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Paul O'Doherty

"I didn't even hope to find Irish people here in Turkmenistan. Thanks to InterNations I discovered that I am not the only one from the Emerald Isle..."

Caroline Hayes

"When my partner and I decided to move to Ashgabat, I was really anxious. That has changed now that I've met so many other expats on InterNations."

Make the most of living and working in Ashgabat

Expat living in Ashgabat raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Turkmen authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺCan I purchase international DVDs or receive satellite TV in Turkmenbashi?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend cultural institutes in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in Ashgabat takes a lot of time. Our Ashgabat expat guide is there to make your relocation to Ashgabat as easy as possible. Starting with embassies and consulates to information about culture & sights, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in Ashgabat.

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

Top Articles in the Ashgabat Expat Guide

  • Moving to Ashgabat

    Ashgabat's population is rising fast and the rapidly growing Turkmenistan economy is making moving to Ashgabat increasingly popular. However, expats-to-be should keep in mind the city is still developing and the services could not be up to the standards they are used to.
  • Living in Ashgabat

    Ashgabat is a young and lively city: rich in natural gas, the city can offer a high-quality lifestyle to all people living here. It is vibrant and bustling, with many opportunities for outdoor activities, as well some interesting cultural venues. Find out more in this article, from leisure to safety.
  • Working in Ashgabat

    Ashgabat's rapidly growing economy is attracting many people to seek opportunities in the Turkmenistan capital, but the city remains mainly a government and administrative center. Still, some diverse opportunities are available for expats; read on to find out more.

Information on the Expat Life in Ashgabat

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

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

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

Paul O'Doherty

"I didn't even hope to find Irish people here in Turkmenistan. Thanks to InterNations I discovered that I am not the only one from the Emerald Isle..."

Caroline Hayes

"When my partner and I decided to move to Ashgabat, I was really anxious. That has changed now that I've met so many other expats on InterNations."

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