Geneva

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Nathan Reed

"UNO, WHO, IKRK, WTO -- I really appreciate the humanitarian and professional networking events for InterNations expats in Geneva… "

Amanda Miller

"InterNations and the amazing events around here helped me get my bearings in an expat hotspot like Geneva. "

Make the most of living and working in Geneva

Expat living in Geneva raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Swiss authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺHow does the Swiss health-care system work?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend nannies and baby-sitters in town?”

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

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Geneva. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from moving to London to moving to Brisbane.

Top Articles in the Geneva Expat Guide

  • Moving to Geneva

    Moving to Geneva, Switzerland’s most global city, is a very pleasant experience for most expats. But make sure that you embark on this journey well prepared. On InterNations, you will find essential information on visas and accommodation, as well as other important advice for your relocation to Geneva.
  • Living in Geneva

    Are you going to be living in Geneva? An international and welcoming city, Geneva has a lot to offer in terms of facilities and infrastructure. With InterNations, you will quickly get an overview of all the key aspects of expat life, such as education or transportation.
  • Working in Geneva

    There are plenty of things you’ll need to know as an expat working in Geneva: How do I pay income tax? Do I need Swiss health insurance? Who requires an employment permit? What about social security? You will find the answers to these questions (and more) in our guide to working in Geneva.

Information on the Expat Life in Geneva

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

Simply become a member of InterNations Geneva and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Grüezi, salut, buongiorno, bainvegni among our expats living and working in Geneva.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Geneva? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Athens or living in Jeddah!

Nathan Reed

"UNO, WHO, IKRK, WTO -- I really appreciate the humanitarian and professional networking events for InterNations expats in Geneva… "

Amanda Miller

"InterNations and the amazing events around here helped me get my bearings in an expat hotspot like Geneva. "

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