Welcome to the Legal and Policies section of ExpatsGuide.co.uk. Our mission is to ensure that you, as an expat or someone considering living abroad, have access to the most current and relevant legal information. Whether you’re curious about local laws, your rights and responsibilities, or tax implications, we’ve got you covered.


Understanding Local Laws

Whether you’re in Asia, Europe, or anywhere in between, understanding local laws is crucial. From traffic rules to local customs and courtesies, get a comprehensive overview of what’s expected when you’re living abroad. We offer:

  • Summaries of local laws by country and region.
  • Guides on commonly misunderstood laws for expats.
  • Insights into local customs and how they intersect with formal laws.

[Explore Local Laws Guide →]


Rights and Responsibilities

As an expat, it’s essential to know your rights. Whether it’s in the workplace, within your community, or relating to property ownership, our guides provide clear, concise information on what you’re entitled to and what’s expected of you.

  • Workplace rights, including remuneration, holidays, and grievance procedures.
  • Tenancy and property rights.
  • Civic responsibilities like voting, community participation, and more.

[Discover Your Rights →]


Tax Implications

One of the most daunting aspects of living abroad can be understanding your tax obligations. With our resources, we aim to demystify the tax process for expats. Dive into:

  • Double taxation treaties – what are they and do they apply to you?
  • Country-specific tax guides for expats.
  • How overseas income is treated and potential deductions.
  • The implications of buying property overseas.

[Get to Grips with Tax →]


Disclaimer: The content in this section is meant for general informational purposes only and should not be taken as legal advice. We strongly recommend seeking advice from a qualified legal professional or consultant familiar with the specifics of your situation and the country you are in.


Stay updated with the latest changes, and if you have specific legal questions or situations, don’t hesitate to reach out to our community forums or contact us directly. We’re here to support you in every step of your expat journey.