Chad

Living and
Working in Chad

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Martin Wieslinger

"It was a relief to realize that there are more expat families settling in Chad and to have someone to discuss 'culture shock' with. "

Helen Laidboe

"Moving to Chad as an expat spouse did made me worry. But through InterNations, I got to know other expat women here in town. Thanks!"

Working and living in Chad with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Chad? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to N'Djamena, Abéché or some other international Chadian city?

The expat relocation to Chad is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the northern Tibesti mountains, getting to know how Chadian folks celebrate Korité Holiday, or acquiring a taste for Chad’s popular dishes like peanut and squash stew…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Chad. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in France to moving to Chile.

Top Articles in the Chad Expat Guide

  • Moving to Chad

    Chad has a tropical climate with wet and dry seasons. The temperature tends to remain consistent all year around. Though English is used in Chad, expats are advised to learn some French and Arabic before moving to Chad. Check out the InterNations Expat Guide for more information about moving to Chad.
  • Living in Chad

    Living in Chad can be an amazing experience. The natural resorts and cultural heritage make Chad a great place to visit. As the fifth largest country in Africa, Chad is a landlocked country that is home to over ten million people. Check out the InterNations Expat Guide for more information about living in Chad.
  • Working in Chad

    Agriculture has been an important part of the local economy for decades. There are some job opportunities in cotton and oil production sectors. Expats need to obtain a work a permit before working in Chad. Find more information about working in Chad in the InterNations Expat Guide.

Reliable Information about living and working in Chad

Relocating to and living in Chad necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Chadian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Chad: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Chadian income tax law?ʺ, ʺWhat does "downtown" N'Djamena look like?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in N'Djamena?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Chadian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Chad is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Chad is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Chad. Various topics are covered in our Chad Expat Guide from food and shopping, to health-care or expat institutions and clubs, up to sports & leisure. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺWhat are the main driving hazards in the capital?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Chad? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as moving to Japan or living in Israel!

From foreign-media news agents to international pharmacies –
Advice on living and working in Chad

In addition, our expat listings for Chad include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like foreign-media news agents or international pharmacies. 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 Chad. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Salut & as-salām 'alaykum among our InterNations members living and working in Chad.

Martin Wieslinger

"It was a relief to realize that there are more expat families settling in Chad and to have someone to discuss 'culture shock' with. "

Helen Laidboe

"Moving to Chad as an expat spouse did made me worry. But through InterNations, I got to know other expat women here in town. Thanks!"

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