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Saad Dessouki

Living in Puerto Rico, from Egypt

"Leaving Europe behind was not easy for my family -- but with InternNations, we found other expat families in Puerto Rico immediately."

Sophie Poirier

Living in Puerto Rico, from Canada

"Thanks to InterNations, I found other international people in Puerto Rico, who truly enrich my life. "

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InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Puerto Rico

  • Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Puerto Rico expats
  • Find reliable information and trustworthy tips about the expat life in Puerto Rico
  • Join top-class InterNations events to meet fellow expatriates in town

Hello and Welcome to Our Expatriate Community in Puerto Rico!

¡Hola! A warm welcome to the expat community in Puerto Rico! The vast InterNations network of expats is here to help you! Whether you are moving to Puerto Rico or have already relocated, the expat community is happy to help you in making living abroad a success.

You might have pressing questions about living in Puerto Rico, like, "where should I look for accommodation in San Juan?" or "what is the education system like in Puerto Rico?". Whatever you need to know, the expat community in Puerto Rico are experienced enough to help answer your questions, however trivial you may think they are.

A visit of our community for Expatriates Riyadh is recommend if other InterNations chapters across North & South America are of interest for you. Or your next business trip takes you to our Shanghai Expat chapter…

Our Services for Puerto Rico Expatriates

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Puerto Rico Expatriates Network

Join our high-quality network of Puerto Rico expats to connect with expatriates living abroad in Puerto Rico like you.

Puerto Rico Guide for Expats

Puerto Rico Expat Guide

Expat Forum Puerto Rico

Get trustworthy and authentic advice from fellow members about all aspects of expat life in Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico Expat Forum

Puerto Rico Events for Expatriates

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

Puerto Rico Expat Events

What to Expect from Your Life in Puerto Rico

The Caribbean island of Puerto Rico is filled with beautiful landscapes, including green mountains, waterfalls, and tropical rainforest. As a US territory, Puerto Rico has the benefits of a tropical island but with access to the US and its facilities. From the large city of San Juan to the beach city of Fajardo, there are a number of beautiful places to locate yourself in Puerto Rico.

There has recently been a decline in job opportunities in Puerto Rico and many Puerto Ricans have been seeking jobs on the US mainland. Tourism and agriculture are the main economic sectors of the island, but debt and lack of investment has seen unemployment rise in Puerto Rico.

However, the low-tax opportunities for expats have attracted many foreigners to work and live in Puerto Rico. It can still be difficult to find a job in Puerto Rico, but many expats that have set up businesses there have found it is more economically viable than somewhere like the mainland US because of the low taxes. Many expats also relocate to Puerto Rico for the laid-back lifestyle, beaches and relaxed way of life rather than for job opportunities.

Find New Friends and Grow Your Network of Expats in Puerto Rico

Every InterNations member has gone through an approval process to be accepted into our community. This means every member understands the guiding principles of InterNations and how to interact safely within an online and offline community.

Meet up with other like-minded expats in person by signing up to one of the many groups and events taking place in Puerto Rico. You can attend one of our community-wide social events to network with fellow international people, or alternatively, you can also join one or more of our groups dedicated to different interests and hobbies.

For example, you can explore the island with other expats as part of the Puerto Rico Explorers Group. Don't give up your hobbies and interests; continue your old ones or start new ones with fellow expats in Puerto Rico.

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