In Switzerland, there are compulsory and complementary insurance policies. This website presents the most common types.
List of employment conditions depending on residential status, with an application form and addresses of the competent cantonal authorities.
Free counselling on issues such as asylum legislation and the law on foreign residents, mediation in case of difficulties with authorities or institutions, and legal representation in justified cases in the migration and asylum sector.
Counselling centre for migrant women: FIZ advocates for the protection and rights of migrant women who are survivors of violence and exploitation.
Information about the conditions, opportunities and necessary documentation for reuniting your family.
Counselling and support for asylum seekers and temporarily protected persons on issues related to the asylum procedure, asylum decisions, family reunification and hardship cases, incl. legal representation in justified cases.
The isa migrants’ centre in Bern provides information and advice free of charge in various languages.
Information about permits available under asylum law.
On this page each stage of the asylum procedure is explained.
Intercultural families and bi-national couples can find advice about life in Switzerland. The counselling centres provide information about legal, cultural and financial issues. They also answer questions about integration, partnership and family life.
Retirement in Switzerland explained clearly.
Employment contracts, pensions, employment law, self-employment – so many questions. This platform provides a host of answers.
Information for undocumented migrants about important aspects of everyday life, such as healthcare, social insurance or school.
Animations, explanatory videos and other documents about the accelerated asylum procedure in Switzerland.
How can I apply for asylum? What is the asylum procedure? How can I bring my family to Switzerland? Asylex offers free legal aid and provides fast, competent and free information about the Swiss asylum procedure.
The Hilfswerk der Evangelischen Kirchen der Schweiz (HEKS) provides legal advice and support in various languages. Do you have any questions about the asylum procedure in Switzerland? Or are you the victim of discrimination or racist abuse?
Advice and support for people wanting to apply for a humanitarian visa in Switzerland.
Overview of cantonal centres