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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. "

Working and living in Niger with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Niger? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Niamey, Zinder or some other international Nigerien city?

The expat relocation to Niger is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the Saharan Aïr Massif, getting to know how Nigerien folks celebrate the Festival sur le Niger in Segou, or acquiring a taste for Niger’s popular dishes like dumbou…

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

Top Articles in the Niger Expat Guide

  • 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.

Reliable Information about living and working in Niger

Relocating to and living in Niger necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Nigerien expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Niger: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Nigerien income tax law?ʺ, ʺHow large is Niamey's expat community?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Niamey?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Nigerien residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Niger is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Niger is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Niger. Various topics are covered in our Niger Expat Guide from culture and sights, to housing & household or sports and leisure, up to local infrastructure. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺWhich basic safety measures and precautions should we take during our stay?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Niger? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as working in Finland or living in France!

From specialised tax consultants to real-estate agents –
Advice on living and working in Niger

In addition, our expat listings for Niger include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like specialised tax consultants or real-estate agents. 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 Niger. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Salut among our InterNations members living and working 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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