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Ni hao and welcome to the Shanghai Expat Forums!

The InterNations Shanghai expats forum welcomes you to become a member! In our InterNations community in Shanghai you can find all information that you may need when moving and settling abroad. Whether you’re searching for the requirements behind gaining a work permit or the necessary visa documents from the Chinese consulate, the best way to travel to Shanghai or Guangzhou or maybe you would like to plan a weekend to go to the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze – who can give you better advice and insider tips than your fellow expatriates? By taking advantage of the expat forums for Shanghai, you will find yourself quickly connecting with other internationals.

Latest Posts in Shanghai Expat Forum

 Shanghai Expat Q&A

Re: Raising kids in Europe / share your personal expe...

I think we should give children freedom, from an early age, to choose for themselves, to try it out...

Re: The best/cheap way of sending stuff when moving?

Hello Ruslan, Hope you have already sorted the case. I have heard upakweship should make it as ...

Re: Using a nickname/alias at work in the GCC

@Billi (see what I did there) Do you have the motorbike also?

 Shanghai Town Talk

Re: New Game - "Either or"...

Hugs Wine or beer

Re: Keep One. Drop One.

Nuclear Family

Re: Math & Logic Quizzes / Brain Workout

new quiz: A farmer went to his banker to borrow money to buy livestock. The banker made a deal w...

 Shanghai Expat Marketplace

Re: India

I am interested can u send details in email at smsmarketing2007@gmail.com

Re: Automobile export to Africa and China,

Send me email .. smsmarketing2007@gmail.com

Gold card, 50 € and 8 000 miles offered

Ami voyageur, je voudrais te faire bénéficier d'une offre spéciale parrainage te permettant de déco...

Receive trustworthy Answers in the Shanghai Expat Forums

Whether you’re an experienced expat or new to the expat life in Shanghai, you’ll certainly come across many questions throughout your life in China, beginning with ʺIs the smog in cities like Beijing or Shanghai a serious health risk?ʺ to concerns with regard to language skills.

Our exclusive network is here to give expats in Shanghai a place to find answers to any questions that they might have as expats. Our expat forum Shanghai welcomes China-based expatriates from all nationalities, whether you are Japanese, American or Swedish.

The Expat Forum Shanghai – Reliable Tips from fellow Expats

The expat forum Shanghai is an open and welcoming environment where you can connect with other expats as well as internationally-minded Chinese people to find trustworthy insider tips. In the InterNations expat forum for Shanghai there will always be a fellow member to help you solve any questions that you may have living abroad.

Are you looking for more information, e.g. on international hospitals or chambers of foreign trade in town? You might also consider our Shanghai Expat Guide - just one of the many resources that we provide in addition to the expat forums. However, for advice on all questions facing the regional expat life, like ʺWhere can I take a crash course in Chinese writing?ʺ, you can easily find the answers on the Shanghai expat forums.

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