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Working in Switzerland

Is this your first time working in Switzerland? Then consider the following points.

  • Citizen from EU/EFTA-states enjoy full freedom of movement. (This means that citizens of those countries are free to travel to Switzerland, and to live and work here)
  • For employments less than 3 months employees will be registered by the employer via the registration procedure for short-term work in Switzerland.
  • To register with the communal authorities in the place you reside before taking up work. You will be required to present a:
    • a valid ID card or passport
    • a statement of engagement from the employer or a certificate of employment (e.g. an employment contract)
  • An annual income tax declaration has to be submitted (employees without a „C“ permit, the withholding tax is deducted directly from wages or salary by the employer.)
  • The following social insurances are mandatory:
    • Health insurance
    • Accident insurance at the workplace covered by your employer
    • Old-age, Survivors’ and Invalidity Insurance
  • Support for families:
    • Women living and working in Switzerland are entitled to 14 weeks maternity leave and maternity benefits..
    • Employees are entitled to family allowances (child and education allowances and depending on the canton adoption and birth allowances).

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Living in Switzerland

Moving to Switzerland: What do I need to know?

  • Employees are entitled to family allowances (child and education allowances and depending on the canton adoption and birth allowances).
  • The easiest way to find a suitable apartment is to contact a property manager / real estate agent. Real estate portals like Homegate may also help you to find a suitable apartment.
  • It is an advantage to be familiar with the Swiss Political System. Here you can get an overview about the Swiss political landscape.
  • If you have kids you may be interested to learn more about the Swiss Education System
  • Here you can find a variety of leisure activities.
  • Living in Switzerland without knowing the most important customs and tradition? Switzerland is a country with an enormous wealth of cultural activity and living tradition. Discover here the living traditions and customs.
  • Here you find a travel book on etiquette. It will help you to get familiar with the Swiss citizens and their characteristics.

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