Abidjan

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Adam Malewski

"I use InterNations mainly for business and made some very valuable expat contacts here in Abidjan."

Lotta Koskinen

"Settling as an expat woman in Abidjan wasn't easy in the beginning. Until a friend invited me to InterNations..."

Make the most of living and working in Abidjan

Expat living in Abidjan raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Ivorian authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺWhere can I buy some quality arts and crafts for my friends back home?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend telecommunication providers in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in Abidjan takes a lot of time. Our Abidjan expat guide is there to make your relocation to Abidjan as easy as possible. Starting with local infrastructure to information about travel & accommodation, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in Abidjan.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Abidjan. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Washington, D.C. to living in Tokyo.

Top Articles in the Abidjan Expat Guide

  • Moving to Abidjan

    Abidjan is home to five million people and the official language is French. The city has a tropical wet and dry climate. Expats who plan to move to Abidjan need to obtain a visa or a resident permit. Check out the InterNations Expat Guide for more information about moving to Abidjan.
  • Living in Abidjan

    Located on the south-east coast of Ivory Coast, Abidjan is the economic capital of Ivory Coast. The cultural diversity and unique scenery in the city make Abidjan a popular destination for expats. Read up on the healthcare system, education, and local transportation in the InterNations Expat Guide.
  • Working in Abidjan

    Abidjan is known as the economic capital of Ivory Coast. Expats could find employment opportunities in the fishing industry, financial services, and the industrial sector. All expats planning to work in Abidjan need a work permit. Check out the InterNations Expat Guide for more information about working in Abidjan.

Information on the Expat Life in Abidjan

Are you looking specifically for international bookstores in town or a doctor speaking your native language in Côte d'Ivoire? In addition to our expat guide, the expat directory for Abidjan provides you with listings of all expatriate-relevant locations and relocation services in Abidjan. Furthermore, you might want to also consider our Abidjan expats forum to receive first hand information from your fellow expats.

Simply become a member of InterNations Abidjan and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Salut among our expats living and working in Abidjan.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Abidjan? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Amsterdam or living in Hong Kong!

Adam Malewski

"I use InterNations mainly for business and made some very valuable expat contacts here in Abidjan."

Lotta Koskinen

"Settling as an expat woman in Abidjan wasn't easy in the beginning. Until a friend invited me to InterNations..."

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