Damascus

Living and
Working in Damascus

Connect with fellow expats in Damascus
Join exciting events and groups
Get information in our Damascus guides
Exchange tips about expat life in Damascus

Emanuele Casabona

"Relocating to Damascus has been quite an adventure, but I love to immerse myself in its coffeehouse culture with other expats."

Paola Murri

"A solo expat woman traveller in Syria? InterNations has shown me that this was far less daunting than my family back home supposed. "

Make the most of living and working in Damascus

Expat living in Damascus raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Syrian authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺAre the anti-smoking laws only valid during Ramadan?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend expat insurance providers in town?”

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

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Damascus. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Shanghai to living in Dubai.

Top Articles in the Damascus 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.

Information on the Expat Life in Damascus

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

Simply become a member of InterNations Damascus and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly As-salām 'alaykum among our expats living and working in Damascus.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Damascus? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Paris or living in Jersey City!

Emanuele Casabona

"Relocating to Damascus has been quite an adventure, but I love to immerse myself in its coffeehouse culture with other expats."

Paola Murri

"A solo expat woman traveller in Syria? InterNations has shown me that this was far less daunting than my family back home supposed. "

Damascus Guide Categories