Your Expat
Community in Tehran

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Join exciting events and groups
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Claude Maurin

"The information I found via InterNations has made the move to Tehran much easier than expected. "

Jessica Johnson-Hanevolt

"InterNations has provided me with an extensive network of expats in Tehran."

Discover Tehran's Community of Expats!

A warm welcome to the InterNations Community in Tehran for expats and global minds! InterNations is a global network for expatriates in hundreds of cities across the world, here to help you with any advice you might need on living and working abroad. Whatever your question about Tehran, you're sure to find that our members have a wide variety of experience to help you out with your expat queries. Whether your question is "will I need any special vaccinations for moving to Tehran?" or "are there still any international schools left in Tehran?", you can be sure to get your question answered by our well-traveled members.

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you move to another city or go on a business trip somewhere — our communities are there to make you feel at home wherever you are in the world. Feel free to also check out our other vibrant InterNations Communities like the ones in Tokyo or Hamburg.

Join Our Exciting Events in Tehran

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

Find More Information in Our Tehran Expat Guides

  • Moving to Tehran

    Making an international move can be a stressful time, particularly if you are not going alone and have a family to take care of. Moving to Tehran is no different and your transition will be easier if you have some knowledge of the city and what to expect.
  • Living in Tehran

    Not only is Tehran the largest city in Iran, it also claims to be the largest in Western Asia. Iran's capital city since 1796, Tehran has seen its popularity grow a lot throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, and its metropolitan area is the 29th in the world in terms of the size of its population.
  • Working in Tehran

    There are a number of opportunities for expats to take advantage of when it comes to working in Tehran. Although there have been oil sanctions recently, the country still has much to offer because of its healthy economy, which is the second largest in the Middle East.

Exchange Tips about living in Tehran

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

What Can You Expect from Expat Life in Tehran?

Tehran is a city with a culture, history, and beauty to rival any in the world, and will never cease to impress and amaze any visitors. While international travel to Iran may have slowed down in recent years, the friendliness of the locals and urban society can make it a much easier city to adjust to for new arrivals, although there are still warnings. Make sure you've read up on the current situation and take advantage of our members' experience and knowledge about Tehran before you arrive. Once you've arrived, you can meet up with members in person. Before you know it, you'll have settled into life in Tehran and built up your social network.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities across the globe. Get to know fellow internationals in your city, before you're moving, or when traveling somewhere 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 Budapest or Mumbai, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Start Building Your Network of Expats in Tehran

You'll find our members here in the network to be a diverse group, but each has also been carefully approved by us, to make sure you have a pleasant experience interacting with our members both online and offline. After you've had your queries answered, you'll also have the opportunity to take things offline, too. There are groups for culture and the arts, dining, and groups for business networking too. You're sure to find something to do whatever your interests, and you can also take advantage of our larger community-wide social events, which are always great for making new business contacts as well as new life-long friends.

Claude Maurin

"The information I found via InterNations has made the move to Tehran much easier than expected. "

Jessica Johnson-Hanevolt

"InterNations has provided me with an extensive network of expats in Tehran."

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