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Expat guide to living in Comoros

Expat guide to living in Comoros

Living in Comoros

Expats flock to Comoros to get away from the bustle. If you are looking to move to this country, here’s some essential info to help you from your travel to your first days on the island.


Expat Clubs

There are no expat meet up clubs as such in Comorosand most expats communicate online through websites such as ExpatWoman.com.

International Schools 

Ecole Henri Matisse
Address: BP 2516, Moroni, Comoros
Tel: (+269) 73 09 38
Website: ecole-matisse.org

Local News in English

AllAfrica.com Comoros
AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons.
Website: www.allafrica.com

Country Information 

Location: Africa
Capital City: Moroni
Other Important Cities: Comoran franc in,
Currency: comoros , euro in, Mayotte
Language: Comorian, Arabic, French
Calling Code: 269
Internet TLD: .Km
Electricity: The country runs on 220V 50Hz.
Emergency Numbers:

Embassy Information


Residents Visa and Work Permit information

Nationals from certain countries may enter Comoros visa free and stay for a limited time. A few others may obtain a visa upon arrival on the airport. The rest must apply through Comoros diplomatic mission in their home or host country. Here’s a useful site.


There isn’t an expansive range of accommodation options in Comoros. A good number of hotels is found on Grand Comore and Moroni. Apartment rentals or openings may be found only through word-of-mouth. You’re best option is to check in a hotel and ask around.

Driving License

An international driving license and a domestic license are required for expats to drive legally in Comoros.

For more information about driving in Comoros please visit: www.adcidl.com


The facilities in Comoros are substandard, limited and mostly are private facilities. It is highly advised to secure a travel, health and evacuation insurance and funds to bear or reimburse any medical coasts.

Insurance Companies

MSH International, ASFE
For twenty years, ASFE has designed and managed international healthcare insurance solutions for all mobile individuals including expatriates living abroad alone or with their families.
Address: 16, rue Monceau, 75008 Paris, France
Tel: +33 1 44 20 48 77
Fax: +33 1 44 20 48 80
Website: www.asfe-expat.com
Cigna Global Health Options: Medical Evacuation
International Medical Evacuation provides coverage for reasonable transportation costs to the nearest centre of medical excellence in the event that the treatment is not available locally in an emergency. This option also includes repatriation coverage, allowing the beneficiary to return to their country of habitual residence or country of nationality to be treated in a familiar location.
Website: www.cignaglobal.com
Hopital El-Maarouf
Address: Moroni, Comoros
Dispensaire de Bangoi Kouni
Address: RN 3, Bangoua Kouni, Comoros
Address: RR 120, Ouzio, Comoros
Hôpitale de Mbéni
Address: Mbéni, Comoros
Address: Oichili, Comoros
Address: RN 5, Ouziouani, Comoros

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