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Francois Bertrand

"What a thrilling city São Paulo is. With a great international expat community that keeps in touch on InterNations."

Elin Gustavson

"As I already met several expat women on InterNations online, it was great to meet offline and get to know each other in real life."

Our Local Network of Expatriates in Porto Alegre Welcomes You!

Opa and welcome to your InterNations Community of expatriates in Porto Alegre, capital city of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. Preparing to start a new life is made easier with our expansive collection of guides containing a wealth of information specifically created to support you. Our expats have settled all over the world with the help of our resources and we warmly invite you to do the same. You'll have the benefit of our global community as you find answers to questions such as, "what education options are available?" as well as the unique experience of our members at your disposal. Simply post any questions or concerns in our busy forum for generous advice and help straight from fellow expats. Joining InterNations opens the door to Porto Alegre and we encourage you to take every opportunity offered.

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

Find More Information in Our Porto Alegre Expat Guides

  • Moving to Brazil

    Brazil’s importance on the global stage is increasing, and so is the number of expats in the country. Make sure to do your homework before you move to Brazil: we offer a country profile, as well as info on visa requirements and the job market! Are you interested? Then what are you waiting for?
  • Living in Porto Alegre

    Have you been wondering what living in Porto Alegre is really like, apart from the seaside life? Prepare yourself for life in Porto Alegre by reading the InterNations Expat Guide, learn how to navigate the infamous traffic in such a huge city, and a lot more.
  • Working in Porto Alegre

    Working in Porto Alegre will give you an insight into a dynamic city and one of Brazil’s fastest growing local economies. However, it can also be quite challenging for many expats. The InterNations Guide to working in Porto Alegre provides you with info on work permits, taxation, and more.

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Embark on a New Life in Porto Alegre

A city of entertainment, music lovers and night-owls will love Porto Alegre's nightlife and lively music scene including afternoon jazz sessions, Cidade Baixa's discos and bars and the Centro Cultural Usina do Gasômetro; a unique 1920s power station converted into a cinema, theater, art galleries, café, and bookshop. Porto Alegre's economy covers a large area and is inclusive of both rural and city interests including producing and processing a number of agricultural products as well as manufacturing textiles, metallurgic goods, communication equipment, and pharmaceuticals. Steel mills, petrochemical and oil complexes, educational centers and financial institutions all contribute to Porto Alegre's diverse economy.

Meet Other Expats at InterNations Events in Porto Alegre and Grow Your Network

Our commitment to supporting expats begins long before you make the move and continues long afterwards at our regular social occasions where you can meet fellow expats in person. At InterNations Events our friendly and fun-loving members come together, share their experiences of life in Porto Alegre, and make plans together in an informal environment. When you're ready to find others who share your interests, simply explore our InterNations Groups to get to grips with your new city while having fun and making lasting friendships.

Francois Bertrand

"What a thrilling city São Paulo is. With a great international expat community that keeps in touch on InterNations."

Elin Gustavson

"As I already met several expat women on InterNations online, it was great to meet offline and get to know each other in real life."

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