Yemen

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Leandro Pellegrini

"With the great international contacts I found on InterNations, I managed to build up my business in Sanaa. What a great member base."

Eva Naumann

"Settling as an expat woman in Sanaa was really difficult in the beginning. But when a friend invited me to InterNations this changed."

Working and living in Yemen with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Yemen? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Sana'a, Al Mukalla or some other international Yemeni city?

The expat relocation to Yemen is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as Yemen's numerous Red Sea Islands, getting to know how Yemeni folks celebrate Sana's Summer Festival, or acquiring a taste for Yemen’s popular dishes like saltah…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Yemen. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from working in South Korea to moving to Dominican Republic.

Top Articles in the Yemen Expat Guide

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    Have you decided to haul your family, pets, and personal belongings overseas – at least for the next few years? Congratulations! You have taken the first big step towards moving abroad! InterNations provides you with practical information on preparing for moving abroad, from visa to flight tickets.
  • Living in a Foreign Country: How to Adapt?

    Living in a foreign country is hard enough as it is, with all the administrational issues you have to deal with. But if you don’t want to get stuck in the expat bubble, you'll need to learn to adjust to life in a foreign country. InterNations gives you a few tips on how to succeed at this challenge.
  • How to Find a Job Abroad

    Quite a few self-made expats struggle to find a job abroad. This doesn’t mean it’s impossible though! With a structured, thought-out approach, determination and a dose of creativity, you increase your chances of success during your job search overseas.

Reliable Information about living and working in Yemen

Relocating to and living in Yemen necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Yemeni expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Yemen: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Yemeni income tax law?ʺ, ʺWhere can we find a French-speaking nanny for our toddler?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Sana'a?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Yemeni residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Yemen is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Yemen is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Yemen. Various topics are covered in our Yemen Expat Guide from education and children, to expat institutions & clubs or housing and household, up to culture & sights. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺCan anyone provide me with a list of certified financial advisors in Sana'a?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Yemen? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as moving to New Zealand or living in Greece!

From international attorneys to embassies and consulates –
Advice on living and working in Yemen

In addition, our expat listings for Yemen include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like international attorneys or embassies and consulates. By becoming part of our community, you can also participate in the InterNations Forum and discuss with other internationals about your expatriate experience living abroad in Yemen. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm As-salām 'alaykum among our InterNations members living and working in Yemen.

Leandro Pellegrini

"With the great international contacts I found on InterNations, I managed to build up my business in Sanaa. What a great member base."

Eva Naumann

"Settling as an expat woman in Sanaa was really difficult in the beginning. But when a friend invited me to InterNations this changed."

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