Zambia

Living and
Working in Zambia

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Fernando Achutegui

"Getting to know Lusaka with like-minded people and having other expats to navigate daily life in Zambia is a great relief. "

Adela Huang

"I received a lot of reliable information about Lusaka and the expat lifestyle in the InterNations Community."

Working and living in Zambia with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Zambia? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Lusaka, Livingstone or some other international Zambian city?

The expat relocation to Zambia is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as Central Zambia, home not only to the capital, but also to several national parks, getting to know how Zambian folks celebrate Youth Day, or acquiring a taste for Zambia’s popular dishes like maheu…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Zambia. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Ireland to living in North Korea.

Top Articles in the Zambia Expat Guide

  • Moving to Zambia

    Zambia in an urbanized, continental country in sub-Saharan Africa, with a tropical climate and friendly and hospitable people: this country in the warm heart of Africa welcomes expats willing to enjoy the wildlife and breathtaking landscapes. Get tips on moving to Zambia in this guide!
  • Living in Zambia

    Zambia is a rare spot of pristine natural beauty, including the worldwide known Victoria Falls, and home to a variety of cultures and nationalities. Living here as an expat could be an enriching and unique experience, definitely uncommon but worthwhile: find out more about life in Zambia in this guide!
  • Working in Zambia

    Zambia is trying to diversify its economy and to implement new solutions for a general improvement, possibly creating job opportunities in these new growing sectors, but still registering a widespread poverty. In this article, you can find out more about job opportunities for expats in Zambia and get informed about permits and taxes.

Reliable Information about living and working in Zambia

Relocating to and living in Zambia necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Zambian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Zambia: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Zambian income tax law?ʺ, ʺIs there a print magazine for expats in Luaska?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Lusaka?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Zambian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Zambia is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Zambia is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Zambia. Various topics are covered in our Zambia Expat Guide from health-care, to culture & sights or education and children, up to travel & accommodation. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺWhat are the most popular expat hangouts in town?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Zambia? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Sweden or working in Japan!

From private language tutors to financial service providers –
Advice on living and working in Zambia

In addition, our expat listings for Zambia include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like private language tutors or financial service providers. 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 Zambia. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Hello among our InterNations members living and working in Zambia.

Fernando Achutegui

"Getting to know Lusaka with like-minded people and having other expats to navigate daily life in Zambia is a great relief. "

Adela Huang

"I received a lot of reliable information about Lusaka and the expat lifestyle in the InterNations Community."

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