Egypt

Living and
Working in Egypt

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Paul Zimmerer

"Before I moved to Cairo I contacted some local members on InterNations. They gave me some great assistance."

Barbara Sciera

"Cairo is a bustling metropolis. Through InterNations I met some other expat women. Now we meet on a weekly basis."

Working and living in Egypt with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Egypt? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Cairo, Hurghada or some other international Egyptian city?

The expat relocation to Egypt is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the "red land" of the vast desert, getting to know how Egyptian folks celebrate Eid ul-Adha in Egypt, or acquiring a taste for Egypt’s popular dishes like kushari…

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

Top Articles in the Egypt Expat Guide

  • Moving to Egypt

    All Egyptian expat adventures begin with one thing; a move. Well-connected to both European and international destinations, Egypt is fairly easy to get to, however knowing a little more about the country and the moving process before you arrive will make moving to Egypt even easier.
  • Living in Egypt

    Boasting miles of stunning coastline, thousands of years of history, as well as a rich culture, Egypt is one of the most fascinating countries in the world and a popular choice for expats looking to experience something a little bit different.
  • Working in Egypt

    With a range of national and international businesses based in Cairo and tourism offering a wealth of opportunities for start-ups, Egypt does have potential for expats looking to further their professional careers or enter a new industry.

Reliable Information about living and working in Egypt

Relocating to and living in Egypt necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Egyptian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Egypt: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Egyptian income tax law?ʺ, ʺDoes the Cairo Community Association offer free Arabic lessons?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Cairo?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Egyptian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Egypt is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Egypt is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Egypt. Various topics are covered in our Egypt Expat Guide from education and children, to local organisations & companies or travel and accommodation, up to education & children. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺDo expat women also wear headscarves in public?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Egypt? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Turkey or living in Ecuador!

From international attorneys to playgroups and nurseries –
Advice on living and working in Egypt

In addition, our expat listings for Egypt include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like international attorneys or playgroups and nurseries. 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 Egypt. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Ahlan wa sahlan among our InterNations members living and working in Egypt.

Paul Zimmerer

"Before I moved to Cairo I contacted some local members on InterNations. They gave me some great assistance."

Barbara Sciera

"Cairo is a bustling metropolis. Through InterNations I met some other expat women. Now we meet on a weekly basis."

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