Burundi

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William Shirming

"Arriving in Bujumbura, I did not know anyone. Through InterNations I got in contact with the local expat community. "

Claudine Duret

"They asked me for a testimonial and I can only say: I have met my fiancé through InterNations! Thanks a million."

Working and living in Burundi with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Burundi? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Bujumbura, Ngozi or some other international Burundian city?

The expat relocation to Burundi is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as Kibira National Park in the north-west, getting to know how Burundian folks celebrate Rwagasore Day, or acquiring a taste for Burundi’s popular dishes like mealie-meal porridge…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Burundi. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from working in Greece to working in Italy.

Top Articles in the Burundi Expat Guide

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    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 a Foreign Country: How to Adapt?

    Living in a foreign country is hard enough as it is, with all the administrational issues you have to deal with. But if you don’t want to get stuck in the expat bubble, you'll need to learn to adjust to life in a foreign country. InterNations gives you a few tips on how to succeed at this challenge.
  • How to Find a Job Abroad

    Quite a few self-made expats struggle to find a job abroad. This doesn’t mean it’s impossible though! With a structured, thought-out approach, determination and a dose of creativity, you increase your chances of success during your job search overseas.

Reliable Information about living and working in Burundi

Relocating to and living in Burundi necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Burundian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Burundi: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Burundian income tax law?ʺ, ʺDoes anyone know a good phrasebook for basic Kirundi?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Bujumbura?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Burundian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Burundi is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Burundi is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Burundi. Various topics are covered in our Burundi Expat Guide from administration and finance, to culture & sights or health-care, up to administration & finance. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺWhy is Bora Bora called an expatriate heaven?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Burundi? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as moving to Switzerland or working in Puerto Rico!

From international bookstores to tax consultants –
Advice on living and working in Burundi

In addition, our expat listings for Burundi include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like international bookstores or tax consultants. 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 Burundi. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Bwakeye among our InterNations members living and working in Burundi.

William Shirming

"Arriving in Bujumbura, I did not know anyone. Through InterNations I got in contact with the local expat community. "

Claudine Duret

"They asked me for a testimonial and I can only say: I have met my fiancé through InterNations! Thanks a million."

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