Your Expat
Community in Philadelphia

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

Olle Lindberg

"Thanks to InterNations, I found very interesting business contacts among Philadelphia's financial service providers. "

Riya Das

"I first met my best friend in Philadelphia (also an expat with an Indian background) at a community event. Thank you, InterNations Philly! "

Welcome to Our Community of Expats in Philadelphia

Welcome to our expat community for Philadelphia. With invaluable information online and social opportunities offline, your InterNations Community is the doorway to your new city. Take advantage of our comprehensive library of guides and advice created especially to support expats and ensure your relocation is as stress-free as possible. Find the answers to your questions such as, "how do I apply for a work visa?" and "what education options are available?". If you have concerns, uncertainties or everyday questions, our friendly expats are waiting in our excellent forum to provide reassurance and insider tips. They're always happy to share their knowledge and we encourage you to build on their experience as you follow in their footsteps to join the expat community of Philadelphia.

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you move to another city or go on a business trip somewhere — our communities are there to make you feel at home wherever you are in the world. Feel free to also check out our other vibrant InterNations Communities like the ones in Munich or Hanoi.

Join Our Exciting Events in Philadelphia

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

Find More Information in Our Philadelphia Expat Guides

  • Moving to Philadelphia

    Often referred to as the “Birthplace of America”, Philadelphia is one of the United States’ most intriguing and culturally significant cities. Indeed, the city was the nation’s capital before the Revolutionary War and briefly after it. Find out more about Philly, its climate and real estate market!
  • Living in Philadelphia

    Philadelphia is known for being a great place to visit and live in. But what is it about the city that makes expats want to live there? In this section, you can find concrete information about practical aspects of living in Philly, such as its transport, leisure and education system.
  • Working in Philadelphia

    Philadelphia is home to businesses in a wide variety of industries, so whichever field you have experience in or would like to work in you’ll be sure to find something in Philadelphia. On our guide, we’ve gathered details about Philly’s economy, taxation and job market.

Exchange Tips about living in Philadelphia

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

Enjoy the Outdoors and Explore the Nightlife in Vibrant Philadelphia

Philadelphia's major industries are wide and varied; finance and business play significant roles but tourism, retail, and hospitality are also important sources of employment. Medicine and education are two of the best performing sectors for those with the right experience looking for a way into Philadelphia's busy and creative job market. Find nightlife, shopping, and sports in the city as well as excellent cuisine, museums, theaters, and live music venues. Head to Old City for dinner and dancing, catch a concert at the Wells Fargo Center, explore the Sculpture Park and Rodin Museum, or spend a day shopping at the King of Prussia Mall. With one of the largest public park systems in the world, active expats can enjoy horse riding, cycling, hiking, and rowing while enjoying nature and the beautiful surroundings.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities across the globe. Get to know fellow internationals in your city, before you're moving, or when traveling somewhere 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 Budapest or Lisbon, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

At Our Events in Philadelphia You'll Make Friends with Other Expats in No Time!

In a new city it can be difficult to make friends, but with InterNations you are invited to our regular events to socialize and network with fellow expats. Visit our groups and find others ready to share your interests in wine, dining out, and exploring all the best parts of the city. With InterNations you are part of a safe and secure community of carefully approved expats who follow our principles of polite, friendly behavior. As an InterNations member, you have the comfort of knowing that whatever your new life holds, you have the support and social opportunities to build a full life in Philadelphia.