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Paul Zimmerer

"InterNations is a fantastic community for expats and a must for anyone preparing to move abroad. I recommend it to all my fellow Germans overseas."

Stella Munúa

"This site is just what I was looking for when I moved to Lagos. Thanks for all the advice and support that helped us to settle in Nigeria."

Make the most of living and working in Lagos

Expat living in Lagos raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Nigerian authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺWhat is the best way of hiring your personal driver?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend tax consultants in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in Lagos takes a lot of time. Our Lagos expat guide is there to make your relocation to Lagos as easy as possible. Starting with housing and household to information about education & children, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in Lagos.

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

Top Articles in the Lagos Expat Guide

  • Moving to Lagos

    Lagos is the city of music, with a unique and unmistakable spirit, a rich heritage, and beautiful sights. Moving to Lagos may not necessarily be easy, but in the long term the experience will be rewarding and enriching. Discover more about Nigeria’s largest city with our guide.
  • Living in Lagos

    Lagos is a complicated city, and anyone traveling here from outside of Africa can expect to experience significant culture shock; many are also intimidated by its sheer size and the number of people. However, the unique vibe of the city and the beautiful beaches are a clear plus for life in Lagos.
  • Working in Lagos

    Lagos is the biggest city in Africa, with a lot of new and exciting work opportunities available for expats hoping to work in Lagos. Its port creates an international and variegated economy, and the growing finance and tourist sectors boost the economy and the demand for workers.

Information on the Expat Life in Lagos

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

Simply become a member of InterNations Lagos and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Ẹ n lẹ, hello, ilo la, lafia lau, among our expats living and working in Lagos.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Lagos? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in St. Petersburg or living in Taipei!

Paul Zimmerer

"InterNations is a fantastic community for expats and a must for anyone preparing to move abroad. I recommend it to all my fellow Germans overseas."

Stella Munúa

"This site is just what I was looking for when I moved to Lagos. Thanks for all the advice and support that helped us to settle in Nigeria."

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