Long-Term Housing

Minimum Rental Periods

The minimum rental agreement period is typically 1 year.

Required Documents for Signing a Lease

Typical documents required to sign a rental agreement include:

• Resident permit
• Work contract
• Local bank account number

Standard Security Deposit

The security deposit is equivalent to 2 months’ rent.

Local Norm for Returning the Security Deposit

The security deposit is returned after completion of inspection. The landlord will retain from the security deposit penalties and amounts for any necessary repairs.

Rental Commission

Should you utilize the services of a real estate agent to help you in your search, agencies usually collect rental commission equal to 1 months’ rent.

Payment of Rental Commission

The agent’s rental commission is typically paid by the tenant.

Accepted Method of Payment

Wire transfer or cash are the preferred methods of payment.


School Registration

School Fees

Typical school fees include an annual registration fee typically around 562 USD.

Accepted Method of Payment

Wire transfer, check, and cash are acceptable methods of payment.

Additional Notes

The annual registration cost is not fixed and may change on a yearly basis.


Obtaining a Driver’s License


Typical documentation required to obtain a driver’s license include:

• Residence permit
• Copy of valid passport

Additional Notes


Opening a Bank Account

Required Documents

In order to open a bank account, you may be asked for:

• Valid passport
• Work permit
• Residence permit
• Proof of address
• Proof of income

Time Required

It may take up to 1 week for your account opening to be complete.

Additional Notes