Expat Guide to Living in Mumbai
Whether you're already living in Mumbai or preparing to move to Mumbai, our Expat Guide to Living in India offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Mumbai. For answers to specific questions, visit our India Forum to talk with expats in Mumbai.
One expat shares essential tips for anyone moving to Mumbai. Bring a good mattress and vacuum cleaner, find a reputable moving company and get lots of advice from Indians. For this expat, they were her saving grace.
Moving abroad is challenging, but moving with an illness is an even bigger challenge. An expat talks about her experiences moving to Mumbai. She looks forward to not having to work in India so that she can focus on getting well.
What is it like to move from Canada to Mumbai, India when the wheels of government don't turn the way you would like them to? This Expat Culture-Shock Report provides a window into that experience.
More Culture Shock Reports for Mumbai
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Mumbai handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Mumbai:
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Living Overseas Report
What are people's priorities in Mumbai - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Help other expats and people moving to Mumbai by filling out our Living Overseas Report.
Submit a Living Overseas Report
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Mumbai Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Mumbai? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Mumbai? Below are some of the responses from expats in Mumbai:
International School Report
Parents are invited to answer questions about the schools that their kids attend (Pre-K through High School) in hopes of helping others moving to Mumbai with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Mumbai, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Submit an International School Review
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Mumbai. If you are already living in Mumbai, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Mumbai by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Mumbai? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Mumbai? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report