Kinshasa

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Serhat Ahmed

"I'm a Turkish expat in Congo, and this is a great site to get in touch with my compatriots all across the globe."

Stefanie Schneider

"I want my kids to have a great education and the InterNations community knows the best international schools, no matter where we move."

Make the most of living and working in Kinshasa

Expat living in Kinshasa raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Congolese authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺIs there a way of saving money on food instead of buying mostly expensive imports?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend playgroups and nurseries in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in Kinshasa takes a lot of time. Our Kinshasa expat guide is there to make your relocation to Kinshasa as easy as possible. Starting with expat institutions and clubs to information about local infrastructure, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in Kinshasa.

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

Top Articles in the Kinshasa Expat Guide

  • Moving to Kinshasa

    Kinshasa is the third largest city in Africa and the second most populous French-speaking city in the world (second only to Paris). The city has tropical climate with wet summers and dry winters. Read on for more information about moving to Kinshasa.
  • Living in Kinshasa

    As the largest city in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshasa is home to over 9 million residents. Living in Kinshasa can be challenging and adventurous. Expats could find more information about education system, leisure activities and local transport in our guide.
  • Working in Kinshasa

    Kinshasa is famous for its rich natural resources. Mining plays a vital role in its local economy. Expats could find many employment opportunities in mining industry online. Expats who plan to work in Kinshasa could read on for further information.

Information on the Expat Life in Kinshasa

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

Simply become a member of InterNations Kinshasa and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Mbote na nge among our expats living and working in Kinshasa.

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

Serhat Ahmed

"I'm a Turkish expat in Congo, and this is a great site to get in touch with my compatriots all across the globe."

Stefanie Schneider

"I want my kids to have a great education and the InterNations community knows the best international schools, no matter where we move."

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