Swiss nationals living abroad

We provide information on services for Swiss citizens abroad, your rights and obligations, and how you can continue to stay in touch with Switzerland.


Contact the responsible Swiss representation for identity papers, civil status, registration and deregistration, matters of civil status, etc..

Political rights

Information for the Swiss Abroad on the conditions to participate in popular votes at federal level and in elections to the National Council.

Statistics on the Swiss Abroad

Our statistics provide information on the most popular emigration destinations and the largest Swiss communities abroad.

President of the Swiss Confederation Simonetta Sommaruga: National Day 2015 greetings for the Swiss abroad