business environments. This is the status provided to interns willing to have a job experience locally.
More and more universities throughout Africa offer renowned academic certifications. The student pass is issued to foreign students who wish to pursue their education in local Institutions where they have been admitted.
This status is issued to a person who by nature of his/her business or circumstances needs to make frequent visits in the country. It is however not valid for employment.
This card gives you resident rights and thus facilitates your administrative procedures locally.
It can be difficult sometimes for an expatriate to find their way in East Africa because information is not always clear or easily available. In order to avoid becoming a target for unscrupulous agents as a newcomer, it is important to find the right service to help navigate all those first steps and make sure that your experience is a positive one.
By offering international standards at a local pricing, our mission is to cover all logistical needs in order to ensure that you are settled comfortably.Our teams are customer oriented; therefore we will always go the extra mile to ensure you find your new "home sweet home". Our team will offer valuable insight on every aspect of your new endeavour. Flexibility is key, which is why we come up with tailor-made solutions to meet your expectations and address your specific needs. ABC Expat takes the hassle out of every step of your relocation.
This is a tailor made orientation tour with optimized agenda of visits. You are given an overview of the country: business, economy and politics and a briefing on security issues. We can also adapt to prior commitments on your agenda.
ABC Expat has developed a real expertise on the real estate market, especially with the properties that are matching expatriates’ requirements. Thanks to our increasing database, we can match your criteria and find your new home, sweet home.
Driving your own car gives a lot of independence. We can assist you on converting your foreign driving licence to the local one without hassle or delay.
Our kids are the most important; therefore we want to give them the best education possible. ABC Expat shares valuable insights to help you benchmarking the different options on the market. We guide you and advise you to find a school that matches your expectations.
Based on your specific situation, we introduce you to the most suitable options on the market. With a clear benchmark, we share our expertise for you to find the most expat-friendly bank and insurance companies as per your need and will assist you with the registration processes.
Because your pet is integral part of your family, we ensure that it is not left behind during your expatriation. We can assist to ensure its relocation doesn’t become stressful for your pet or for you.
Sometimes your container may be delayed even though you already found your new home. We have therefore a variety of household items, which can sustain you until you receive your belongings.
Mobility is key for your day-to-day routine but also to explore the country of your expatriation. Unless you are an expert in mechanics, you may appreciate some technical support when it comes to purchase your vehicle locally, just to be on the safe side.
Talk to us so we can share further our expertise. Or get a free cost of living analysis to help you plan the next step.