Niger

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Community in Niger

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Albert Robley

"As I already connected with several British expats in Niger and neighbouring states before moving here, it made the transition easier. "

Myra Jennings

"The InterNations forums helped me finding the answers to all the questions I had in mind when I first came to Niamey. "

Our Expat Community in Niger Welcomes You!

Salut! Welcome to InterNations Niger, where we hope to enable you to make the most of all that this generous country has to offer. Moving to another country is an ambitious step, and it’s natural to have questions such as “should I move to Niamey or Agadez?”, “where can I locate an English speaking school in Niger”, or “how do I find work in Maradi?”. To help you answer these questions and any others you might have, InterNations puts you in touch with other expats living in Niger through our welcoming community, so that you can truly enjoy this varied country.

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you are moving to another country or going on a business trip somewhere — our communities around the world are there to make you feel at home wherever you are. Feel free to check out our vibrant InterNations Communities in countries like Japan or Kuwait.

Join Our Exciting Events in Niger

Attend our monthly events and activities for Niger expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Niger Expat Guides

  • Moving to Niger

    Niger is a country with multitude of ethnic groups. The majority of the Nigerien population is Muslim and while the official language is French, citizens speak a couple of local dialects. A valid visa is required when moving to Niger, so make sure you read up on visa regulations!
  • Living in Niger

    Niger is a developing country and it is the largest nation in West Africa. As more than 80% of the nation is covered by the Saharan desert and as such offers not only spectacular scenery, but also a unique diversity of fauna. Thus, life in Niger, while potentially challenging, can be quite the adventure.
  • Working in Niger

    Niger is a vibrant country where expats can find some job opportunities in coal, uranium and oil production industry. A valid working visa is required if you plan to work in Niger, so make sure to prepare the necessary documents and get ready for working in Niger.

Exchange Tips about living in Niger

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Niger expat forums.

Embracing Your Expat Life in Niger

Niger is a vast country, boasting fascinating safari opportunities in Koure, to archeological jewels in the Tenere Desert. Its capital, Niamey, is a bustling city, with the Petit Marche located in the center of the town offering unparalleled culinary treats. For those expats interested in history and architecture, the National Museum, also in Niamey, is known by travelers as one of West Africa’s most interesting sites. Niger is experiencing much urban and economic development, and most expats are relocating there to make the most of the opportunities in the mining industry, or to work in the charitable sector. Whatever your reason for relocating to Niger, by connecting with our experienced Niger expats on InterNations, you can make the most of your time in Niger, embracing all that the country has to offer.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities around the world. Meet fellow global minds in your city of residence or get to know local expatriates before you're moving or traveling abroad and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Belgium or Australia, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Find New Friends Even before You Start Your Life in Niger

We find that it is vital to our expats that they are able to experience a sense of community when they move to Niger – the online aspect of our community can certainly provide that, offering advice and guidance on any topic. However, our members also host regular group get-togethers, allowing you to embrace hobbies and interests while making friends. You're also free to create your own interest-based groups, and InterNations often hosts larger events that are open to all expats in Niger. Our members find this social aspect of the InterNations experience has been invaluable to them as they embark on their new lives abroad.

Albert Robley

"As I already connected with several British expats in Niger and neighbouring states before moving here, it made the transition easier. "

Myra Jennings

"The InterNations forums helped me finding the answers to all the questions I had in mind when I first came to Niamey. "

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