Accra

Living and
Working in Accra

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David Thyne

"Sharing expat experiences about Accra and the way of life in Ghana was really helpful to me. Thanks to InterNations!"

Johanna S. Mattikanen

"Finding work in Ghana is not easy for an expat woman. InterNations members helped me get involved in a charity project."

Make the most of living and working in Accra

Expat living in Accra raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Ghanaian authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺWhere can I find the nearest cyber café in Accra?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend nannies and baby-sitters in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in Accra takes a lot of time. Our Accra expat guide is there to make your relocation to Accra as easy as possible. Starting with expat institutions and clubs to information about administration & finance, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in Accra.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Accra. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Paris to living in Shanghai.

Top Articles in the Accra Expat Guide

  • Moving to Accra

    Accra is a cosmopolitan city, with a large expat community: its natural beauty, African spirit, and tropical climate appeals to many who are looking for a more relaxed lifestyle. Get relevant info on moving to Accra with this article, from the local climate to finding suitable accommodation.
  • Living in Accra

    Accra is a city where the tropical beaches and the local flora combine with the services of a developing city. Life in Ghana can be challenging and sometimes complicated, but with the necessary knowledge it is definitely rewarding!
  • Working in Accra

    As the capital city of Ghana, Accra can offer many diverse opportunities for the local population and expats alike. While the city is home to a growing services sector, most expats in Accra still fall under the category of foreign assignee, though.

Information on the Expat Life in Accra

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

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

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Accra? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Zurich or living in Abu Dhabi!

David Thyne

"Sharing expat experiences about Accra and the way of life in Ghana was really helpful to me. Thanks to InterNations!"

Johanna S. Mattikanen

"Finding work in Ghana is not easy for an expat woman. InterNations members helped me get involved in a charity project."

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