Kigali

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Vladimir Rostev

"Moving abroad can be very difficult, particularly when it comes to Rwanda. But this supportive and trustworthy community is just so helpful."

Cathleen Sapiro

"My brother recommended InterNations to me before I moved to Kigali. I can only forward this recommendation to any expat around the globe."

Make the most of living and working in Kigali

Expat living in Kigali raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Rwandan authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺCan I find a beginners' level Kinyarwanda-English dictionary on the Web?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend financial service providers in town?”

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

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

Top Articles in the Kigali Expat Guide

  • Moving to Kigali

    Kigali is a thriving city with amazing opportunities on a personal and professional level alike. In our guide, you can find detailed information on crucial aspects of moving to Kigali, such as a general overview of the city, its climate, and visa requirements.
  • Living in Kigali

    Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, has undergone an incredible period of rejuvenation and stability that is clearly visible the moment you step out into this beautiful city. In this article, you will find a thorough overview of the city's transport infrastructure, culture, leisure, safety and security status.
  • Working in Kigali

    As the capital of Rwanda since its independence in 1965, Kigali is a vital economic hub for the nation as a whole. This section takes a closer look at some of the main concerns you'll have as an expat building a career here: the economy, job market and income taxes.

Information on the Expat Life in Kigali

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

Simply become a member of InterNations Kigali and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Hello, salut, urakaza among our expats living and working in Kigali.

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

Vladimir Rostev

"Moving abroad can be very difficult, particularly when it comes to Rwanda. But this supportive and trustworthy community is just so helpful."

Cathleen Sapiro

"My brother recommended InterNations to me before I moved to Kigali. I can only forward this recommendation to any expat around the globe."

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