Djibouti

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Brandon Le Clerk

"Facing expat life in Djibouti was quite a challenge, but I'm really thankful for my new-found contacts in humanitarian circles. "

Sabine Baumeister

"Mingling with InterNations expats and residents of Djibouti helped me adjust the preconceptions I had about moving to Eastern Africa. "

Make the most of living and working in Djibouti

Expat living in Djibouti raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Djiboutian authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺWhich vaccinations do I need before setting out for Djibouti?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend international schools in town?”

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

Top Articles in the Djibouti Expat Guide

  • Moving to Djibouti

    While it has been historically marred by strife and poor development, Djibouti is a land of beauty, and offers some of the world's broadest biodiversity, even cultural. Therefore expats moving to the country will find a welcoming and multifaceted atmosphere. Find out more in our expat guide!
  • Living in Djibouti

    Djibouti is a tiny country with some marvelous landscapes, a peaceful seaside and a favorable climate. All expats planning on living in contact with nature should consider this corner of Africa, which is still not so popular despite its many treasures. Find out more in our expat guide!
  • Working in Djibouti

    The economy of Djibouti is still weak, and opportunities are scarce, despite a very favorable position on the Red Sea and a lot of potential. If you have already secured a job position, working in the country is a unique and enriching experience. Find out more in our expat guide!

Information on the Expat Life in Djibouti

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

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

Brandon Le Clerk

"Facing expat life in Djibouti was quite a challenge, but I'm really thankful for my new-found contacts in humanitarian circles. "

Sabine Baumeister

"Mingling with InterNations expats and residents of Djibouti helped me adjust the preconceptions I had about moving to Eastern Africa. "

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