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Urs Mayerl

"The InterNations events in Bucharest are really great. The members attending, both expats and locals, are very interesting to talk to."

Emma Willems

"I have met most of my friends in Bucharest through InterNations. I never thought I would join an online community. Glad that I changed my mind."

Working and living in Romania with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Romania? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Bucharest, Constanţa or some other international Romanian city?

The expat relocation to Romania is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the biosphera reserves of Retezat and Rodna National Park, getting to know how Romanian folks celebrate Mărţişorul, or acquiring a taste for Romania’s popular dishes like mamaliga…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Romania. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Vietnam to working in Saudi Arabia.

Top Articles in the Romania Expat Guide

  • Moving to Romania

    From the intriguingly superstitious land depicted in Bram Stoker's novels to one of Europe's latest “tiger” economies, Romania presents a wide range of attractions to expats worldwide. You can learn more about the country’s population, culture, visa requirements and more in this article.
  • Living in Romania

    Following its accession to the European Union, Romania displays all the convenient amenities of the modern lifestyle usually associated with the West. Further details about the country’s healthcare system, transport infrastructure and more are found in our article on life in Romania.
  • Working in Romania

    With quarterly growth rates exceeding five percent in 2014, Romania's economy has managed to stage a remarkably quick recovery by comparison to the wider recession-hit region. You can find out more about the country’s economy, job market and social security in our article on working in Romania.

Reliable Information about living and working in Romania

Relocating to and living in Romania necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Romanian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Romania: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Romanian income tax law?ʺ, ʺIs there a huge demand for qualified English speakers in Romanian companies?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Bucharest?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Romanian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Romania is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Romania is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Romania. Various topics are covered in our Romania Expat Guide from housing and household, to administration & finance or health-care, up to culture & sights. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺWhere can I find a well-stocked foreign-language bookshop in Bucharest?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Romania? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in New Zealand or working in USA!

From domestic help to business associations –
Advice on living and working in Romania

In addition, our expat listings for Romania include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like domestic help or business associations. By becoming part of our community, you can also participate in the InterNations Forum and discuss with other internationals about your expatriate experience living abroad in Romania. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Bună ziua among our InterNations members living and working in Romania.

Urs Mayerl

"The InterNations events in Bucharest are really great. The members attending, both expats and locals, are very interesting to talk to."

Emma Willems

"I have met most of my friends in Bucharest through InterNations. I never thought I would join an online community. Glad that I changed my mind."

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