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Conditions for entering Switzerland


To enter Switzerland, you must present a valid identity document, recognised by the Swiss authorities. Depending on your country of origin, a visa may also be required

Residence Permit

Foreign nationals who take up residence in Switzerland must register with the Aliens' Office or the Population Control Service of their new municipality of residence

Work Permit

Anyone who works, does an internship, or studies during his/her stay or plans to stay more than three months must have a permit

Finding your way around

Find your way around more easily when arriving in Switzerland

Château de Dorigny  -  CH-1015 Lausanne  - Switzerland  -  Phone +41 21 692 20 20  -  Fax  +41 21 692 20 05