Laos

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Giovanni Gallo

"I have been able to use the InterNations network to find other soccer enthusiasts in Vientiane. "

Suzanne Payne

"The network of InterNations expats in Vientiane has created an environment where meeting other nationals is easy and enjoyable."

Working and living in Laos with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Laos? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Vientiane, Savannakhet or some other international Laotian city?

The expat relocation to Laos is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the plain of Vientane, getting to know how Laotian folks celebrate commemmorating the dead at Luang Prabang, or acquiring a taste for Laos’s popular dishes like larb with sticky rice…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Laos. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from working in Spain to moving to Turkey.

Top Articles in the Laos Expat Guide

  • Moving to Laos

    Are you an expat looking for exotic adventures, beautiful nature and one of most spiritual places in the world? Move to Laos then! As an expat, it’s vital to take into account detailed information about culture, climate, and visas, though, all of which can be found in our guide!
  • Living in Laos

    Expats in Laos can look forward to a laid-back environment, fascinating sights and countless experiences. They certainly won’t regret to see the ancestral temples on a daily basis while living in Laos. In our guide, you can find valuable information about transportation, healthcare, and safety in Laos.
  • Working in Laos

    Are you planning on working in Laos? Combine your daily work life with the amazing landscapes, culture, and traditions that Laos has to offer. You can find some valuable information about job hunting, local economy, and more in the InterNations Expat Guide!

Reliable Information about living and working in Laos

Relocating to and living in Laos necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Laotian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Laos: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Laotian income tax law?ʺ, ʺWhich ISP provides the most reliable web access in the Vientiane area?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Vientiane?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Laotian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Laos is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Laos is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Laos. Various topics are covered in our Laos Expat Guide from housing and household, to administration & finance or sports and leisure, up to travel & accommodation. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺWhat papers do I need to open a savings account? And which financial services do Laotian banks provide?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Laos? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Puerto Rico or living in Oman!

From social clubs for expats to public utility providers –
Advice on living and working in Laos

In addition, our expat listings for Laos include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like social clubs for expats or public utility providers. 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 Laos. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Yin dee torn lap among our InterNations members living and working in Laos.

Giovanni Gallo

"I have been able to use the InterNations network to find other soccer enthusiasts in Vientiane. "

Suzanne Payne

"The network of InterNations expats in Vientiane has created an environment where meeting other nationals is easy and enjoyable."

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