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Paolo Greco

Living in Almaty, from Italy

"At first, my wife didn't have a job when we moved to Kazakhstan. Through InterNations she's now found a new occupation. "

Farrah Thompson

Living in Almaty, from USA

"We came to Almaty 7 months ago, and in the beginning it was hard to get in touch with other people. But then we were invited to InterNations!"

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  • Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Almaty expats
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  • Join top-class InterNations events to meet fellow expatriates in town

Welcome to Your InterNations Community of Expats in Almaty

Sälem and a warm welcome to our InterNations Community of expats in Almaty. We have amassed a wealth of information to help prepare you for your relocation to Kazakhstan's former capital. With comprehensive guides and reliable advice to solve those common dilemmas that expats face, InterNations provides reassurance that you are not alone. Especially designed to support expats, you'll find answers to your questions, from "how do I apply for a work permit?" to "what healthcare options are best for expats?". Simply become active in our forum where our friendly members are always happy to help a fellow expat and address any concerns you may have. Their insider tips and first-hand experiences will be invaluable as you build your new life in Almaty.

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Almaty Expatriates Network

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Almaty Guide for Expats

Almaty Expat Guide

Expat Forum Almaty

Get trustworthy and authentic advice from fellow members about all aspects of expat life in Almaty.

Almaty Expat Forum

Almaty Events for Expatriates

Attend our monthly events and activities for Almaty expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Almaty Expat Events

Embark on a New Life in Almaty

Expats will discover a range of cultural influences in Almaty including Russian and Chinese. The wintersport bandy is popular and active expats can enjoy a day of skiing and ice skating at nearby Medeu skating rink and ski resort. Those looking for a day out together can take the Kok-tube, an air tram or cable-car, to the top of Green Hill for fantastic views over the city and family-friendly amusement rides.

Home of the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange, Almaty serves as the country's financial center. Financial services and exports are the city's major industries with the headquarters of several large banks stationed in Almaty, including Central Asia's largest bank, BTA. Other industries include the media sector with television stations and several newspapers based in the city, and media distribution a growth area.

Meet Like-Minded Expats at InterNations Events in Almaty

At our regular InterNations Official Events, expats are encouraged to socialize, network and have fun together as you settle into your new city. Our members hail from all over the world and once you reach Almaty you can start building a new circle of friends. In addition, our groups are also a great way to enjoy your new city with wine tasting, movies, table tennis and soccer some of the interests you can share with our members as you build a fulfilling new life in Almaty.

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