Senegal

Living and
Working in Senegal

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Daiki Saito

"Only a motorsports rallye? As an expat, I learned a lot about Senegal's green energy sector: InterNations lets me share my knowledge. "

Lastri Sasongko

"As an expat in West Africa, I appreciate Dakar's contemporary art exhibitions -- I love making discoveries with my InterNations friends. "

Working and living in Senegal with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Senegal? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Dakar, Tambacounda or some other international Senegalese city?

The expat relocation to Senegal is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the Cap-Vert peninsula, getting to know how Senegalese folks celebrate Tamkharit, or acquiring a taste for Senegal’s popular dishes like thieboudienne…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Senegal. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in China to moving to Brazil.

Top Articles in the Senegal Expat Guide

  • Moving to Senegal

    Moving to Senegal can be difficult without sufficient knowledge: the InterNations Expat Guide provides you with useful information about moving to this African country, its land, people and climate, in order to ease your relocation. So read on and get prepared!
  • Living in Senegal

    If you are looking for a destination that combines both adventure and good opportunities, Senegal should definitely be considered. Living in this African country offers comparatively good facilities and an amazing natural beauty: find out more in our InterNations Expat Guide!
  • Working in Senegal

    If you intend to work in Senegal, you should be aware of the legal requirements and the makeup of the local job market. Read up in the InterNations Expat Guide some useful information and expat advice about work permits, income taxation and much more!

Reliable Information about living and working in Senegal

Relocating to and living in Senegal necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Senegalese expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Senegal: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Senegalese income tax law?ʺ, ʺDoes all expat housing come with an air-conditioning system, or do I need to buy one extra?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Dakar?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Senegalese residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Senegal is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Senegal is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Senegal. Various topics are covered in our Senegal Expat Guide from administration and finance, to culture & sights or culture and sights, up to travel & accommodation. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺIs there a good alternative to the relatively costly CASINO supermarket chain in Dakar?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Senegal? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Sweden or moving to Iceland!

From language schools to doctors and dentists –
Advice on living and working in Senegal

In addition, our expat listings for Senegal include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like language schools or doctors and dentists. 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 Senegal. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Salut & salam alaikum among our InterNations members living and working in Senegal.

Daiki Saito

"Only a motorsports rallye? As an expat, I learned a lot about Senegal's green energy sector: InterNations lets me share my knowledge. "

Lastri Sasongko

"As an expat in West Africa, I appreciate Dakar's contemporary art exhibitions -- I love making discoveries with my InterNations friends. "

Communities in Senegal

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