Cameroon

Living and
Working in Cameroon

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Antoine Mariaux

"Finding the right international schoolsin Yaoundé for our children was much easier when we had the InterNations network to help us."

Amanda Miller

"As I moved to Yaounde for work, InterNations has helped me make friends outside of the office."

Working and living in Cameroon with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Cameroon? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Yaounde, Ngaoundere or some other international Cameroonian city?

The expat relocation to Cameroon is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the Cameroon range with its irregular hills and plateaus, getting to know how Cameroonian folks celebrate Unification Day, or acquiring a taste for Cameroon’s popular dishes like kondre…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Cameroon. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from working in Russia to living in Singapore.

Top Articles in the Cameroon Expat Guide

  • Moving to Cameroon

    The extensive cultural and geographical diversity of Cameroon attracts many foreigners to live and work there. The country has both tropical and semiarid climate. Expats entering the country need to obtain a visa. Check out our expat guide for more information about moving to Cameroon.
  • Living in Cameroon

    Known as the "Africa in Miniature", Cameroon is home to more than 22 million people. More than 230 distinctive languages can be found in the country. Expats could have an amazing experience in this fascinating African pearl. Find more information about living in Cameroon at InterNations Expat Guide.
  • Working in Cameroon

    Expats and foreigners need to obtain a work permit if they want to work in Cameroon. Job opportunities could be found through online job hunting websites and local newspapers. Read up on the information about working in Cameroon in our expat guide.

Reliable Information about living and working in Cameroon

Relocating to and living in Cameroon necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Cameroonian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Cameroon: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Cameroonian income tax law?ʺ, ʺWhat sort of anti-malaria drugs do I have to take?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Yaounde?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Cameroonian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Cameroon is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Cameroon is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Cameroon. Various topics are covered in our Cameroon Expat Guide from expat institutions and clubs, to sports & leisure or local organisations and companies, up to culture & sights. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺWhat's the most popular type of Cameroonian music in local nightlife?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Cameroon? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in China or living in Canada!

From expat insurance providers to nannies and baby-sitters –
Advice on living and working in Cameroon

In addition, our expat listings for Cameroon include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like expat insurance providers or nannies and baby-sitters. 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 Cameroon. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Salut, hello among our InterNations members living and working in Cameroon.

Antoine Mariaux

"Finding the right international schoolsin Yaoundé for our children was much easier when we had the InterNations network to help us."

Amanda Miller

"As I moved to Yaounde for work, InterNations has helped me make friends outside of the office."

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