Kenya

Living and
Working in Kenya

Connect with fellow expats in Kenya
Join exciting events and groups
Get information in our Kenya guides
Exchange tips about expat life in Kenya

Mario Rimardi

"Wish I had discovered InterNations before I relocated to Kenya. It's really helpful on both a private and a professional level. "

Caroline Hayes

"Expats on InterNations gave us valuable hints for finding an appropriate school in Nairobi for our two children."

Working and living in Kenya with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Kenya? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Nairobi, Garissa or some other international Kenyan city?

The expat relocation to Kenya is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the Maasai Mara wildlife habitat, getting to know how Kenyan folks celebrate Madaraka Day, or acquiring a taste for Kenya’s popular dishes like ugali…

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

Top Articles in the Kenya Expat Guide

Reliable Information about living and working in Kenya

Relocating to and living in Kenya necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Kenyan expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Kenya: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Kenyan income tax law?ʺ, ʺIs it difficult to apply for a work permit?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Nairobi?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Kenyan residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Kenya is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Kenya is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Kenya. Various topics are covered in our Kenya Expat Guide from travel and accommodation, to education & children or local infrastructure, up to restaurants & nightlife. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺHow bad is air pollution in Nairobi?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Kenya? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as working in Ecuador or living in Portugal!

From public utility providers to postal services –
Advice on living and working in Kenya

In addition, our expat listings for Kenya include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like public utility providers or postal services. 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 Kenya. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Jambo among our InterNations members living and working in Kenya.

Mario Rimardi

"Wish I had discovered InterNations before I relocated to Kenya. It's really helpful on both a private and a professional level. "

Caroline Hayes

"Expats on InterNations gave us valuable hints for finding an appropriate school in Nairobi for our two children."

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