Cuba

Living and
Working in Cuba

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Alberto Mendez

"From all the websites I checked before moving to Havana, InterNations seemed to have the highest quality and looked the most inviting."

Cynthia Fleming

"I discovered that I wasn't the only British spouse looking for an expat women group in Havana. So we got together and organized one."

Working and living in Cuba with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Cuba? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Havana, Santiago de Cuba or some other international Cuban city?

The expat relocation to Cuba is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the sprawling province of Havana Ciudad and its suburbs, getting to know how Cuban folks celebrate Día de los trabajadores, or acquiring a taste for Cuba’s popular dishes like ajiaco…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Cuba. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in China to living in Poland.

Top Articles in the Cuba Expat Guide

  • Moving to Cuba

    Are you curious about moving to Cuba? If you have fallen in love with this country, you can learn more about politics, visa requirements, and transportation on InterNations. That way, you can get the best out of your life in this beautiful, yet incredibly diverse, country.
  • Life in Cuba

    Life in Cuba has its fair amount of surprises! Read our guide and find out all about different destinations, healthcare, and accommodation in Cuba. That way, living in Cuba can be an amazing experience, with joyful, welcoming people and constant sunshine.
  • Working in Cuba

    Unfortunately, business life in Cuba is not always peachy. Read our guide on working in Cuba to learn about the economy, job opportunities, key sectors, and more. Once you are prepared for this Caribbean adventure, you will feel right at home in Cuba's business world.

Reliable Information about living and working in Cuba

Relocating to and living in Cuba necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Cuban expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Cuba: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Cuban income tax law?ʺ, ʺWhat is the economic reality of life in Cuba today for the average expat and the average Cuban?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Havana?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Cuban residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Cuba is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Cuba is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Cuba. Various topics are covered in our Cuba Expat Guide from local organisations and companies, to travel & accommodation or health-care, up to local infrastructure. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺIs it easier to live there as a single or with an expat family?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Cuba? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Qatar or living in Kuwait!

From doctors and dentists to colleges and universities –
Advice on living and working in Cuba

In addition, our expat listings for Cuba include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like doctors and dentists or colleges and universities. 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 Cuba. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm ¡Hola! among our InterNations members living and working in Cuba.

Alberto Mendez

"From all the websites I checked before moving to Havana, InterNations seemed to have the highest quality and looked the most inviting."

Cynthia Fleming

"I discovered that I wasn't the only British spouse looking for an expat women group in Havana. So we got together and organized one."

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