Windhoek

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Francis White

"Having all this information and a built-in network of expats before moving to Windhoek reassured me to have made the right decision."

Amelie Barreau

"The active network of expats in Windhoek provided me with instant friends and connections."

Enjoy living and working in Windhoek

Are you an expat living in Windhoek? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Namibian aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺWhat are the biggest cultural festivals in Windhoek?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for public utility providers in town?”

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

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

Top Articles in the Windhoek Expat Guide

  • Moving to Windhoek

    With a population of just 325,000, Windhoek is a small city that is easy to navigate and easy to acclimatize to. The residents are generally welcoming to foreign workers and expats moving to Windhoek should find that they settle in quickly and easily.
  • Living in Windhoek

    A small and welcoming city in the heart of Namibia, Windhoek is a popular choice for expats seeking a more laid back side of Africa. Boasting modern office buildings, well-groomed parks and a cosmopolitan population, Windhoek is the perfect place to begin an exciting African adventure.
  • Working in Windhoek

    As a middle income country with a growing economy, Namibia is a popular destination for expats looking for work in Africa. Though the country suffers from high unemployment, some sectors like mining and tourism are growing quickly, providing opportunities for investment and employment for Namibians and expats alike.

Information for the Expat Life in Windhoek

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

Become part of InterNations Windhoek and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming Hello, welkom, wa aluka from our expats living and working in Windhoek.

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

Francis White

"Having all this information and a built-in network of expats before moving to Windhoek reassured me to have made the right decision."

Amelie Barreau

"The active network of expats in Windhoek provided me with instant friends and connections."

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