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Community in Norfolk

Connect with fellow expats in Norfolk
Join exciting events and groups
Get information in our Norfolk guides
Exchange tips about expat life in Norfolk

Brian Norris

"When first moving to Washington, D.C., I didn't know many people outside of the office. InterNations has changed that with some exciting events."

Caroline Stiles

"In such an international city such as Washington, D.C. InterNations holds great events for everyone to network and enjoy themselves."

Our International Community of Expats in Norfolk Welcomes You!

Hello and welcome to your InterNations Community of expats in fun-loving Norfolk, Virginia, USA. Here you'll find all the tools you need for your new adventure, from in-depth articles and guides to social events and opportunities to meet new friends. Our resources are carefully created to support expats and guide you through the paperwork of moving to a new city. Among our detailed posts you'll find the information you need to answer your questions such as, "what driving tips should I be aware of?" and build up a picture of your new life. When you have worries or day-to-day questions, our forum is the perfect place to interact with fellow expats ready to welcome newcomers. InterNations offers more than just reliable information, it's a community of support and friends.

Join Our Exciting Events in Norfolk

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

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Find More Information in Our Norfolk Expat Guides

  • Moving to Norfolk

    As Norfolk is a popular expat city, chances are that you too might also be considering moving to Norfolk. Congratulations on this great choice! This guide briefs you on the most important aspects of preparing your move to Norfolk, such as local demographics, climate, visas, and more.
  • Living in Norfolk

    Expats living in Norfolk will find that the city is the cultural ‘heart’ of the Hampton Roads region. Norfolk is home to new and old art works. This mix of old and new makes Norfolk a charming place to live in for expats. Get more info on the opportunities that Norfolk offers in this guide.
  • Working in Norfolk

    Working in Norfolk is a great option for expats. As a regional driving force, the commercial and cultural center of the geographical region of Hampton Road offers many business opportunities for expats. Find out what they are and how to approach them best in this guide.

Exchange Tips about living in Norfolk

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

Activity, Leisure, and Fun in Norfolk

Numerous museums, several major performing arts companies, and passion for the variety of sports teams means there's something for everyone in Norfolk. You'll also find a busy nightlife and variety of attractions aimed at tourists, with shopping malls, the Virginia Zoo, the innovative maritime museum, botanical gardens, and Virginia Opera ready to be discovered. Norfolk is a city catering for leisure, fun, and activity. Norfolk's economy includes the import and exporting trade at Chesapeake Bay, the world's largest container crane at the cargo port, and the large international companies specializing in food, transportation, retail, and shipbuilding. There is also a thriving tourist industry due to the cruise liners docking in the city.

Meet Like-Minded Expats at InterNations Events

After the initial excitement of moving you'll soon be wondering how you'll make friends in Norfolk; don't worry, you are already invited to a range of social occasions. InterNations Events are regularly organized so that expats can meet up and exchange stories about living abroad. You'll also find like-minded friends waiting in our InterNations Groups where you can indulge in your hobbies while having fun with those who share your interests. Our community of vibrant global minds is ready to welcome you to its ranks in Norfolk.

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