Brasilia

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Mario Rimardi

"Moving to Brasilia wasn't easy for me and my family in the beginning. Thanks to InterNations we found an appartment, our babysitter and a good friend."

Li Wang

"Brasilia is a very particular city and all about politics. Through InterNations, I met so many interesting people from other fields."

Meet Our Friendly Expat Community in Brasilia!

Opa, and welcome to the InterNations Community of expats in Brazil's capital, Brasilia. We have amassed a comprehensive library of guides, advice, and insider tips especially to support expats as you relocate. As a member of InterNations, you'll have access to essential information to answer your questions, such as, "which block of the city should I live in?" and "how do I access healthcare?". To discover all the secrets of getting the most out of everyday life in Brasilia, visit our forum and speak to our friendly expats. Their first-hand experience is invaluable in navigating this sometimes tricky process; let their knowledge guide you on all sorts of topics, from finding the best realtor to organizing a family day out. With InterNations, this unique and vibrant city opens its doors to you as you embark on your new adventure.

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 Geneva or Vienna.

Join Our Exciting Events in Brasilia

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

Find More Information in Our Brasilia Expat Guides

  • Moving to Brasilia

    Brasilia is a young planned capital that has always been target of expats and other Brazilian nationals: its population increased exponentially in the last decades, and many people are still attracted by the many opportunities of this city. Find out more in our guide!
  • Living in Brasilia

    Brasilia is the federal capital of Brazil: its building are new and in good conditions, and the city is an administrative and commercial hub for the whole state. It looks very different from other Brazilian cities, but it is still fascinating and interesting. Check out more in our guide!
  • Working in Brasilia

    As a capital city, Brasilia is home to the central administration and some service providers have their bases in the city. Diplomatic works are very common and they influence the demand for foreign nationals. Check out more in our guide!

Exchange Tips about living in Brasilia

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

What Is Expat Life in Brasilia Like?

A unique political center of Brazil, the country's capital is noted for its modernist architecture and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is divided into blocks and specialist sectors, such as the hotel sector and banking sector. Sports fans will be at home with motorsports, football, and basketball, and active expats can take to the sweeping national parks, running clubs, and nearby hiking trails. Shoppers are spoiled for choice with several large malls, and those wanting an authentic Brazilian experience will be sure to attend Brazil's most famous party — carnival. A large and busy city, Brasilia's career opportunities are wide and varying; banking, communications, IT, and food production are all thriving industries. The largest employer in the city is the government, reflecting Brasilia's status as a political center with 124 embassies also present. Coffee and various foods are important exports and retail is also a prominent industry, with several large shopping centers.

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 Bangkok or Bali, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Meet Fellow Expats at InterNations Events

Make new friends in Brasilia by attending our events; regular get-togethers encourage our expats to meet and socialize in a safe environment. Find like-minded new friends when you join one of our groups; music, museums, the outdoors, and sports are just a selection of the activities to enjoy. With InterNations you can make social contacts from all over the world while building a fulfilling new life in Brasilia.

Mario Rimardi

"Moving to Brasilia wasn't easy for me and my family in the beginning. Thanks to InterNations we found an appartment, our babysitter and a good friend."

Li Wang

"Brasilia is a very particular city and all about politics. Through InterNations, I met so many interesting people from other fields."

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