Your Expat Community in Syria

  • Connect with fellow expats in Syria

  • Join exciting events and groups

  • Get information in our Syria guides

  • Exchange tips about expat life in Syria

  • Emanuele Casabona

    Relocating to Damascus has been quite an adventure, but I love to immerse myself in its coffeehouse culture with other expats.

Welcome to Our Network of Expats in Syria!

As-salām 'alaykum and a warm welcome to InterNations Syria! We aim to help make your relocation go smoothly by enabling you to communicate with expats already living in Syria. Here, you can ask questions on any topic relating to your move, from navigating through the sometimes daunting paperwork to settling into the expat community. Our InterNations community has members from all countries living in some 390 global locations, who can answer all your questions about your new home. You can also meet expats in real life at social events and through smaller groups dedicated to various hobbies and interests.

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you are moving to another country or going on a business trip somewhere — our communities around the world are there to make you feel at home wherever you are. Feel free to check out our vibrant InterNations Communities in countries like Indonesia or Vietnam.

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    From Canada, living in Damascus
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    From Canada, living in Damascus
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    From Canada, living in Damascus
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    From Canada, living in Damascus
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    From Spain, living in Damascus
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    From Spain, living in Damascus
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    From France, living in Damascus

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Join Our Exciting Events in Syria

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

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Exchange Tips about living in Syria

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Syria expat forums.

  • Who is living in Syria now?
    7 replies
    May 5, 12:15

    Hi! I recently moved to Syria from Dubai. Looking for a job in private sector .

  • Expats in Syria needed!
    5 replies
    Apr 14, 17:37

    t's a pleasure to meet you. am new here and is good to be friends. you seem nice and i would like us to keep in touch but is so unfortunate am not so active here due to my work so if you don't mind, …

  • Photovoltaics in Syria
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    Apr 26, 14:45

    Marhaba Peter, I shall come very soon, hopefully, to Damascus and we'll get without any doubt the opportunities available. I have a business partner in Damascus and we are focusing on a major …

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Prepare for Your Life as an Expat in Syria

A beautiful location, with more than 7,000 years of cultural history, Syria lies between Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. Its landscape includes mountains, desert, coastal plains, and plateaus, with hot summers and pleasantly warm winters. Its capital, Damascus, is one of the oldest cities in the world, renowned for its inhabitants' hospitality and rich cuisine. Despite the political unrest, expats continue to go about their daily life in Syria, although the Foreign Office advises taking extra precautions, such as ensuring your travel documents are in order. Anyone who has queries about expat life in Syria can ask those who already live there through our InterNations community.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 420 cities around the world. Meet fellow global minds in your city of residence or get to know local expatriates before you're moving or traveling abroad and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Canada or Panama, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Find Like-Minded People to Share Your Adventure in Syria With

By networking with fellow expats in Syria, you can have an inside view of everything you need to know about the region. Adhering to our code of polite behavior, trust, and a friendly and welcoming attitude, our expats can convey to you the real picture of aspects of daily life, such as healthcare, employment, and travel. Rather than hearing about the region on the news, you will have up-to-the-minute information from the people who are there. InterNations also facilitates expats meeting face-to-face at many diverse social gatherings, instigated through our site and aimed at linking up expats with similar hobbies and interests.

  • Emanuele Casabona

    Relocating to Damascus has been quite an adventure, but I love to immerse myself in its coffeehouse culture with other expats.

  • Paola Murri

    A solo expat woman traveller in Syria? InterNations has shown me that this was far less daunting than my family back home supposed.

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