Federal Office for Migration

FAQ – Frequently asked questions

EU-25/EFTA nationals hold citizenship of one of the following states:
Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Poland or Portugal.

EU-17 nationals hold citizenship of one of the following states:
Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden or Portugal.

EU-8 nationals hold citizenship of one of the following states:
Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Slovakia or Poland

EU-2 nationals hold citizenship of one of the following states:
Bulgaria or Romania.

EFTA nationals hold citizenship of one of the following states: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway (or Switzerland).

 

 
1. Who benefits from the Agreement on the Free Movement of Persons?

  
2. Taking up residence and gainful employment

  
3. Residence permits

  
4. Cross-border commuters

  
5. Job seeking

  
6. Changing jobs or place of residence

  
7. Job loss

  
8. Residing in Switzerland without gainful activity

  
9. Family reunification

  
10. Service providers

  
11. Visa

  
12. Miscellaneous