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Relocating to Madagascar

If you are relocating an executive to Madagascar or if you are relocating to or within Madagascar yourself, you have found the right relocation and immigration specialists. Helpxpat provides professional relocation and immigration solutions tailored to the needs of international executives.

Moving to Madagascar

The island’s natural beauty and its extraordinary diversity of plants and wildlife is enough to attract people to live and work in Madagascar, in spite of unrest and poverty.

Relocation services in Madagascar

For the past few years we have consistently relocated corporate executives to live in Madagascar and their families to, and within, Madagascar. We are responsive and professional, and always operate with care and sensitivity towards our client’s needs.

Whether you’re moving for work or to experience a new pace of life, a rising number of foreign nationals are considering Madagascar for their new home.

Home Search in Madagascar

Searching for a new property in Madagascar can be stressful, time-consuming and very frustrating, often requiring that you view numerous properties that don’t meet your requirements. Helpxpat will save your time by assuring all properties closely suit your needs and reporting back to you with an itinerary. Our consultants in Madagascar have considerable market knowledge and negotiation skills.

A safer option is to use the services of a relocation agent, who will be able to speak the language and understand the local nuances of the Madagascar property market.

Types of accommodation in Madagascar

The Madagascar Ministry of Housing and Urbanism aims at accelerating real estate development so as to create more housing for the needy. However, you can still find a range of accommodation options, namely apartments, houses, studios, etc., in major cities. Room and flat sharing are also quite widespread, especially with students and young professionals.

How to find a home in Madagascar

Travel to Madagascar is limited to short-stays like tourism, volunteering and research. Expats normally book their hotel accommodations in advance. The capital Antananarivo has many cheap but adequate hotels.

Apartments are also available and can go for $162 to $230 for 1 bedroom, $416 to $554 for 3 bedroom

Choosing a right school in Madagascar

Education in Madagascar began with Arab seafarers who established Islamic primary schools (kuttabs). This included transcription of the Malagasy language using Arabic script, known as sorabe.

Today’s education requires that schooling is mandatory for children between 6 and 14. Secondary education is divided into a junior secondary stage and a senior secondary stage. After the completion of junior level, certificates are received and after completing senior secondary, the baccalaureate is given

International schools in Madagascar

International schools can be the perfect solution for an expat student (multinational corporation executives, children of diplomats, NGO staff) in Madagascar. International schools provide similar standards of schooling around the globe, providing for an easy transition between schools whether they are in France or Vietnam.

There is usually local population, as well as an international student body. Schools may follow a curriculum model from the US, UK, France, etc. Primary instruction may be any language (and multiple languages are usually taught), but it is usually in English. Schools also provide internationally accepted accreditation such as the international baccalaureate.

Working in Madagascar

Foreigners from all countries must obtain a visa to enter and stay in the country for a limited time not more than 90 days. Visas can be secured upon arrival at the airport. There are different visa fees according to the purpose of the short-stay visa.

Long-term visas, are applied for at the Madagascar Ministry of Interior. This is valid for one month and can be extended only once.

There are international vaccination certificates required before entry in Madagascar: Yellow fever, cholera, hepatitis A and Malaria.

Relocation agencies in Madagascar

Helpxpat specialise in helping people move and are set up to relieve employees of the issues that occur when moving to Madagascar and we offer a wide range of services and provide aid in every aspect of your relocation – from visa struggles and work permits, to transport and finding housing.

Relocating without any assistance and help can quickly evolve into a matter of frustration, confusion and surrender – Our expert expat team is ready to get your relocation going, so why not jump-start your move abroad and contact us today? Best to start early!

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