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Living in Switzerland as an expatriate

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Live in Germany, work in Switzerland as non-EU/EEA national

I want to live in Germany with my wife (same nationality as me), but work in Switzerland (and stay in a flat in Zürich) during the week. I know I will need a Grenzgänger (cross border commuter) ...
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Remote services between European States?

When providing online professional services between European States, what regulation does apply, the one of the country where the professional is or the one of the client? Particularly, I'm concerned ...
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Taxes for EU/EEA/CH working for a few days in another member country

I'm an EU/EEA/CH living and working in another country in the block, with a local contract for a local company. Due to the covid situation I am allowed to work remotely for as much as I want as long ...
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Switzerland: Private path to university if they fail to access Gymnasium

It is my understanding that children at 15 are offered access to Gymnasium/Liceo based on their performance of the previous two years. So anyone who fails that will be barred from uni, or at least ...
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EU citizen with US wife and Daughter moving to France

I am an EU citizen (Irish) married to a US citizen living in the US with a 1yr old daughter born in the US and with a US passport. My wife's company has an office in Geneva and I am wondering how easy ...
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How to apply for Europe visa for Indian staying in Australia on long-term visitor visa

I am an Indian citizen staying in Switzerland and my parents are living with my sister in Australia for 2-3 years, on long-term visas. They are planning to visit me from Australia directly. I know the ...
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How early can I apply for a Swiss long-term visa?

Hi there I will be heading to Switzerland for an exchange program. The embassy & the school recommends that the process be applied asap as processing takes 2 - 3 months (or more if more proof etc. ...
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Taxation for US Citizen remote work for Swiss startup

I am a US citizen based in the US. I have an opportunity to work with a Swiss startup. I am wondering what my tax obligation is for 1) salary and 2) any equity in the company that fully vests. Do I ...
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Immigation USA/Switzerland

I am in a long-distance relationship with my girlfriend. We know that marriage would be the simplest solution, but we would prefer to live together for a longer period before we take this step. ...
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Can I live in Germany with my blue card while working remotely for a company in Switzerland?

I am Brazilian and I got a German blue card 8 months ago. I am considering changing jobs and working remotely for a company in Switzerland. I know that I can change to a German job as long as I go ...
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encephalitis vaccine in Switzerland

I have moved to Switzerland a few months ago and, as I come from the south of EU I was not been vaccinated against encephalitis (FSME) when I was a kid. Where can I get the vaccine in Switzerland?
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Should I sign my emails as "Dr" or "PhD" when looking for an apartment?

I'm moving to Zurich in a couple of months. I'm wondering if I should sign my emails with "Dr" or "PhD" (I have one) when I inquire for apartments? I would never do this in my own country as I find ...
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Living in Switzerland but having employment with a German company

I am a non-EU national and working+living in Germany with a Blue Card permit. I am getting married to a EU national who is working in Switzerland and we are planning to move together. After marriage I ...
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Is it possible to get a Swiss Work Permit (with a job offer) while retaining my German settlement permit (Niederlassungserlaubnis)?

I understand that the rules state: if we leave Germany for more than 6 months consecutively, we would lose the settlement permit If I live in Switzerland (with a Swiss residence permit), and make ...
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Short deadlines for a very good graduate program in Switzerland

I really want to apply to a graduate program in Switzerland (applications open now) who will provide a decision by the end of June. In the event that I do get selected, classes start on September 15 ...
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How can I obtain the authorization letter required to apply for a long-term D visa for a post-doc in Switzerland?

I have got a postdoc position in University of Basel and they have given the employment contract. In the swiss embassy page, to apply for visa they have asked to give authorization letter issued by ...
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National visa D for training - Basel, Switzerland

I am from India and I have been offered postdoc in University of Basel, Switzerland for three years. The University HR has asked to check the Swiss Embassy homepage to apply for visa D for training. ...
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Pension tax as a Swiss citizen in Germany for less than 5 years

I'm a Swiss citizen who has recently moved to Germany for short term employment (<5 years). I do not speak German. Since I will work here for less than 5 years, I can request to be exhempted from ...
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Freelancer Visa for EU especially German speaking countries

I am an Engineer / PhD and have been freelancing as a consultant for a long time. It so happens that most of my clients are in EU mostly Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands. I have been debating ...
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Does an unused 120 Days work permit (Zurich, Switzerland) require a cooling off period?

I have a L4 visa for 120 days for my work, but I did not use the visa due to Covid situation. For next year, if I plan to get another L4 visa (120 days), will there be any cooling off period required? ...
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