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Albert Chevalier

"Finding international contacts in Pyongyang was difficult, but with InterNations I quickly connected to the expat community."

Marina Salgado

"InterNations helped me getting to know other expat woman. I really helped me to settle in Pyongyang. What a great plattform."

Enjoy living and working in Pyongyang

Are you an expat living in Pyongyang? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the North Korean aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺWill our travel be restricted or supervised?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for international bookstores in town?”

Looking for all of the information that is important for living and working in Pyongyang can take you hours. However, by using our Pyongyang expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Pyongyang. Beginning with education and children top tips about health-care - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Pyongyang.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Pyongyang. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Dubai to living in Abu Dhabi.

Top Articles in the Pyongyang Expat Guide

  • Prepare for Moving Abroad

    Have you decided to haul your family, pets, and personal belongings overseas – at least for the next few years? Congratulations! You have taken the first big step towards moving abroad! InterNations provides you with practical information on preparing for moving abroad, from visa to flight tickets.
  • Living in a Foreign Country: How to Adapt?

    Living in a foreign country is hard enough as it is, with all the administrational issues you have to deal with. But if you don’t want to get stuck in the expat bubble, you'll need to learn to adjust to life in a foreign country. InterNations gives you a few tips on how to succeed at this challenge.
  • How to Find a Job Abroad

    Quite a few self-made expats struggle to find a job abroad. This doesn’t mean it’s impossible though! With a structured, thought-out approach, determination and a dose of creativity, you increase your chances of success during your job search overseas.

Information for the Expat Life in Pyongyang

Are you looking for specific information, such as social clubs for expats in town or a doctor speaking your native language in North Korea? On top of our expat guide, you will have access to our expat directory for Pyongyang, which provides you with a complete catalogue of all expat-relevant locales and relocation services in Pyongyang. Moreover, you also can take full advantage of our Pyongyang expat forum in order to look for tips and information from your fellow expatriates.

Become part of InterNations Pyongyang and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming Hwangyong-hamnida from our expats living and working in Pyongyang.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Pyongyang? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Shanghai or living in Washington, D.C.!

Albert Chevalier

"Finding international contacts in Pyongyang was difficult, but with InterNations I quickly connected to the expat community."

Marina Salgado

"InterNations helped me getting to know other expat woman. I really helped me to settle in Pyongyang. What a great plattform."

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