Karachi

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Sven Baudach

"I love soccer, and so do a lot of other expats in Karachi whom I've found on InterNations. Now we get together for a match on a regular basis."

Sarah Porter

"This site is undisputablely the best for expatriates in Pakistan. Starting my life in Karachi became so much easier!"

Make the most of living and working in Karachi

Expat living in Karachi raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Pakistani authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺWill my kids be able to sit their university-entrance exams while in Islamabad?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend expat insurance providers in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in Karachi takes a lot of time. Our Karachi expat guide is there to make your relocation to Karachi as easy as possible. Starting with administration and finance to information about local organisations & companies, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in Karachi.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Karachi. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Rome to living in Washington, D.C..

Top Articles in the Karachi Expat Guide

  • Moving to Karachi

    Karachi is home to more than 23 million people. Located along the coast, the climate in Karachi is mild and pleasant. Foreigners and expats need a visa to enter Pakistan and move to Karachi. Read up on the information about moving to Karachi in our guide.
  • Living in Karachi

    Known as the "City of Lights", the thriving cultural scene and the modern city life never fail to fascinate expats and foreigners. Karachi is one of the most dynamic and cosmopolitan cities in Pakistan. Find more information about living in Karachi in our guide.
  • Working in Karachi

    As the financial center of Pakistan, Karachi plays an essential role in the Pakistan’s economy growth. There are some job opportunities available in industrial sector, telecommunications, banking and finance. Find more information about working in Karachi in our guide.

Information on the Expat Life in Karachi

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

Simply become a member of InterNations Karachi and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Khush amaadiid among our expats living and working in Karachi.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Karachi? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Tokyo or living in Shanghai!

Sven Baudach

"I love soccer, and so do a lot of other expats in Karachi whom I've found on InterNations. Now we get together for a match on a regular basis."

Sarah Porter

"This site is undisputablely the best for expatriates in Pakistan. Starting my life in Karachi became so much easier!"

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