Baghdad

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Mathias Döringer

"Iraqi bureaucracy is very different to what I know from Europe. Sharing experiences with fellow expats helped me to overcome many obstacles."

Isabella Martinez

"As you can imagine, expat living in Baghdad is difficult at times. The InterNations community helped me a lot to cope with the daily challenges!"

Make the most of living and working in Baghdad

Expat living in Baghdad raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Iraqi authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺWhich medical precautions should I take before and during my stay?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend embassies and consulates in town?”

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

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

Top Articles in the Baghdad Expat Guide

  • Moving to Iraq

    Iraq may not be the first destination that comes to mind when thinking of expat life. However, with the country's revival, moving to Iraq may still be of interests. You can read up on the country and its people, as well as visas, in our Expat Guide on moving to Iraq.
  • Living in Iraq

    Iraq has long been in the news for the wrong reasons, but this intriguing country is on a comeback, and with rebuilding well under way, many expats are heading to the country to experience its charms. This section of our guide presents Iraq's healthcare, transportation and safety conditions.
  • Working in Iraq

    Expats are extremely valued assets in Iraq, and the country's recovering infrastructure means that there is an abundance of jobs. In this section of the Expat Guide we take a thorough look at Iraq’s general economy, job market and income taxation code.

Information on the Expat Life in Baghdad

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

Simply become a member of InterNations Baghdad and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly As-salām 'alaykum & hun bi xer hatin among our expats living and working in Baghdad.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Baghdad? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Shanghai or living in London!

Mathias Döringer

"Iraqi bureaucracy is very different to what I know from Europe. Sharing experiences with fellow expats helped me to overcome many obstacles."

Isabella Martinez

"As you can imagine, expat living in Baghdad is difficult at times. The InterNations community helped me a lot to cope with the daily challenges!"

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