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Jonathan Brown

"The great events organized by InterNations helped me get to know Delhi expats from all over the world."

Sophie Poirier

"When I moved from Canada to Delhi, InterNations helped me connect with fellow Americans and feel more at home."

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in India

Are you an expat working and living in India? Or are you preparing to move soon to New Delhi, Chennai or any other of the Indian international hotspots?

Expat life in India has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the National Capital Territory around Delhi, learning how Indian people celebrate Diwali, up to tasting India’s favorite dishes such as bhakri.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in India. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Mexico to living in UK.

Top Articles in the India Expat Guide

  • Moving to India

    Are you planning on moving to India for an expat assignment? Be prepared to enter a country rich in various cultures and regional traditions. Our InterNations guide offers you a brief introduction with advice on visa options, health, and safety, to assist your move to India.
  • Living in India

    Close to 1.3 billion people are currently living in India, among them many expatriates. Are you about to join their ranks? Get info on this multi-faceted country on InterNations! Our guide with tips on housing, schooling, and cultural challenges will ease your transition into expat life in India.
  • Working in India

    Are you an expat-to-be who is planning on working in India? Our InterNations guide provides foreign assignees and employees with essential information on India’s economic sectors, social security, and general opportunities for working in India. Get prepared for expatriate life with InterNations!

Working and living in India – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in India requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Indian expat life. Living abroad in India raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to India?ʺ, ʺWhich credit cards are commonly accepted in India?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in New Delhi should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Indian municipality in Mumbai?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in India is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for India aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in India. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from food and shopping, to health-care or local organisations and companies, up to culture & sights. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺDo I have to pay taxes or licence fees for owning a TV?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside India? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Singapore or living in Saudi Arabia!

Tips on living and working in India – From cultural institutes to business associations

Moreover, our expat directory for India includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. cultural institutes or business associations. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in India with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt Namaste from our expats living and working in India.

Jonathan Brown

"The great events organized by InterNations helped me get to know Delhi expats from all over the world."

Sophie Poirier

"When I moved from Canada to Delhi, InterNations helped me connect with fellow Americans and feel more at home."

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