Kazakhstan

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Community in Kazakhstan

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Marc De Smet

"Life as an expat in Astana can be hard on occasion. InterNations and the contact to fellow expats make it a lot easier for me."

Myra Jennings

"My husband works for an Astana oil company all day, so I had to make my own way to settle. So glad I've found the InterNations expat community."

Welcome to Our Expat Community in Kazakhstan!

Qoş keldiñizder, dobro pozhalovat, hello, and welcome to the InterNations expat community in Kazakhstan! InterNations is an international network that has been specially created to assist you with all the issues, large and small, of moving abroad. Many expats in Kazakhstan have greatly enjoyed the resources and advice available from fellow expats on InterNations when relocating and adapting to their new surroundings. Answers to all the questions that you may have about relocating can be found in our forums on InterNations. Previous queries in the Kazakhstan community include “what sort of visa will I require?”, “what are the golf courses like?”, and “where can I find good property to rent in Atyrau?”. Our experienced expat members will provide the answers as they are always happy to assist a newcomer. InterNations will give you access to a wealth of experience, knowledge and new friends in Kazakhstan. We want to make sure you get all the help you need both in meeting new people and in getting to know more about living and working in Kazakhstan. This is a country of fascinating people and culture, although some aspects, such as the national dish Besbarmak, may take a little getting used to.

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you are moving to another country or going on a business trip somewhere — our communities around the world are there to make you feel at home wherever you are. Feel free to check out our vibrant InterNations Communities in countries like Bahrain or China.

Join Our Exciting Events in Kazakhstan

Attend our monthly events and activities for Kazakhstan expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Kazakhstan Expat Guides

  • Moving to Kazakhstan

    Discover the beauty of Kazakhstan: as a bridge between Europe and Asia, it has Russian influences in the north and there are good cultural and political links with nearby Turkey, too, not to mention the striking landscape and friendly locals. Read on to learn more about moving to Kazakhstan, from visas to culture.
  • Living in Kazakhstan

    Living in Kazakhstan is a unique, enriching experience, characterized by strong contrasts: old and new, Europe and Asia blend here together, creating thus a colorful, lively mix that appeals many expats. Discover useful information on life in Kazakhstan, from education to transportation and morein this guide.
  • Working in Kazakhstan

    Kazakhstan is an exciting place to work. It's a booming land of opportunity and enterprise, with vast reserves of fossil fuels, minerals, and precious metals, making it the largest economy in Central Asia. Discover more about the economy, jobs, and work permits in this Expat Guide!

Exchange Tips about living in Kazakhstan

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Kazakhstan expat forums.

Learn More about Being an Expat in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is the ninth-largest country in the world and has a huge range of exciting landscapes to explore, from canyons to flatlands and snow-capped mountains to deserts. This makes it ideal for anyone seeking adventure, whether you want an authentic experience with Kazakh nomads or a tranquil break by the shores of the Caspian Sea. The economy is stable, relying on oil and gas exports as well as textiles, wheat and livestock from its fertile plains. The city of Almaty and the capital Astana are the most populous and the most popular with expats, but you can find a vibrant and engaged expat community all over this vast country.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities around the world. Meet fellow global minds in your city of residence or get to know local expatriates before you're moving or traveling abroad and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Indonesia or Italy, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Start Building Your Expat Network in Kazakhstan Today!

InterNations is full of members just like you. We only approve members who respect our principles of open communication, helpfulness, and a friendly and welcoming attitude. This means that you can rely on a safe and secure environment when interacting with our members, both online and offline. Please post your queries about anything to do with living in Kazakhstan. It could be paperwork issues, questions about local activities or property; no matter what it is, someone will be delighted to help. Keep an eye out for local groups that you can join, whether you’re in Atyrau or Almaty, and you enjoy family events or dancing — there will be an activity to delight you! Also, be sure not to miss our larger social events to meet fascinating international people from around the world.

Marc De Smet

"Life as an expat in Astana can be hard on occasion. InterNations and the contact to fellow expats make it a lot easier for me."

Myra Jennings

"My husband works for an Astana oil company all day, so I had to make my own way to settle. So glad I've found the InterNations expat community."

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