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Living in Manila, from France

"All expatriates in my company joined InterNations because it really helped me get accustomed to my new life in Manila. "

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Living in Manila, from Portugal

"The idea of getting to know other expats in Manila was very appealing to me, and I've greatly expanded my network in the Philippines. "

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Manila

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

Welcome to the Expatriates Manila Community!

Mabuhay!! We welcome you to our Manila expats community! The InterNations network aims to support you when moving to or settling in Manila: Connect with fellow expatriates in Manila, receive helpful advice and information about expat life in the Philippines and join our InterNations get-togethers to meet up with other expats from the international community in Manila.

A visit of our community for Expats Brussels is recommend if other InterNations chapters across Asia & Oceania are of interest for you. Or your next business trip takes you to our Expatriates Riyadh chapter…

Our Services for Manila Expatriates

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Manila Expatriates Network

Join our high-quality network of Manila expats to connect with expatriates living abroad in Manila like you.

Manila Guide for Expats

Manila Expat Guide

Expat Forum Manila

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

Manila Expat Forum

Manila Events for Expatriates

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

Manila Expat Events

Enjoy your Manila Expat Experience

The "Pearl Of The Orient" opens its intercultural doors to you, beginning with its attractions such as Quiapo Church, which houses the revered statue of the Black Nazarene,, the traditional celebration of Philippines’s Kaarawan ni Bonifacio, to savoring a dish of halo-halo. The InterNations network is a place made for the Manila expat and offers insider tips and opportunities to ensure that you can make the most of your life as an expat in the Philippines. Our members are looking forward to offer their advice and knowledge from experience when you come across one of the many questions about the life as an expatriate in Manila, from ʺI need some counsel on the Philippines' labour law. Can you maybe help me out?ʺ to ʺMy partner and I would like to get married in the Philippines. What sort of official documentation do we need?ʺ

Join our Expat Manila Network

Our members hail from the USA, the Netherlands, Mexico, Spain and nearly every other country from around the world, all of whom are living the expat life in Manila, just like you. InterNations offers a platform with which you can easily meet other expats in Manila. In addition to our lively online community, our members regularly get together at our InterNations events or take part in planning trips together, e.g. stopping by Philippines’s cultural destinations in the shores of Manila Bay.

Also get to know InterNations worldwide and have a look at Expat Abu Dhabi or any other of the over 250 communities. Or you could take a peek at our community for Singapore Expats instead!

We cordially invite you to take part: Our expats in the Manila community are friendly and will be happy to welcome you as a new member. Just ask for your personal invitation and you’ll be warmly welcomed by our expat Manila chapter!

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