Dar es Salaam

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Gilberto Vieira

"Finding contacts among the expats in Tanzania's tourism industry wasn't half as difficult as I had feared. "

Chen Ming

"Karibu Sana, fellow expats in Dar es Salaam or 'Dar', for short! You'll probably need some tips on the 'do's & 'don't's in Tanzania."

Make the most of living and working in Dar es Salaam

Expat living in Dar es Salaam raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Tanzanian authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺHow many months of rent does a landlord in Dar' usually demand in advance?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend foreign-media news agents in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in Dar es Salaam takes a lot of time. Our Dar es Salaam expat guide is there to make your relocation to Dar es Salaam as easy as possible. Starting with embassies and consulates to information about health-care, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in Dar es Salaam.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Dar es Salaam. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Barcelona to living in London.

Top Articles in the Dar es Salaam Expat Guide

  • Moving to Dar es Salaam

    Moving to Dar es Salaam can be a drastic change, but the city’s lively international scene will make it definitely easier: many expats chose the Tanzanian city as their new home, thanks to the importance of this commercial, cultural and administrative center. Find out more in our expat guide!
  • Living in Dar es Salaam

    Living in Dar es Salaam brings many advantages along with the tropical climate: the city has a friendly atmosphere, good services and relatively good job opportunities; there are still some downsides, which is good to know in advance. Check out our expat guide for some more information!
  • Working in Dar es Salaam

    If you are planning to work in Tanzania, Dar es Salaam is definitely the best option: despite the city not being the capital, it is the most important hub, home to many different companies and industries and contributing a lot to the national economy. Find out more in our expat guide!

Information on the Expat Life in Dar es Salaam

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

Simply become a member of InterNations Dar es Salaam and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Karibu among our expats living and working in Dar es Salaam.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Dar es Salaam? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Abu Dhabi or living in Hong Kong!

Gilberto Vieira

"Finding contacts among the expats in Tanzania's tourism industry wasn't half as difficult as I had feared. "

Chen Ming

"Karibu Sana, fellow expats in Dar es Salaam or 'Dar', for short! You'll probably need some tips on the 'do's & 'don't's in Tanzania."

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