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Expat life made easy

Ask our trusted community of Geniuses to help you out.

Browse by city

Select a city, your language, browse the Geniuses, check their ranking and reviews and connect with the right one for you.

Book a Genius

A Genius is a local or an Expat offering a broad variety of services from welcome packages to customized support.

Enjoy Expat life

Confirm the service you need, choose a date and pay online, all through ExpatGenius’s trusted community. Now, just relax.

For Expats, by Expats

Settling in abroad can be faster, easier and fun.

In your language

Lost in translation? Find a Genius speaking your native language to translate and interpret for you. Say "basta" to misunderstanding!.


Geniuses charge an hourly rate, according to the support requested.
No subscription required, no minimum contract, no hidden costs.


To be listed on, each Genius has successfully passed the selection process, with verified identities and certified skill set.

Easy to use

Expat life challenges? The solution is just two clicks away. Indicate your preferences and book your Genius.

Real people

Geniuses are local people or long-time Expats. You're always in a direct relationship with your Genius.

Ranked by users

To choose between multiple Geniuses, check the ratings and the reviews left by other users like you.

How can a Genius support you?

Residence permit, interpreting, find a place to stay, or move your iguana.


Initial advices. Residence permit. Booking of temporary accommodations. ID and Social Security number.


Select the perfect neighborhood for your needs. Review the renting or buying contract. Contracting of Internet and landline. Get moving help.


Residence permit. General procedures. Exchange of driver’s licence. Support in getting medical services. Support in the purchase and rental of vehicle.


Translation of professional documents, contracts, and paperwork. Interpreting services. Language training. Language exchange.


Filling out tax forms. Tax return preparation. Tax planning. Review of employment contracts. Legal assistance provided by professional lawyers.


Information about the local school system. Support with the application process. Check availability for places by contacting the schools or local authorities. Help in preparing the application documents.


Completion of the lease. Cancellation of registration and subscriptions. Unenrolling children from school. Making an inventory of the house. Coordinating house cleaning and moving.


Geniuses are natural-born problem solvers. They will find a way to help you out, even if you need to move your iguana. Translated: services can be truly personalized.

The benefits for Geniuses

Earn money offering your support to Expats.

List your services for free

Translate, give tips about your city, or help to deal with bureaucracy. There’s no subscription fee to start promoting yourself on community.

Manage your work and your time

As an independent consultant you define your hourly rate. You choose where, how long, and when you want to work.

Secure online payments

Get paid online through Paypal. No need to worry about cash. Keep track of all your bookings and payments online.

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How to become a certified Genius

Joining is simple: just three steps to start genializing the world!

Apply Online

Subscribe to and complete your profile.

To apply takes just a few minutes. Complete your profile, indicating the languages you speak, where you’ve lived, the services you’d like to offer. Then, the ExpatGenius team can pre-match your skills with Expat requests.

Get an interview

The ExpatGenius team will review your profile and guide you through the selection process.

You'll be asked to share your experience and your skills, and to detail the services you'd like to offer to Expats. If you're successful, you'll be listed as a Genius on!

Genialize the world!

Get ready for Expats! Start promoting yourself on

You're in control. As an independent consultant you set the pricing for your services, your availability and your preferences. Start promoting yourself. Get a five-stars ranking and achieve the SuperGenius status.