Living in Switzerland as an expatriate
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe. It is a member of the EFTA and the Schengen Area however not of the European Union.
The official currency is the Swiss Franc (CHF), the country calling code is +41. The official timezone is CET in winter and CEST in summer.
Official languages are German, French, Italian and Romansh.
For questions about being a citizen in Switzerland see swiss-citizens
- Government body responsible for issues pertaining to immigration: Federal Office for Migration
- Foreign embassies in Switzerland
- Official website with useful information for foreigners