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    With InterNations it was easy to find the right school for our kids after they joined me in Kuwait.

InterNations – The Place for South Africans Living in Kuwait

Want to connect with the expat community of South Africans in Kuwait? Looking for South African compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other South African expats to go on an excursion to Bubiyan Island with?

InterNations Kuwait offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Kuwait or are still in South Africa planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of South African expats in Kuwait is going very strong, with members having roots all across South Africa - from Durban, over Johannesburg to Cape Town.

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    From South Africa, living in Kuwait City
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    From South Africa, living in Kuwait City
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    From South Africa, living in Kuwait City
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    From South Africa, living in Kuwait City
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    From South Africa, living in Kuwait City

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow South Africans in our Kuwait expat forums.

  • Visa Assistance Required
    5 replies
    Sep 10, 1:03 PM
    Community member

    Hi Bronwen, After checking for you have the following ways; 1) Ask the company that you work to help you by sending an invitation to your fiance and then come to Kuwait. 2) Some of the …

  • Gym, sports and out door activities.
    5 replies
    Feb 5, 3:37 PM
    Community member

    Dont worry about that:) You can enjoy your workout in any 5 star hotel they have great facilities and you can train there:) kuwait is not that bad:) Regards, Eddie

  • How does 700kwd sound? Is this a decent salary??
    5 replies
    Mar 24, 6:56 PM
    Community member

    Hi rolene, For me personaly i would not leave my country for 700kd! But i think all depends on you'r job offer position! I have a lot more as basic , and also transport,cell phone, furnitch …

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Tips and Advice on Kuwait from Your Fellow South African Expats

Obviously, expat life in Kuwait goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow South Africans is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Kuwaiti mentality and way of life. South Africans in Kuwait are a part of our community, calling cities such as Jahrah, Kawalli, Kuwait City, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow South Africans in Kuwait City, for example.

Wondering where to shop for South African delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Kuwaiti InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from South Africa.
  • On the Kuwait Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get bobotie in Kuwait City, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Kuwait has information on the nearest South African embassy and many other institutions.

From Bubiyan Island to the residential and commercial areas of Salmiya and Hawalli, you can meet supportive and friendly South African expats in Kuwait on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow South Africans in Kuwait

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Kuwait. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Kuwaiti majboos, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Kuwait City’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Kuwait? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see Failaka Island and powerboating sea clubs and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from South Africa and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo from our South Africans living in Kuwait!