Congo

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Albert Robley

"As someone with a life-long interest in Central Africa, it wasn't hard for me to move here. For my wife it was not that easy. She met other spouses through InterNations, though."

Victoria Arrington

"Where the hell is Brazzaville? That was my first thought before moving here. Then I joined InterNations and received many valuable tips from expats living there."

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Congo

Are you an expat working and living in Congo? Or are you preparing to move soon to Brazzaville, Abala-Ndolo or any other of the Congolese international hotspots?

Expat life in Congo has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the thick rainforests of Sangha in the north, learning how Congolese people celebrate Reconciliation Day, up to tasting Congo’s favorite dishes such as mwambe.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Congo. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from moving to New Zealand to living in Afghanistan.

Top Articles in the Congo Expat Guide

  • Prepare for Moving Abroad

    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.

Working and living in Congo – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Congo requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Congolese expat life. Living abroad in Congo raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Congo?ʺ, ʺWhat are the local emergency numbers for Brazzaville?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Brazzaville should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Congolese municipality in Pointe Noire?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Congo is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Congo aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Congo. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from health-care, to restaurants & nightlife or sports and leisure, up to local infrastructure. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺWhat is the quality of living in the Congo like?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Congo? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Greece or living in Germany!

Tips on living and working in Congo – From car rental agencies to international hospitals

Moreover, our expat directory for Congo includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. car rental agencies or international hospitals. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Congo with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt Mbote na nge from our expats living and working in Congo.

Albert Robley

"As someone with a life-long interest in Central Africa, it wasn't hard for me to move here. For my wife it was not that easy. She met other spouses through InterNations, though."

Victoria Arrington

"Where the hell is Brazzaville? That was my first thought before moving here. Then I joined InterNations and received many valuable tips from expats living there."

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