Asylum statistics for April 2024

In April 2024, 2283 asylum applications were registered in Switzerland, 100 less than in the previous month (-4.2%). Compared to April 2023, the number of asylum applications increased by 632 (+38,3%). The most important countries of origin were Afghanistan and Turkey.

A job in Switzerland

I’m looking for a job: Stay active, develop your skills and become financially independent.
We have a vacancy: If a refugee or asylum seeker has the qualifications and experience, language skills and motivation required to work for your business, why not give them a chance?

Migration Report 2023

Discover the facts that shaped the year 2023 in terms of migration.

Naturalisation self-check

If you do not hold a Swiss passport but are married to a Swiss national, or if your grandparents immigrated to Switzerland, simplified naturalisation could be an option for you. Complete the naturalisation self-check and find out in just a few clicks if you meet the criteria.

Ucraina – Україна – Украина

Information for refugees from Ukraine – Інформація для біженців з України – Информация для беженцев из Украины.

The app to help you integrate

Integrating in a country is a lengthy process. So, to help you along the way, we’ve compiled a lot of useful information on life in Switzerland for those new to the country. It’s all here in this app. Welcome to Switzerland!

News and social media

Press releases and links to our social media profiles.


Annual Report, statistics and further publications.

SEM introduces itself

Information on SEM’s structure and activities.

Information for schools

(Most information in German)

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