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"I'm a Turkish expat in Congo, and this is a great site to get in touch with my compatriots all across the globe."

Stefanie Schneider

"I want my kids to have a great education and the InterNations community knows the best international schools, no matter where we move."

InterNations – Bringing Together Belgians Living in the DR Congo

Interested in meeting fellow Belgians in the DR Congo? Are you looking for trustworthy advice and tips on expat life from your Belgian countrymen? Or would you like to discover landmarks such as the massive expanse of tropical jungle along the Congo River with other Belgian expatriates?

No matter if you already are an expat in the DR Congo or still finishing your preparations for your relocation back home in Belgium, InterNations the DR Congo offers everything you are looking for: our trusted network is the most popular international platform for expats and global minds from all over the world. Of course, we also have a number of Belgian expats in the DR Congo among our members, coming from various regions all over Belgium - from Leuven, over Brussels to Antwerp.

Meet other Belgians at our events in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Attend our monthly events and activities for Belgians expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Democratic Republic of the Congo Expat Guides

  • 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.

Forum Posts by Belgians in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Belgians in our DR Congo expat forums.

Get Tips and Info on Life in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from Belgian Expats

Being an expat in the Democratic Republic of the Congo means much more than packing your belongings and taking care of paperwork. Keeping in touch with your Belgian compatriots is a big part of the expat experience and can help you understand the Congolese people and their culture better. With InterNations, meeting other Belgians in the DR Congo is a breeze, no matter if you are in Lubumbashi, Kinshasa, Goma or any other expat magnet across the country. Just take our network of Belgians in Kinshasa, for example.

If you are in the mood to speak your mother tongue again, to learn about the best spots to shop for Belgian food, or to discuss your favorite sports team’s latest match, join the Belgian InterNations Community:

  • In our huge expat network, you can easily find like-minded expatriates from Belgium.
  • Our the DR Congo Expat Forums are a great place to share experiences and advice – for example how to find a nanny speaking your language or where to get pommes frites in Kinshasa...
  • The InterNations Places database for the DR Congo helps you find institutions like the nearest Belgian embassy.

From the massive expanse of tropical jungle along the Congo River to the mountainous terraces in the west, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly Belgian expats in the DR Congo.

Meet Fellow Belgians in the Democratic Republic of the Congo at Our Many Expat Activities

Participating in our regular expat events and activities in the DR Congo is another wonderful advantage of your membership. Our events cater to virtually all interests, ranging from a nice dinner with your fellow expats to enjoy some famous yassa, the DR Congo’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Kinshasa’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow Belgians in Kinshasa and discover the sandbanks of the Congo River, the fertile plateaus of Katanga, and other impressive landmarks across the DR Congo.

Our events and activities are a great way of meeting fellow expats from Belgium and all around the globe in a casual atmosphere. Does this sound interesting to you? Then sign up for membership and you’ll hear a heartfelt Goededag & salut from our Belgians living in the DR Congo!