Abuja

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Frederik Sørensen

"What I really like about InterNations? It's the quality of its members - truly global-minded people willing to help!"

Birte Wegener

"With InterNations I got to know some very nice Austrian and French women here in Abuja. We've gradually become very good friends."

Make the most of living and working in Abuja

Expat living in Abuja raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Nigerian authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺWhat is the best way of hiring your personal driver?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend tax consultants in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in Abuja takes a lot of time. Our Abuja expat guide is there to make your relocation to Abuja as easy as possible. Starting with housing and household to information about education & children, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in Abuja.

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

Top Articles in the Abuja Expat Guide

  • Moving to Abuja

    Abuja is one of the ten most populous cities in Nigeria. It is very hot all year round, but it rains from April to September. Accommodation in Abuja is not cheap and it takes some time for expats to find a flat at a reasonable price. Check out the InternNations Expat Guide for more information about moving to Abuja.
  • Living in Abuja

    Known as one of the few purpose-built capital cities in Africa, Abuja is the center of politics and diplomacy in Nigeria. Its cultural resorts and historical buildings make Abuja a great place for sightseeing. Check out the InterNations Expat Guide for more information about living in Abuja.
  • Working in Abuja

    As Nigeria's center of wealth and affluence, Abuja is home to a huge amount of private enterprises. Expats need to secure a job offer before they obtain a work permit. There are many job opportunities in the education sector. Find more information about working in Abuja in the InterNations Expat Guide.

Information on the Expat Life in Abuja

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

Simply become a member of InterNations Abuja and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Ẹ n lẹ, hello, ilo la, lafia lau, among our expats living and working in Abuja.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Abuja? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Dubai or living in Jersey City!

Frederik Sørensen

"What I really like about InterNations? It's the quality of its members - truly global-minded people willing to help!"

Birte Wegener

"With InterNations I got to know some very nice Austrian and French women here in Abuja. We've gradually become very good friends."

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