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Alain Nguyen

Living in Vietnam, from France

"The business contacts I made through InterNations, especially with other expats in Vietnam, proved to be invaluable."

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Living in Vietnam, from India

"Absolutely recommendable: Not only did we find the best places to go out in HCMC, but also great people and expats to meet up with. "

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InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Vietnam

  • Join our community and get to know members of Vietnam’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Vietnamese expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Hanoi, Vinh and many other regions

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Vietnam

Are you an expat working and living in Vietnam? Or are you preparing to move soon to Hanoi, Vinh or any other of the Vietnamese international hotspots?

Expat life in Vietnam has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park with its phenomenal caves and grottoes, learning how Vietnamese people celebrate Tết Nguyên Đán, up to tasting Vietnam’s favorite dishes such as bánh xè.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Vietnam? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Ireland or living in Austria!

Vietnam Expat Locations

La Creperie

La Creperie

Restaurants & Nightlife

CHILL SKY BAR

CHILL SKY BAR

Restaurants & Nightlife

Mask Bar & Restaurant

Mask Bar & Restaurant

Restaurants & Nightlife

Ashoka Indian Restaurant

Ashoka Indian Restaurant

Restaurants & Nightlife

Gelato Italia

Gelato Italia

Restaurants & Nightlife

TESOL TRAINING IN HA NOI

TESOL TRAINING IN HA NOI

International Schools & Education

Yu Chu

Yu Chu

Restaurants & Nightlife

2 Lam Son

2 Lam Son

Restaurants & Nightlife

Working and living in Vietnam – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Vietnam requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Vietnamese expat life. Living abroad in Vietnam raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Vietnam?ʺ, ʺHow much rent do I have to pay for a top-quality serviced apartment in Hanoi?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Hanoi should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Vietnamese municipality in Ho-Chi-Minh-City?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Vietnam is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Vietnam aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Vietnam. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from housing and household, to embassies & consulates or sports and leisure, up to international schools. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺWhich movie theatres show foreign-language films on a regular basis?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

We certainly do not limit ourselves to Vietnam, though. Our guide includes many more expat hotspots, with advice ranging from living in China to living in Kuwait.

Tips on living and working in Vietnam –
From postal services to domestic help

Moreover, our expat directory for Vietnam includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. postal services or domestic help. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Vietnam with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt Hoan nghênh from our expats living and working in Vietnam.

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