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Connect with fellow South Africans in Chad
Get information in our Chad guide
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Exchange tips about expat life 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!"

InterNations – Bringing Together South Africans Living in Chad

Interested in meeting fellow South Africans in Chad? Are you looking for trustworthy advice and tips on expat life from your South African countrymen? Or would you like to discover landmarks such as the Sudanese savanna with other South African expatriates?

No matter if you already are an expat in Chad or still finishing your preparations for your relocation back home in South Africa, InterNations Chad offers everything you are looking for: our trusted network is the most popular international platform for expats and global minds from all over the world. Of course, we also have a number of South African expats in Chad among our members, coming from various regions all over South Africa - from Johannesburg, over Cape Town to Durban.

Meet other South Africans at our events in Chad

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

Find More Information in Our Chad Expat Guides

  • 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.

Get Tips and Info on Life in Chad from South African Expats

Being an expat in Chad means much more than packing your belongings and taking care of paperwork. Keeping in touch with your South African compatriots is a big part of the expat experience and can help you understand the Chadian people and their culture better. With InterNations, meeting other South Africans in Chad is a breeze, no matter if you are in Abéché, N'Djamena, Moundou or any other expat magnet across the country. Just take our network of South Africans in N'Djamena, for example.

If you are in the mood to speak your mother tongue again, to learn about the best spots to shop for South African food, or to discuss your favorite sports team’s latest match, join the South African InterNations Community:

  • In our huge expat network, you can easily find like-minded expatriates from South Africa.
  • Our Chad Expat Forums are a great place to share experiences and advice – for example how to find a nanny speaking your language or where to get bobotie in N'Djamena...
  • The InterNations Places database for Chad helps you find institutions like the nearest South African embassy.

From the Sudanese savanna to the northern Tibesti mountains, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly South African expats in Chad.

Meet Fellow South Africans in Chad at Our Many Expat Activities

Participating in our regular expat events and activities in Chad is another wonderful advantage of your membership. Our events cater to virtually all interests, ranging from a nice dinner with your fellow expats to enjoy some famous peanut and squash stew, Chad’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of N'Djamena’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow South Africans in N'Djamena and discover the Southern Savanna, Lake Chad, and other impressive landmarks across Chad.

Our events and activities are a great way of meeting fellow expats from South Africa and all around the globe in a casual atmosphere. Does this sound interesting to you? Then sign up for membership and you’ll hear a heartfelt Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo from our South Africans living in Chad!