Victoria

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Community in Victoria

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Andrey Vasilyev

"When moving to a huge city such as Vancouver, InterNations made it easy for me to find fellow expats and the network that I needed."

Amarilis Castillo

"InterNations make networking in such a large city so much easier with their events and extensive information."

Welcome to Our International Community of Expats in Victoria!

Hello and welcome to your expat community of Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, Canada. Here at InterNations we aim to guide you through the sometimes daunting process of relocation with support and essential advice. Our online resources are packed with a wealth of information and tips to help you find answers to your questions, like, "what education options are available to expats?". Take advantage of all the benefits your membership has to offer to ease your concerns and allow you to embrace the feeling of excitement as you move forwards. Don't forget to also visit our forum and pose your questions to our friendly members and pick their brains on everything from tricky paperwork issues to finding the best public parks. Their first-hand experiences and knowledge will be invaluable as you start your new life in Victoria.

Join Our Exciting Events in Victoria

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

Find More Information in Our Victoria Expat Guides

  • Moving to Victoria

    It’s easy to see why many expats are considering moving to Victoria. Its combination of new world experiences and old world charm make it a city that appeals to many. Get expat advices for your relocation to Victoria, from the climate to finding accommodation in this guide!
  • Living in Victoria

    With plenty on offer in terms of culture, Victoria is a good place to start a new life for expats. The city also has a good transport system, including ferries to explore the surrounding area. So if you are interested in life in Victoria, read on and learn more, from leisure options to safety tips.
  • Working in Victoria

    Victoria’s economy is mainly based in food production, tourism, education and government admin and services, so expats in these fields often haven an easier time finding a job. For more information on the local economy, income taxation and job hunting, read on.

Exchange Tips about living in Victoria

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

Embark on a New Life in Victoria

As the capital of British Colombia, Victoria has a number of thriving industries, including banking, government administration, education, pharmaceuticals, and food products. The two major industries are tourism and technology, with a number of high-tech firms providing employment in engineering, architecture, and telecommunications. A number of theaters and opera houses in Victoria will keep culture-loving expats happy, along with a variety of music and arts festivals through the year. Several sports are well represented, with ice hockey, baseball, box lacrosse, soccer, and Canadian football keeping sports fans busy.

Meet Like-Minded Expats at InterNations Events

Moving to a new city is always better when you know you have friends waiting and social activities to attend. At InterNations Events, you can meet new friends in the city in person to help make your transition easier. Our expats can socialize, network, and have fun together at our larger get-togethers or regular social outings. Also take a look at our groups to find like-minded expats who you can share your interests and hobbies with. With InterNations you can reach out, make plans together, and become part of Victoria's social scene as soon as you arrive.

Andrey Vasilyev

"When moving to a huge city such as Vancouver, InterNations made it easy for me to find fellow expats and the network that I needed."

Amarilis Castillo

"InterNations make networking in such a large city so much easier with their events and extensive information."

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