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Jacques Paillard

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. "

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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

Enjoy living and working in Manila

Are you an expat living in Manila? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Filipino aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺI need some counsel on the Philippines' labour law. Can you maybe help me out?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for international hospitals in town?”

Looking for all of the information that is important for living and working in Manila can take you hours. However, by using our Manila expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Manila. Beginning with culture and sights to tips about food & shopping - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Manila.

Of course, InterNations is active far beyond Manila. Please feel free to explore our expatriate guide on move to London or moving to New York.

Manila Expat Locations

One Roxas Triangle

One Roxas Triangle

Expat Institutions & Clubs

Murphy's Makati

Murphy's Makati

Restaurants & Nightlife

Legend of India

Legend of India

Restaurants & Nightlife

B-Side at the Collective Compound

B-Side at the Collective Compound

Culture & Sights

Le Souffle @ Top of the Citi

Le Souffle @ Top of the Citi

Restaurants & Nightlife

Alabang Ladies International Group (ALIG)

Alabang Ladies International Group (ALIG)

Expat Institutions & Clubs

Tagalog Lessons in Manila

Tagalog Lessons in Manila

International Schools & Education

Paseo Parkview

Paseo Parkview

Restaurants & Nightlife

Information for the Expat Life in Manila

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

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

We certainly provide other expat communities than our members in Manila with useful information on everyday life. Our guide features a range of topics, from living in Perth to living in Milan.

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