Rwanda

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Vladimir Rostev

"Moving abroad can be very difficult, particularly when it comes to Rwanda. But this supportive and trustworthy community is just so helpful."

Cathleen Sapiro

"My brother recommended InterNations to me before I moved to Kigali. I can only forward this recommendation to any expat around the globe."

Working and living in Rwanda with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Rwanda? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Kigali, Gabiro or some other international Rwandan city?

The expat relocation to Rwanda is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the province of Kigali City, getting to know how Rwandan folks celebrate the opening of the National assembly on Kamarampaka Day, or acquiring a taste for Rwanda’s popular dishes like brochettes…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Rwanda. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from working in Ireland to moving to Portugal.

Top Articles in the Rwanda Expat Guide

  • Moving to Rwanda

    Have you made plans to move to Rwanda? This country in the heart of Africa is an increasingly prosperous expat destination. Read the InterNations Expat Guide on moving to Rwanda for information on the climate, transportation, the land, its people and more!
  • Living in Rwanda

    Rwanda appears as an earth paradise. If you look it up on a map, you will find that the country is shaped like a heart, the beating heart of Africa. Today Rwanda is not only the land of a thousand hills, but also the land of a million smiles from the friendliest people in all Africa.
  • Working in Rwanda

    If you are an expat considering working in Rwanda, you should make sure to be properly informed for your move abroad. This guide briefs you on the most important aspects of preparing to work in Rwanda, such as the economic situation, work permits, taxation and more.

Reliable Information about living and working in Rwanda

Relocating to and living in Rwanda necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Rwandan expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Rwanda: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Rwandan income tax law?ʺ, ʺIs it common for expats in Kigali to hire live-in household staff?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Kigali?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Rwandan residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Rwanda is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Rwanda is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Rwanda. Various topics are covered in our Rwanda Expat Guide from health-care, to restaurants & nightlife or administration and finance, up to expat institutions & clubs. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺCan I find a beginners' level Kinyarwanda-English dictionary on the Web?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Rwanda? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Cuba or moving to Egypt!

From financial service providers to colleges and universities –
Advice on living and working in Rwanda

In addition, our expat listings for Rwanda include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like financial service providers or colleges and universities. 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 Rwanda. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Hello, salut, urakaza among our InterNations members living and working in Rwanda.

Vladimir Rostev

"Moving abroad can be very difficult, particularly when it comes to Rwanda. But this supportive and trustworthy community is just so helpful."

Cathleen Sapiro

"My brother recommended InterNations to me before I moved to Kigali. I can only forward this recommendation to any expat around the globe."

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