An employment contract in Cameroon should be written and contain the details of both parties, workplace location, notice period, responsibilities, work hours, probation period, start date and salary. The employer and employee should each have a copy. Employment contracts that require an employee to live away from their normal residence for a period exceeding three months are required to be in writing. Employment contracts regarding foreign nationals must be approved by the Ministry of Labor. Fixed-term contracts must contain a start date and end date, are limited to two years and can be renewed once. Typically, these contracts are for seasonal workers, casual workers or to temporarily replace a permanent worker who is absent. Full-time contracts for an unspecified duration are also allowed.