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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."

Enjoy living and working in Tehran

Are you an expat living in Tehran? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Iranian aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺWhich cultural or religious taboos should I particularly adhere to?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for domestic help in town?”

Looking for all of the information that is important for living and working in Tehran can take you hours. However, by using our Tehran expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Tehran. Beginning with restaurants and nightlife top tips about administration & finance - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Tehran.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Tehran. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Zurich to living in Dubai.

Top Articles in the Tehran Expat Guide

  • 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.

Information for the Expat Life in Tehran

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

Become part of InterNations Tehran and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming As-salām 'alaykum from our expats living and working in Tehran.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Tehran? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Shanghai or living in Abu Dhabi!

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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