Guatemala City

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Thomas Crawford

"The InterNations expat circle in Guatemala City is such a diversified, multi-national crowd! "

Therese Waldorf

"Moving to such a vast and lively city abroad scared me a little, but this site helped my acclimatisation as an expat in "Guate" a lot. "

Make the most of living and working in Guatemala City

Expat living in Guatemala City raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Guatemalan authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺWhat's so special about Lake Atitlán (aka "Gringocastenango")?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend international pharmacies in town?”

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

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Guatemala City. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Zurich to living in Jersey City.

Top Articles in the Guatemala City Expat Guide

  • Moving to Guatemala City

    Moving to Guatemala City will raise various questions for you. What is accommodation like for expats in Guatemala City? How is the climate? How to deal with the local authorities? Our article gives all the answers to your questions about Guatemala City.
  • Living in Guatemala City

    The most populous city in Central America, expat life in Guatemala City is certainly an experience to write home about. Make sure you are well prepared for living in Guate, as it is often called by the local population, and read up on healthcare, transportation and more in this article.
  • Working in Guatemala City

    Working in Guatemala City can be a great opportunity for expatriates. As a national driving force and home to many international banks, the capital of Guatemala offers various business opportunities for expats. Find out what they are and how to best approach them in this article.

Information on the Expat Life in Guatemala City

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

Simply become a member of InterNations Guatemala City and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly ¡Hola! among our expats living and working in Guatemala City.

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

Thomas Crawford

"The InterNations expat circle in Guatemala City is such a diversified, multi-national crowd! "

Therese Waldorf

"Moving to such a vast and lively city abroad scared me a little, but this site helped my acclimatisation as an expat in "Guate" a lot. "

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