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French Expats in Niger?

Connect with fellow French in Niger
Get information in our Niger guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life in Niger

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. "

InterNations – Connecting French living in Niger

Are you looking for fellow French in Niger? Do you need advice and tips from your French countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other French expats to discover attractions like the capital district on the eastern river bank together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Niger or still residing at home in France to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Niger provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a number of French expats in Niger, hailing from all across France - from Nice, over Lyon to Paris.

Meet other French at our events in Niger

Attend our monthly events and activities for French 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.

Forum Posts by French in Niger

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

Receive Information and Tips about Niger from French Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Niger is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your French compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Nigerien culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other French in Niger, living in Niamey, Zinder, Maradi and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group of French in Niamey.

So, if you should ever feel like speaking your mother tongue, finding out where to shop for French food, or chatting about your favorite team’s latest match, join the French InterNations Community:

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from France in Niger.
  • Receive and share advice in our Niger Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for foie gras in Niamey...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Niger to find institutions like the nearest French embassy and many others.

From the capital district on the eastern river bank to the Saharan Aïr Massif, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly French expats in Niger.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow French in Niger

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Niger. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Nigerien dumbou, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Niamey's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit a mecca of trade along trans-Saharan routes, colorful craft markets at the Peul-Hausa city of Zinder, and other impressive landmarks across Niger.

This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from France and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Bonjour from our French living in Niger!

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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