Guinea

Living and
Working in Guinea

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Saad Dessouki

"Getting in touch with other expats helped me cope with such difficulties as the sporadic power cuts in Conakry much faster..."

Verona Torres

"Was absolutely delighted to network with Conakry contacts to learn more about Guinean culture."

Working and living in Guinea with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Guinea? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Conakry, Beyla or some other international Guinean city?

The expat relocation to Guinea is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the nature reserve of the Nimba Massif, getting to know how Guinean folks celebrate Referendum Day or the Festival of African Rap, or acquiring a taste for Guinea’s popular dishes like poulet yassa…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Guinea. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from working in China to living in Qatar.

Top Articles in the Guinea Expat Guide

  • Moving to Guinea

    Moving to Guinea could be a challenging decision. Tropical climate makes the whole country have a media of 29°C during all the year so be prepared for warm weather! Read more about the climate, the people and the visas in our guide!
  • Living in Guinea

    Expats living in Guinea may face difficulties in a lot of aspects of their life due to the poor standards of the healthcare, security and education system. Read how you can be prepared for all of this in our guide!
  • Working in Guinea

    As most of the countries in Africa, Guinea is still a developing country so expats thinking about working in there have to know that the economy is based in local business and the mining industry is the biggest in the country. Read more about the local economy and also about work permits and job hunting in our guide.

Reliable Information about living and working in Guinea

Relocating to and living in Guinea necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Guinean expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Guinea: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Guinean income tax law?ʺ, ʺWhat's the usual price for a decent accommodation in Conakry?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Conakry?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Guinean residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Guinea is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Guinea is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Guinea. Various topics are covered in our Guinea Expat Guide from administration and finance, to culture & sights or sports and leisure, up to local infrastructure. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺHow do I find a long-term rental in a nice residential area?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Guinea? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as moving to Finland or moving to USA!

From foreign-media news agents to moving companies –
Advice on living and working in Guinea

In addition, our expat listings for Guinea include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like foreign-media news agents or moving companies. 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 Guinea. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Salut among our InterNations members living and working in Guinea.

Saad Dessouki

"Getting in touch with other expats helped me cope with such difficulties as the sporadic power cuts in Conakry much faster..."

Verona Torres

"Was absolutely delighted to network with Conakry contacts to learn more about Guinean culture."

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