How to find a job in Madagascar?

To find a job in Madagascar, you can start with caglobalint and we-expats. Everyone who wants to find a job in Madagascar needs first to look for a job in Madagascar. You can look for recruitment agencies in Madagascar. And you can look for jobs on Facebook groups in Madagascar.

Once you find a job, you may need a work permit. You can do this from abroad or in Madagascar. Madagascar citizens and residents don’t need a work permit to get a job. In most cases, every other nationality must apply for a work permit. You can do this together with your new employer or employment agency. Or you can find a work visa scheme so you can come to Madagascar without a job offer first. Read more below on how to find a job in Madagascar.

Most of the following websites or apps are in English or French. If you need it, use Google Translate or any other translation service.

First, find a job, and then you will worry about a work permit if you need it.

How to find a job in Madagascar?

You can find a job in Madagascar by searching online for job opportunities in Madagascar. You can find a job either with a company, with a recruitment agency, or through an employment agency.

Madagascar citizens, and residents, do not need a work permit to find a job. In most cases, every other nationality wants to apply for a work permit to work with regular documents.

Job websites in Madagascar

Many job websites can help you find work in Madagascar. Some focus on specific professions and industries. Searching for a job on these popular job websites is a good start.

BaiduGoogleNaverSogouYandex, or any other search engine, can be a good start for a job search. You can search for a job that you want. For example, ‘Construction worker in Antananarivo’ or ‘Babysitter in Toamasina.’ Use the language that you feel most comfortable speaking. Go beyond the first few pages. Go deep with your search. You’ll immediately understand what’s around and which job websites best suit your needs.

Google MapsBaidu MapsNaver Maps2GIS, or any other map app, can help you find employers near you or abroad. Look for the kind of organization that might have job opportunities for you. You can look for “Retail in Antananarivo” or “Mall in Antsirabe,” for example.

Facebook groups can also be an option to start to see what’s around you. You can search for Facebook groups that talk about Madagascar or jobs.







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Facebook groups and other social media to get a job in Madagascar.

Facebook groups help you to connect with people about jobs in Madagascar. I found these groups about jobs in Madagascar. You can look for more.


md.LinkedIn is also a popular choice when networking for jobs in Madagascar.

Recruitment agencies in Madagascar.

You can look up a recruitment agency that can help you. You can type “recruitment agency near Antananarivo” on Google Maps or any other map app. There you can find a list of relevant agencies that you can contact. You can search your area for local recruitment agencies if you are not in Madagascar. They can help you find a job in Madagascar.

Be aware that you should not pay an agency when they find a job for you. So be careful when an agency asks you for money.

Ask around you for jobs in Madagascar.

Speak with any person who may have traveled or worked in Madagascar. You will see that some of your friends or family know someone who knows someone. Ask around, and find opportunities among your contacts.

To find a job in Madagascar, look at local newspapers, bulletin boards, radio, and word of mouth. Local radio and newspapers are good sources of information about jobs in Madagascar.

You can email local businesses and companies for jobs in Madagascar.

You can search for companies and local businesses in Madagascar. An easy tool for doing this is any map app map. Below is, for example, a Google Maps search for ‘factory near Antsirabe.’

Walk around anywhere in Madagascar for possible jobs.

If you are somewhere in Madagascar, you can explore the area and see what job opportunities are around you. You can look for organizations and businesses around you and visit them. For example, below is a search on Google Maps for ‘market near Antananarivo.’ You can visit these places to ask for job opportunities.

Search for employment schemes.

You can apply for an employment scheme or an employment support program to help you find a job. Those programs can be local or national. They can be open only to Madagascar residents, but they can also be available to foreigners. You can search for “Madagascar employment scheme” or “Madagascar employment program.” You can search for employment schemes at your local government or embassy.

Sources: I used Similarweb to check how popular some of the job sites presented above are.

The caption of the cover image above is  Madagascar: village Photo by gemmafjam on Unsplash.