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Alain Nguyen

"The business contacts I made through InterNations, especially with other expats in Vietnam, proved to be invaluable."

Sneha Gupta

"Absolutely recommendable: Not only did we find the best places to go out in HCMC, but also great people and expats to meet up with. "

Make the most of living and working in Ho Chi Minh City

Expat living in Ho Chi Minh City raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Vietnamese authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺWhich movie theatres show foreign-language films on a regular basis?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend postal services in town?”

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

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Ho Chi Minh City. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Abu Dhabi to living in Zurich.

Top Articles in the Ho Chi Minh City Expat Guide

  • Moving to Ho Chi Minh City

    Thinking of moving to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam? The city represents the encounter between local traditions and foreign influences, creating thus an intercultural atmosphere that attracts many expats. As such, it is a modern and multicultural city that is nowadays facing a period of growth.
  • Living in Ho Chi Minh City

    Ho Chi Minh City is not only the most populated city in Vietnam, but also its beating heart: history is everywhere and expats can generally integrate well in the local community. It is however important to take some precautions: get some useful hints about this aspect and many others in this article!
  • Working in Ho Chi Minh City

    Ho Chi Minh City's role as the economic center of Vietnam helps bring in a lot of international business and has contributed to the modernization of the city, thus creating a diversified and profitable economy with many opportunities for expat planning on working in Ho Chi Minh City.

Information on the Expat Life in Ho Chi Minh City

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

Simply become a member of InterNations Ho Chi Minh City and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Hoan nghênh among our expats living and working in Ho Chi Minh City.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Ho Chi Minh City? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Barcelona or living in Washington, D.C.!

Alain Nguyen

"The business contacts I made through InterNations, especially with other expats in Vietnam, proved to be invaluable."

Sneha Gupta

"Absolutely recommendable: Not only did we find the best places to go out in HCMC, but also great people and expats to meet up with. "

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