South Africa

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Japanese Expats in South Africa?

Connect with fellow Japanese in South Africa
Get information in our South Africa guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life in South Africa

Sandro Pedace

"With InterNations, you'll meet interesting expats wherever you go - both online and offline."

Stephanie Gainsbourg

"InterNations provided me with an "entrance" to the expat circles of Pretoria, so to speak, and helped me get to know other French expatriates. "

InterNations – Bringing Together Japanese Living in South Africa

Interested in meeting fellow Japanese in South Africa? Are you looking for trustworthy advice and tips on expat life from your Japanese countrymen? Or would you like to discover landmarks such as the Highveld's Gauteng City Region with other Japanese expatriates?

No matter if you already are an expat in South Africa or still finishing your preparations for your relocation back home in Japan, InterNations South Africa offers everything you are looking for: our trusted network is the most popular international platform for expats and global minds from all over the world. Of course, we also have a number of Japanese expats in South Africa among our members, coming from various regions all over Japan - from the Kansai Region, over Tokyo to Sapporo.

Meet other Japanese at our events in South Africa

Attend our monthly events and activities for Japanese expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our South Africa Expat Guides

  • 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.

Get Tips and Info on Life in South Africa from Japanese Expats

Being an expat in South Africa means much more than packing your belongings and taking care of paperwork. Keeping in touch with your Japanese compatriots is a big part of the expat experience and can help you understand the South African people and their culture better. With InterNations, meeting other Japanese in South Africa is a breeze, no matter if you are in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban or any other expat magnet across the country. Just take our network of Japanese in Cape Town, for example.

If you are in the mood to speak your mother tongue again, to learn about the best spots to shop for Japanese food, or to discuss your favorite sports team’s latest match, join the Japanese InterNations Community:

  • In our huge expat network, you can easily find like-minded expatriates from Japan.
  • Our South Africa Expat Forums are a great place to share experiences and advice – for example how to find a nanny speaking your language or where to get sushi and sashimi in Cape Town...
  • The InterNations Places database for South Africa helps you find institutions like the nearest Japanese embassy.

From the Highveld's Gauteng City Region to the Garden Route, a scenic stretch along the south-east coast, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly Japanese expats in South Africa.

Meet Fellow Japanese in South Africa at Our Many Expat Activities

Participating in our regular expat events and activities in South Africa is another wonderful advantage of your membership. Our events cater to virtually all interests, ranging from a nice dinner with your fellow expats to enjoy some famous bobotie, South Africa’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Cape Town’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow Japanese in Cape Town and discover the wilderness trails of Kruger National park, the Cape of Good Hope, and other impressive landmarks across South Africa.

Our events and activities are a great way of meeting fellow expats from Japan and all around the globe in a casual atmosphere. Does this sound interesting to you? Then sign up for membership and you’ll hear a heartfelt Konbanwa from our Japanese living in South Africa!

Sandro Pedace

"With InterNations, you'll meet interesting expats wherever you go - both online and offline."

Stephanie Gainsbourg

"InterNations provided me with an "entrance" to the expat circles of Pretoria, so to speak, and helped me get to know other French expatriates. "

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