Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA
Living abroad
Emigration checklist
Information about countries
Working abroad
Retirement abroad
Cost of living
Stays abroad
Travelling abroad
Language learning abroad
Living abroad as an au-pair
Trainee programmes
Studying abroad
Swissemigration provides you with documentation and general advisory services on individual countries and specific topics.
Services for Swiss nationals abroad
Need help in an emergency? Looking to report a change in civil status? The FDFA provides information and consular services to Swiss nationals living abroad.
Rights and obligations of Swiss nationals abroad
The laws and obligations that apply to Swiss nationals who live and travel abroad
Returning to Switzerland
Information for the Swiss Abroad about returning to Switzerland
Swiss Abroad
Swiss citizens not residing in Switzerland officially become ‘Swiss Abroad’ when they register with their local consular representation
Structure of the state and current-day politics
A selection of websites explaining how Switzerland is structured and how it functions, providing you with the information you will need to form an opinion and exercise your political rights from overseas
The FDFA online
Switzerland's foreign policy
Switerland's policy on Europe
Development and Cooperation
Switzerland's contribution to the enlarged EU
International Police Missions of Switzerland
Agenda 2030
Social media channels
Swiss representations abroad
Federal Administration online
Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA
Terms and conditions