Republic of Tunisia

Ministry of Vocational Trainning and Employment

National Employment Agency and Self Employment
International employment

Mission of the National Agency for Employment and Self-Employment:

The National Agency for Employment and Self-Employment is a public job agency of non-administrative character granted a civil personality and financial autonomy. It was created under Law No. 93-11 of 02/17/93 and is placed under the supervision of the Ministry of Vocational Training and Employment( Has become  Ministry of Youth, Sport and Professional Integration). Its core mission is the implementation of the government policies on employment promotion and it is responsible, in particular, for:

  • Revitalizing the labor market at the national, regional, local and sectorial level in particular through a network of employment offices distributed throughout the country.
  • Developing career guidance and professional accompaniment of the job seekers
  • Implementing the youth employment promotion programs
  • Offering the necessary support for the promotion of small businesses and self-employment projects
  • Providing information and career guidance trainings for the job seekers to facilitate their integration into working life
  • Creating job opportunities abroad
  • Facilitating the economic reintegration of the return migrants


The services of the National Agency for Employment and Self-Employment are mainly addressed to:

  • Job seekers
  • Young entrepreneurs
  • Young people seeking professional training
  • Companies in Tunisia and abroad