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Giovanni Gallo

"I have been able to use the InterNations network to find other soccer enthusiasts in Vientiane. "

Suzanne Payne

"The network of InterNations expats in Vientiane has created an environment where meeting other nationals is easy and enjoyable."

Enjoy living and working in Vientiane

Are you an expat living in Vientiane? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Laotian aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺWhat papers do I need to open a savings account? And which financial services do Laotian banks provide?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for social clubs for expats in town?”

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

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

Top Articles in the Vientiane Expat Guide

  • Moving to Vientiane

    As the capital city of Laos, Vientiane has plenty to offer anybody. Situated on the banks of the Mekong River and bordering Thailand, the city boasts a rich cultural history and a variety of attractions for expats, with plenty of opportunities to shop, work and experience the culture of the city.
  • Living in Vientiane

    With a rich cultural heritage, there is plenty to see and do while living in Vientiane, from sites of historical interest to sporting events and nightlife, the diversity on offer within the city is unparalleled, and it truly boasts activities to suit everybody’s tastes.
  • Working in Vientiane

    As the social and economic capital of Laos, Vientiane is home to an abundance of job opportunities for expatriates, with a plethora of large financial institutions, government agencies and international businesses holding offices within the confines of the central districts.

Information for the Expat Life in Vientiane

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

Become part of InterNations Vientiane and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming Yin dee torn lap from our expats living and working in Vientiane.

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

Giovanni Gallo

"I have been able to use the InterNations network to find other soccer enthusiasts in Vientiane. "

Suzanne Payne

"The network of InterNations expats in Vientiane has created an environment where meeting other nationals is easy and enjoyable."

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