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Moving to Tanzania

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

Summary: Moving to Tanzania: Expats, retirees and digital nomads talk about everything you need to know before moving to Tanzania.

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What do I need to know before moving to Tanzania?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Tanzania, they said:

"Too many things to say... Have Good Security Check for Problems with Water Make sure the house can get internet in your area if this is important to you Sometimes it is expected you pay 3, 6, or 12 months in advance. Make sure you are clear with your landlord who is going to pay for things if/when they break, (water pipes, door handles, sink faucets, etc. ) Email me for details if you really whan't to know more... Bonnie at ," remarked another expat in Arusha, Tanzania.

How do I find a place to live in Tanzania?

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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Tanzania GuideTanzania Guide
Learn what members have to say about living in Tanzania.

Tanzania Forum Tanzania Forum
Talk with other digital nomads and expats in Tanzania on our Tanzania forum - meet people, get advice and help others.

Tanzania Index Tanzania Index
An index of all of our site's Tanzania information.

Contribute to Tanzania Network Contribute
Help others in Tanzania by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in Tanzania.

Expat Healthcare Advice in TanzaniaHealthcare & Health Insurance in Tanzania

Expats in Tanzania offer advice about healthcare, hospital visits, emergency rooms visits, finding a doctor and buying health insurance in Tanzania.

Real Estate in TanzaniaReal Estate in Tanzania

Real estate listings in popular cities and towns in Tanzania.

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Advice for people renting and buying real estate in Tanzania.

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