Afghanistan

Living and
Working in Afghanistan

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Kentaro Tanaka

"I was the first employee my company sent to Kabul, but InterNations provided me with a great network of expats."

Li Mei Tuan

"It was not easy to go to Kabul with my husband, but the InterNations expat community helped me tremendously."

Working and living in Afghanistan with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Afghanistan? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Kabul, Ghazni or some other international Afghan city?

The expat relocation to Afghanistan is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the Hindukush mountain areas, getting to know how Afghan folks celebrate Nau Roz, a spring festival also called Gul e Sorkh, after the tulips in bloom, or acquiring a taste for Afghanistan’s popular dishes like qabili palau…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Afghanistan. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Thailand to living in Oman.

Top Articles in the Afghanistan Expat Guide

  • Moving to Afghanistan

    Before starting your adventure in the country, it's best to learn more about your future home, its people, and of course also how to obtain the right visa! Our article on moving to Afghanistan has you covered with all this info and more!
  • Living in Afghanistan

    Afghanistan may not be an obvious choice of destination for expats, but there are still those drawn by the lively and multicultural heritage to live in Afghanistan and help the nation reach its former glory. Get prepared by reading up on healthcare, education, and more in our guide.
  • Working in Afghanistan

    If you want to look for a job in Afghanistan, learn more about the opportunities and threats of job-seeking as an expat in our article. Explore the local economy and the leading sectors and be aware of the difficulties and the permits in order to avoid further stress!

Reliable Information about living and working in Afghanistan

Relocating to and living in Afghanistan necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Afghan expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Afghanistan: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Afghan income tax law?ʺ, ʺWhich areas of Kabul are safe to go?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Kabul?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Afghan residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Afghanistan is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Afghanistan is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Afghanistan. Various topics are covered in our Afghanistan Expat Guide from restaurants and nightlife, to food & shopping or culture and sights, up to travel & accommodation. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺWhat do I wear as a female expat in Afghanistan?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Afghanistan? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Singapore or living in Mexico!

From international hospitals to cultural institutes –
Advice on living and working in Afghanistan

In addition, our expat listings for Afghanistan include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like international hospitals or cultural institutes. By becoming part of our community, you can also participate in the InterNations Forum and discuss with other internationals about your expatriate experience living abroad in Afghanistan. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Pe kher ragle among our InterNations members living and working in Afghanistan.

Kentaro Tanaka

"I was the first employee my company sent to Kabul, but InterNations provided me with a great network of expats."

Li Mei Tuan

"It was not easy to go to Kabul with my husband, but the InterNations expat community helped me tremendously."

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