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Raul Gonzales

"Establishing your own business in Azerbaijan is not easy. Tips from InterNations members helped me a lot to cope with the bureaucratic challenges"

Diana Anhaus-Brey

"Thanks to the InterNations community, we were able to find a reliable household help here in Baku."

Our Network of Expatriates in Baku Welcomes You!

Salam aleyküm and a very warm welcome to the InterNations Baku Community for expats and global minds! Whether you've already arrived in Azerbaijan or you've yet to step on to the plane, our thriving community of Baku expats is here to make your transition easier. Various expats in Baku have used the InterNations Community to adapt to their new environment. You may have questions like, "which is the nicest area to live in?" and "what is the tax system like?". You'll soon find that you can enjoy tax-free living, and that areas like Downtown Baku offer plenty of safety and comfort, even if you're nervous about moving to the city.

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you move to another city or go on a business trip somewhere — our communities are there to make you feel at home wherever you are in the world. Feel free to also check out our other vibrant InterNations Communities like the ones in Khobar (Eastern Prov.) or Dubai.

Join Our Exciting Events in Baku

Attend our monthly events and activities for Baku expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Baku Expat Guides

  • Moving to Baku

    As the lowest lying capital city in the world, Baku is the center of commerce and culture of the country. The climate in Azerbaijan’s capital is not extreme: warm summers and cold winters. Find accommodation can be expensive so you have to be prepared for it. Find more information about it in our guide!
  • Living in Baku

    Living in Baku can be an experience full of culture due to the numerous historical buildings can be found in the city, which is surrounded by a strong cultural history. For expats living in Baku private healthcare insurance is highly recommended. Find out more in our guide!
  • Working in Baku

    As the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku is also the economic and industrial center of the country. It makes a great place for expats interested about working in oil and petroleum sector. Check more details about the economy and read about work permits and income taxation in our guide!

Exchange Tips about living in Baku

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Baku expat forums.

Start Your New Life as an Expat in Baku

As the most cosmopolitan city in the Caucasus, Baku is an attractive prospect for those who want to make money, but don't fancy the Middle East. East meets West in Baku, which means expatriates moving to the area can enjoy an array of dining experiences. Try The Tea Lounge for an ambient atmosphere and a broad selection of drinks, or Scalini for sumptuous Italian food. If you're looking for a hospital with an emergency room, you can try the Central Clinic Hospital or the International SOS building. Trying to find a reasonable education for your family? The Baku International School and Baku Oxford School both offer excellent facilities. Do you have any other queries? Then put your questions forward to our InterNations Baku expatriates and they'll soon be answered.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities across the globe. Get to know fellow internationals in your city, before you're moving, or when traveling somewhere and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Jeddah or Brussels, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Your Network for Expats in Baku

InterNations is a diverse community of expatriates in Baku and around the world. Our carefully approved members can provide you with all the information you need to make your transition into life in Azerbaijan easier. As people who have been through the experience themselves, our Baku expatriates offer a unique insight into settling in, while experiencing very few hiccups. In addition to offering an online hub of information, InterNations is an ideal place for making new friends. Our monthly Baku social and networking events are designed to introduce you to other expats. You can also join our groups, including sightseeing tours, running clubs, and beer evenings. If you don't see your favorite activity represented yet, then you can start your own group! With InterNations, settling into life abroad is a piece of cake!

Raul Gonzales

"Establishing your own business in Azerbaijan is not easy. Tips from InterNations members helped me a lot to cope with the bureaucratic challenges"

Diana Anhaus-Brey

"Thanks to the InterNations community, we were able to find a reliable household help here in Baku."

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