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Living in Chennai, from Belgium

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Living in Chennai, from Belarus

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InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Chennai

  • Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Chennai expats
  • Find reliable information and trustworthy tips about the expat life in Chennai
  • Join top-class InterNations events to meet fellow expatriates in town

Enjoy living and working in Chennai

Are you an expat living in Chennai? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Indian aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺDo I have to pay taxes or licence fees for owning a TV?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for cultural institutes in town?”

Looking for all of the information that is important for living and working in Chennai can take you hours. However, by using our Chennai expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Chennai. Beginning with local organisations and companies to tips about health-care - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Chennai.

InterNations provides you with more info than just for Chennai. We also tell you all about moving to Bali or living in Lima, to name but a few expat hotspots.

Chennai Expat Locations

National Shrine of St Thomas Basilica

National Shrine of St Thomas Basilica

Culture & Sights

Park Hotel

Park Hotel

Restaurants & Nightlife

Q Bar at The Hilton Hotel

Q Bar at The Hilton Hotel

Restaurants & Nightlife

The Residency Towers

The Residency Towers

Restaurants & Nightlife

Residency Towers

Residency Towers

Restaurants & Nightlife

 German International School

German International School

International Schools & Education

Happy Days Pre School

Happy Days Pre School

International Schools & Education

Hablis Hotel

Hablis Hotel

Restaurants & Nightlife

Information for the Expat Life in Chennai

Are you looking for specific information, such as business associations in town or the Finnish diplomatic missions in India? On top of our expat guide, you will have access to our expat directory for Chennai, which provides you with a complete catalogue of all expat-relevant locales and relocation services in Chennai. Moreover, you also can take full advantage of our Chennai expat forum in order to look for tips and information from your fellow expatriates.

Become part of InterNations Chennai and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming Namaste from our expats living and working in Chennai.

We certainly provide other expat communities than our members in Chennai with useful information on everyday life. Our guide features a range of topics, from living in San José to living in Mascarene Islands.

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