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Make the most of living and working in Boston

Expat living in Boston raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from American authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺCan you help me find a language partner to improve my business English and knowledge of American corporate culture?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend international schools in town?”

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

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Boston. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Shanghai to working in Tokyo.

Top Articles in the Boston Expat Guide

  • Moving to Boston

    Moving to Boston has long been synonymous with a new beginning in the New World. Of course, the reasons for moving have changed, but for many expats, their impending move to Boston still marks the beginning of a new life. Get the most relevant information on your future home on InterNations!
  • Living in Boston

    American pop culture enthusiasts might think they know all about life in Boston — the city makes many an appearance in TV programs. But living in Boston is not all about St. Patrick’s Day, the Stanley Cup, or the distinctive New England accent. Our article on this bustling city has all the key information for expats.
  • Working in Boston

    Compared to other major US cities such as Los Angeles and New York, many people do not have as clear an impression of what Boston’s business atmosphere is like. You might be surprised! Working in Boston is your key to one of the biggest urban economies in the US. Our guide to Boston has all the vital facts.
  • Demographics of the US

    The United States, home to people with origins in all corners of the globe, is the third most populous country in the world. Only India and China have larger populations. In this overview, we briefly touch upon noteworthy facts about the demographic makeup of the United States.
  • Buying Property in the USA

    While buying property in the USA is rather common, it also comes with a lot more red tape than renting. In addition, the language may make it even harder for expats to deal with the paperwork. We give you some pointers on how to navigate the process of purchasing your dream home.
  • Visiting a US Dentist

    Whether it is a cavity or a regular check-up, sooner or later a visit to the dentist becomes inevitable. After their move to the United States, expats often don’t know where to turn when they get a toothache. We tell you how to find a US dentist and how to finance the treatment.
  • Tourist Attractions in the US

    As is known all over the world, the United States is not only one of the most popular countries for expatriates, but also a leading tourist destination. In their report for 2012, the World Tourism Organization ranked the US second worldwide in the number of international tourists.
  • Crime in the United States

    Thousands of crimes are committed in the US every day. These include violent criminal felonies, but to a much larger extent are made up of property crime and white collar crime. In this article, we’ll discuss common types of crime, capital punishment, and law enforcement in the US.
  • Childcare in the US

    Are you moving to the US with young children? Do both you and your spouse work? Then you will probably need to find childcare in the US. Our article guides you through the different available options, enabling you to make the best choice for your family.
  • Banks in the US

    What types of banks and bank accounts exist in the US? How do you choose the right bank for you? Find out about different types of bank accounts, building up your credit history, and making money transfers in this InterNations guide on US banks.
  • Nonimmigrant US Visa

    There are many different types of nonimmigrant US visa and every individual case can further differ. The following article therefore does not claim to be fully comprehensive. It does, however, give you a first overview as well as some pointers on where you can find more information and help.
  • US Income Tax for Expats

    Paying income tax in the US is complicated. Tax is due on several levels: You need to pay US income tax to the federal government as well as the individual state. Sometimes, local income tax is also due. This overview helps expats to navigate such tax issues, providing guidance for filing your tax returns.
  • Applying for Jobs in the US

    So, you want to live and work in the United States? You have already found a few jobs that you’d like to apply for – what next? Our brief overview of the job application process in the US will guide you through the search for jobs, from the resume to the official interview.
  • Buying a Car in the US

    Having your own four wheels can make life in the USA much easier. However, since importing a car can be quite a hassle, buying a car in the US is often the simpler choice. InterNations tells you what to look out for when choosing a vehicle and tells you about the change of ownership process.

Information on the Expat Life in Boston

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

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

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