Eritrea

Living and
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Ole Jacobsen

"Making business in Eritrea is very different from Norway. On InterNations I can exchange my experiences with fellow expats. "

Helen Laidboe

"With InterNations I realized that I am not the only expat out here in Asmara. Even made some really good friends from the US!"

Working and living in Eritrea with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Eritrea? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Asmara, Nakfa or some other international Eritrean city?

The expat relocation to Eritrea is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the fishing grounds of the Dahlak Archipelago, getting to know how Eritrean folks celebrate Fenkil Day, or acquiring a taste for Eritrea’s popular dishes like zigini…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Eritrea. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from working in Panama to living in Puerto Rico.

Top Articles in the Eritrea Expat Guide

  • Moving to Eritrea

    Eritrea has modernized a lot in recent years, and Asmara in particular has a buzzing, thriving community that welcomes foreigners with open arms. The country is welcoming and developing, and expat moving there will experience all its energy. Find out more in our expat guide!
  • Living in Eritrea

    This is a land full of surprises, not least in its capital Asmara, a vibrant and colorful city; certain areas seem to have been lifted straight from an Italian movie and European influences are evident everywhere in this former Italian colony. Discover more about living in Eritrea in our expat guide!
  • Working in Eritrea

    Eritrea is on the up, and increased foreign investment in its industries is testament to the bright future that’s in store for this small African country. Life in Eritrea has never been more promising or exciting for professionals: find out all the opportunities and threats of working in Eritrea in our expat guide!

Reliable Information about living and working in Eritrea

Relocating to and living in Eritrea necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Eritrean expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Eritrea: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Eritrean income tax law?ʺ, ʺWhich documents are required to enter the country?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Asmara?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Eritrean residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Eritrea is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Eritrea is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Eritrea. Various topics are covered in our Eritrea Expat Guide from local infrastructure, to expat institutions & clubs or sports and leisure, up to local infrastructure. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺHow do I become a VSO teacher in Eritrea?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Eritrea? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as working in Finland or working in Mexico!

From public utility providers to international attorneys –
Advice on living and working in Eritrea

In addition, our expat listings for Eritrea include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like public utility providers or international attorneys. 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 Eritrea. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Merhaba among our InterNations members living and working in Eritrea.

Ole Jacobsen

"Making business in Eritrea is very different from Norway. On InterNations I can exchange my experiences with fellow expats. "

Helen Laidboe

"With InterNations I realized that I am not the only expat out here in Asmara. Even made some really good friends from the US!"

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