Chiang Mai

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Martin Beck

"I've been looking for a shop where to buy German food here in Bangkok. Fellow expats on InterNations finally told me how to find the right stores."

Helen Laidboe

"It' such a a pity that we have to leave Bangkok soon. I'll miss the InterNations expat community so much, especially the great events!"

Make the most of living and working in Chiang Mai

Expat living in Chiang Mai raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Thai authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺWhat should I do if I happen to lose my passport?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend chambers of foreign trade in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in Chiang Mai takes a lot of time. Our Chiang Mai expat guide is there to make your relocation to Chiang Mai as easy as possible. Starting with embassies and consulates to information about local infrastructure, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in Chiang Mai.

Top Articles in the Chiang Mai Expat Guide

  • Moving to Chiang Mai

    Chiang Mai is a city in northern Thailand. With an idyllic location among the mountains, a wealth of culture and history thanks to its temples and festivals and a recent boom in industry, moving to Chiang Mai is a popular choice. It’s also great for families as there are many excellent schools.
  • Living in Chiang Mai

    Chiang Mai is a great option when moving to Thailand, as it’s not as frenetic as Bangkok and still maintains an old-world charm with its numerous temples, while offering a myriad of opportunities for employment and study.
  • Working in Chiang Mai

    You’ll find working in Chiang Mai to be a pleasant and rewarding experience, with a variety of traditional as well as upcoming industries meaning Chiang Mai is expanding as an employment center. In particular, there is always a demand for English language teachers.

Information on the Expat Life in Chiang Mai

Are you looking specifically for nannies and baby-sitters in town or a doctor speaking your native language in Thailand? In addition to our expat guide, the expat directory for Chiang Mai provides you with listings of all expatriate-relevant locations and relocation services in Chiang Mai. Furthermore, you might want to also consider our Chiang Mai expats forum to receive first hand information from your fellow expats.

Simply become a member of InterNations Chiang Mai and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Sawùt dee among our expats living and working in Chiang Mai.

Martin Beck

"I've been looking for a shop where to buy German food here in Bangkok. Fellow expats on InterNations finally told me how to find the right stores."

Helen Laidboe

"It' such a a pity that we have to leave Bangkok soon. I'll miss the InterNations expat community so much, especially the great events!"

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