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Brian Norris

"When first moving to Washington, D.C., I didn't know many people outside of the office. InterNations has changed that with some exciting events."

Caroline Stiles

"In such an international city such as Washington, D.C. InterNations holds great events for everyone to network and enjoy themselves."

InterNations – The Place for South Africans Living in the USA

Want to connect with the expat community of South Africans in the United States? Looking for South African compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other South African expats to go on an excursion to the pleasantly mild Pacific Northwest with?

InterNations the USA offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in the USA or are still in South Africa planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of South African expats in the USA is going very strong, with members having roots all across South Africa - from Durban, over Johannesburg to Cape Town.

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Tips and Advice on the USA from Your Fellow South African Expats

Obviously, expat life in the USA goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow South Africans is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the American mentality and way of life. South Africans in the USA are a part of our community, calling cities such as New York City, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow South Africans in Washington D.C., for example.

Wondering where to shop for South African delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the American InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from South Africa.
  • On the the USA Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get bobotie in Washington D.C., etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for the USA has information on the nearest South African embassy and many other institutions.

From the pleasantly mild Pacific Northwest to the picturesque landscapes of the South, you can meet supportive and friendly South African expats in the USA on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow South Africans in the USA

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in the USA. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some American stuffed turkey, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Washington D.C.’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover the USA? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see the Sierras of California and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from South Africa and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo from our South Africans living in the USA!

Brian Norris

"When first moving to Washington, D.C., I didn't know many people outside of the office. InterNations has changed that with some exciting events."

Caroline Stiles

"In such an international city such as Washington, D.C. InterNations holds great events for everyone to network and enjoy themselves."

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