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Juan Garcia

"Making business in Riyadh was easy. But meeting true friends is hard. I found them on InterNations, where the global minds meet."

Marie Troisonne

"Without the help of all the expats on InterNations it would not have been able to settle in Riyadh that fast. Thanks to the community."

Enjoy living and working in Riyadh

Are you an expat living in Riyadh? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Saudi Arabian aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺAre expat women also required to wear an abaya in public?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for international schools in town?”

Looking for all of the information that is important for living and working in Riyadh can take you hours. However, by using our Riyadh expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Riyadh. Beginning with local organisations and companies top tips about expat institutions & clubs - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Riyadh.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Riyadh. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in London to moving to Paris.

Top Articles in the Riyadh Expat Guide

  • Moving to Riyadh

    Will you be moving to Riyadh soon? As an expat about to settle in Saudi Arabia’s capital, you probably have many questions. The InterNations Guide to Riyadh introduces you to the wealthiest city in the Arab world, the visa requirements for your stay, and housing for expats in Riyadh.
  • Living in Riyadh

    Are you busy preparing for expat life in Riyadh? The InterNations Guide to Riyadh provides a first impression of daily life for foreigners in Saudi Arabia’s capital. Read on for information on leisure and socializing, health and hospitals, as well as education and transportation.
  • Working in Riyadh

    Working in Riyadh may promise the lure of generous, 100% tax-free salaries for well-qualified expat employees. Before you hop onto the next plane to Riyadh, though, you should familiarize yourself with the local economy and working conditions. Find more details in our Expat Guide below.

Information for the Expat Life in Riyadh

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

Become part of InterNations Riyadh and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming As-salām 'alaykum from our expats living and working in Riyadh.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Riyadh? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Buenos Aires or living in Brussels!

Juan Garcia

"Making business in Riyadh was easy. But meeting true friends is hard. I found them on InterNations, where the global minds meet."

Marie Troisonne

"Without the help of all the expats on InterNations it would not have been able to settle in Riyadh that fast. Thanks to the community."

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