Freetown

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Giovanni Gallo

"Tips from other Freetown expats and locals opened my eyes to Sierra Leone's many facets, from town masquerades to national parks."

Claudine Duret

"My expat contacts in the NGO circles of Freetown supported me a lot in getting adjusted to daily life in this country. "

Make the most of living and working in Freetown

Expat living in Freetown raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Sierra Leonean authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺHow much money may I import in cash? Can I widely use my credit card around Freetown?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend postal services in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in Freetown takes a lot of time. Our Freetown expat guide is there to make your relocation to Freetown as easy as possible. Starting with expat institutions and clubs to information about food & shopping, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in Freetown.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Freetown. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Hong Kong to living in Tokyo.

Top Articles in the Freetown Expat Guide

  • Moving to Freetown

    Freetown is a bustling capital, by day and by night. Expats moving there can expect a colorful and joyful atmosphere, with many entertainment opportunities and some interesting attractions also for nature-lovers. Find out more in our expat guide!
  • Living in Freetown

    Freetown’s pristine beaches, stunning mountain backdrop and buzzing center instantly win over many a wary visitor. With friendly locals and a close expat community, foreigners soon find themselves feeling at home. Find out more in our expat guide!
  • Working in Freetown

    Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital, is a vibrant, ethnically diverse city that attracts ambitious professionals from all over the world: with its healthy job market and strong expatriate community, Freetown has never been more appealing to foreign workers. Find out more in our expat guide!

Information on the Expat Life in Freetown

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

Simply become a member of InterNations Freetown and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Hello among our expats living and working in Freetown.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Freetown? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Paris or living in Amsterdam!

Giovanni Gallo

"Tips from other Freetown expats and locals opened my eyes to Sierra Leone's many facets, from town masquerades to national parks."

Claudine Duret

"My expat contacts in the NGO circles of Freetown supported me a lot in getting adjusted to daily life in this country. "

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