Bangladesh

Living and
Working in Bangladesh

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Francois Bertrand

"The couple of Dhaka expat get-togethers that we already had were such enjoyable evenings at the International Club! "

Anna Maria Rossi

"Thanks to InterNations, I quickly found other expat Moms in Dhaka and other cities of Bangladesh. "

Working and living in Bangladesh with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Bangladesh? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Dhaka, Rajshahi or some other international Bangladeshi city?

The expat relocation to Bangladesh is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the Sundabaran jungles, getting to know how Bangladeshi folks celebrate Pôhela Boishakh' (Bengali New Year), or acquiring a taste for Bangladesh’s popular dishes like biryani…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Bangladesh. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in South Korea to moving to Portugal.

Top Articles in the Bangladesh Expat Guide

  • Prepare for Moving Abroad

    Have you decided to haul your family, pets, and personal belongings overseas – at least for the next few years? Congratulations! You have taken the first big step towards moving abroad! InterNations provides you with practical information on preparing for moving abroad, from visa to flight tickets.
  • Living in Bangladesh

    Living in Bangladesh can be a challenge everyday: traffic jam, high population density, snatch — so be prepared with the InterNations Expat Guide to know what the advices are for the healthcare system, the transport and safety. Find more information in our guide!
  • Working in Bangladesh

    Working in Bangladesh is not difficult, if you don’t have a job you can find plenty of them in online job portals and depending on your work you would need a different work permit from different bureaus. Also the income taxation is different according a lot of factors. Find more in our guide!

Reliable Information about living and working in Bangladesh

Relocating to and living in Bangladesh necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Bangladeshi expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Bangladesh: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Bangladeshi income tax law?ʺ, ʺIs Gulshan in Dhaka a good neighbourhood for expats to live in?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Dhaka?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Bangladeshi residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Bangladesh is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Bangladesh is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Bangladesh. Various topics are covered in our Bangladesh Expat Guide from local organisations and companies, to travel & accommodation or administration and finance, up to expat institutions & clubs. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺShould I get surgery at a local hospital, or rather go home?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Bangladesh? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as working in New Zealand or living in Russia!

From playgroups and nurseries to language schools –
Advice on living and working in Bangladesh

In addition, our expat listings for Bangladesh include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like playgroups and nurseries or language schools. 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 Bangladesh. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Nômoshkar & slamalikum among our InterNations members living and working in Bangladesh.

Francois Bertrand

"The couple of Dhaka expat get-togethers that we already had were such enjoyable evenings at the International Club! "

Anna Maria Rossi

"Thanks to InterNations, I quickly found other expat Moms in Dhaka and other cities of Bangladesh. "

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