Côte d'Ivoire

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Adam Malewski

"I use InterNations mainly for business and made some very valuable expat contacts here in Abidjan."

Lotta Koskinen

"Settling as an expat woman in Abidjan wasn't easy in the beginning. Until a friend invited me to InterNations..."

Working and living in Côte d'Ivoire with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Côte d'Ivoire? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Yamoussoukro, Bouaké or some other international Ivorian city?

The expat relocation to Côte d'Ivoire is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, getting to know how Ivorian folks celebrate the Fêtes des Masques, or acquiring a taste for Côte d'Ivoire’s popular dishes like shougouilla…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Côte d'Ivoire. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in China to working in Finland.

Top Articles in the Côte d'Ivoire Expat Guide

  • Prepare for Moving Abroad

    Have you decided to haul your family, pets, and personal belongings overseas – at least for the next few years? Congratulations! You have taken the first big step towards moving abroad! InterNations provides you with practical information on preparing for moving abroad, from visa to flight tickets.
  • Living in a Foreign Country: How to Adapt?

    Living in a foreign country is hard enough as it is, with all the administrational issues you have to deal with. But if you don’t want to get stuck in the expat bubble, you'll need to learn to adjust to life in a foreign country. InterNations gives you a few tips on how to succeed at this challenge.
  • How to Find a Job Abroad

    Quite a few self-made expats struggle to find a job abroad. This doesn’t mean it’s impossible though! With a structured, thought-out approach, determination and a dose of creativity, you increase your chances of success during your job search overseas.

Reliable Information about living and working in Côte d'Ivoire

Relocating to and living in Côte d'Ivoire necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Ivorian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Côte d'Ivoire: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Ivorian income tax law?ʺ, ʺWhich nationalities (both African and non-African) dominate the expat community of Côte d'Ivoire?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Yamoussoukro?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Ivorian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Côte d'Ivoire is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Côte d'Ivoire is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Côte d'Ivoire. Various topics are covered in our Côte d'Ivoire Expat Guide from local organisations and companies, to travel & accommodation or local infrastructure, up to restaurants & nightlife. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺWhere can I buy some quality arts and crafts for my friends back home?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Côte d'Ivoire? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Costa Rica or moving to Chile!

From telecommunication providers to international bookstores –
Advice on living and working in Côte d'Ivoire

In addition, our expat listings for Côte d'Ivoire include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like telecommunication providers or international bookstores. 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 Côte d'Ivoire. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Salut among our InterNations members living and working in Côte d'Ivoire.

Adam Malewski

"I use InterNations mainly for business and made some very valuable expat contacts here in Abidjan."

Lotta Koskinen

"Settling as an expat woman in Abidjan wasn't easy in the beginning. Until a friend invited me to InterNations..."

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