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Are you an expat living in St. Petersburg? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Russian aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺIs there an English-language crisis help line in Russia?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for embassies and consulates in town?”

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

However, InterNations does not only address expats in St. Petersburg. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Jersey City to living in Washington, D.C..

Top Articles in the St. Petersburg Expat Guide

  • Moving to St. Petersburg

    Big differences between the seasons, with harsh winters and hot summers, are one of the characteristics of St. Petersburg’s weather can make for a challenging stay; not only due to the climate, but also because find accommodation can be difficult. Get prepared for moving to St. Petersburg with our guide.
  • Living in St. Petersburg

    As the second biggest city in Russia after Moscow, expats living in St. Petersburg can enjoy a multicultural environment. From its incredible architecture to the second biggest zoo in Russia, St. Petersburg has plenty to offer, too. Find out more about the culture, healthcare, and education.
  • Working in St. Petersburg

    Expats thinking about working in St. Petersburg can often find available positions teaching or in pharmaceutics and medicine. If you haven’t already an employer lined up, an online search is often a good place to start. In this guide, you can find more details on the economy, job hunting and taxes.

Information for the Expat Life in St. Petersburg

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

Become part of InterNations St. Petersburg and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming Privet from our expats living and working in St. Petersburg.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside St. Petersburg? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Tokyo or living in Zurich!

Jonathan Brown

"InterNations is the ideal networking site for me. I use it for private as well as for business contacts here in St.Petersburg. Great!"

Noemi Roussel

"What I really like about InterNations is the international mix of people. I got to know there who became very good friends ."

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