Yangon

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Nathan Reed

"The InterNations network has helped my wife and me to find a nanny in Yangon for our children, 2 and 4 years old."

Myra Jennings

"The information on Yangon made finding an International School for my children much easier than expected."

Enjoy living and working in Yangon

Are you an expat living in Yangon? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Burmese aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺHas the volatile political climate stabilized again?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for private language tutors in town?”

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

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Yangon. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Abu Dhabi to living in Tokyo.

Top Articles in the Yangon Expat Guide

  • Moving to Yangon

    A move to Yangon is an attractive option for many expats, due to the availability of high-powered jobs in the center’s commercial district and the range of facilities such as international schools. Of course, there is also a lot of culture and history, a vibrant nightlife and delicious cuisine to look forward to.
  • Living in Yangon

    You’ll find life in Yangon is enjoyable and rewarding once you get used to the pace of things. There are great sights to see all over the city, good facilities for education for you and your children, the cost of living is pretty low, and the local people are largely cheerful and welcoming.
  • Working in Yangon

    Yangon is a key player in Myanmar’s economy, accounting for one fifth of the country’s GDP. You’ll find there are quite a few options for expats to get a great job in Yangon. This article gives an insight into working in Yangon, as well as advice on job hunting, income taxation and more.

Information for the Expat Life in Yangon

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

Become part of InterNations Yangon and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming Mingalaba from our expats living and working in Yangon.

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

Nathan Reed

"The InterNations network has helped my wife and me to find a nanny in Yangon for our children, 2 and 4 years old."

Myra Jennings

"The information on Yangon made finding an International School for my children much easier than expected."

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