Nairobi

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Mario Rimardi

"Wish I had discovered InterNations before I relocated to Kenya. It's really helpful on both a private and a professional level. "

Caroline Hayes

"Expats on InterNations gave us valuable hints for finding an appropriate school in Nairobi for our two children."

Enjoy living and working in Nairobi

Are you an expat living in Nairobi? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Kenyan aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺHow bad is air pollution in Nairobi?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for public utility providers in town?”

Looking for all of the information that is important for living and working in Nairobi can take you hours. However, by using our Nairobi expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Nairobi. Beginning with local infrastructure top tips about education & children - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Nairobi.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Nairobi. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Rio de Janeiro to living in Doha.

Top Articles in the Nairobi Expat Guide

  • Moving to Nairobi

    Nairobi, “the Green City in the Sun”, is the political, economic, and cultural heart of East Africa. The InterNations Expat Guide on moving to Nairobi introduces expatriates to the ever-growing metropolis. In addition to a city profile, we provide you with tips on housing and safety.
  • Living in Nairobi

    Expat living in Nairobi is an exciting experience. The city isn’t just the capital of Kenya, it’s also the “Safari Capital of the World”. While there are lots of opportunities for ecotourism, this isn’t what daily life in Nairobi is about. We introduce culture, healthcare, and schools here.
  • Working in Nairobi

    Working in Nairobi puts you at the heart of the Kenyan economy. The capital employs a huge percentage of the working population and generates much of Kenya’s GDP. Find out more about expat jobs, permits, living expenses, and taxation in our InterNations Guide!

Information for the Expat Life in Nairobi

Are you looking for specific information, such as postal services in town or a doctor speaking your native language in Kenya? On top of our expat guide, you will have access to our expat directory for Nairobi, which provides you with a complete catalogue of all expat-relevant locales and relocation services in Nairobi. Moreover, you also can take full advantage of our Nairobi expat forum in order to look for tips and information from your fellow expatriates.

Become part of InterNations Nairobi and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming Jambo from our expats living and working in Nairobi.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Nairobi? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as moving to Geneva or moving to Los Angeles!

Mario Rimardi

"Wish I had discovered InterNations before I relocated to Kenya. It's really helpful on both a private and a professional level. "

Caroline Hayes

"Expats on InterNations gave us valuable hints for finding an appropriate school in Nairobi for our two children."

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