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Welcome to the InterNations Expats Forum for China!

Ni hao, and a warm welcome to the InterNations China expats forum! As a current or soon-to-be expat in Beijing, or any other of the Chinese expat hotspots like Shanghai, you will doubtlessly have numerous questions about expat life. Become a member of our InterNations community in China and find reliable tips on the successive stages of the relocation process. No matter if you’re enquiring about visa or immigration documents at the Chinese embassy, looking for expat housing in Guangzhou, or would like to see the Chinese attractions, like the Great Wall – who knows more about such things than other expats? Our expat forums for China can connect you with local expat circles.

Latest Posts in China Expat Forum

 China Expat Q&A

Re: Visa to Cuba as an Israeli

What an Ambassador!!!

Suzhou Online School Program Student Recruitment

We are a group in Suzhou of expatriate parents in search of students to join an American online sch...

Re: websites you often use to find out things in China

No idea:))

 China Town Talk

Beginner Classes in Taojin in September! (HSK 1)

Wanna Learn Chinese in an easy and fast way? Joy Chinese is what you are looking for!!! Joy Chinese...

French teacher in Pudong

Hi, I am looking for someone to provide French language lessons on a weekly basis to a small gro...

Re: Gym

Yes, with Ambassy Club. They just remodeled their locker rooms. Gym & pool are adequate.

 China Expat Housing


Follow the link..http://www.smartshanghai.com/housing/apartments-rent/464775 You can either text...

Re: Bedroom In Chaoyangmen station.

add me on wechat: friendly_dragon.could you send me some pics?


Hi, I have just moved to Suzhou to take up my new role here, I am looking for a nicely furnished a...

 China Expat Jobs

foreign teachers needed

Hello,guys, The language traning school I’m working now is needing foreign teachers for students o...

Teach at an international high school

Dear all I am writing this post to tell you about teaching positions available for students aged...

Recruiting for German IT Helpdesk in Beijing

Hi everyone, We have a client in Beijing looking for people who has outstanding verbal and writt...

 China Expat Marketplace


Hi everyone just moved to Shanghai not too long ago. I am working at SEIMC and I am the new CPR ins...

Re: Household items from IKEA

Hi Margaritta ! Could you give me a hint how I can contact with you to buy some of your household?...

J&E Delivery Service (Tianjin Expat Mart)

This is a new food and wine delivery service both in downtown Tianjin and TEDA, and the only one th...

Members assist Members in the China Expat Forums

Our trust-based community was developed to help expatriates in China swap suggestions and advice on all expat-relevant enquiries, e.g., ʺIs the smog in cities like Beijing or Shanghai a serious health risk?ʺ or ʺWhere can I take a crash course in Chinese writing?ʺ. In a community that’s all about expat living in China, from Peking duck & hot pot to Qingming Festival, the participants of the expat forum China can find fellow expats and internationally minded locals to receive trustworthy and up-to-date responses. On the InterNations Expat Forum for China, there will always be another expat member to make life abroad easier.

From smog issues to language skills: The Expat Forum China leaves no Question unanswered

If you require even more information on expat topics like housing and household in Beijing or travel and accommodation in Shanghai, you could also browse our China Expat Guide, another useful resource in addition to the expat forums. Moreover, in our World Forum you can talk about international politics, intercultural anecdotes, dealing with homesickness and other general expat issues. However, for expat assistance on all local matters - from smog issues to language skills - just join the InterNations China expat forums.

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