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Changes to notarial services

Berne will no longer issue Civil Status Declarations to British Nationals residing in Switzerland and getting married in Switzerland.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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As of 1 August 2013 the British Embassy Berne will no longer be issuing Civil Status Declarations to British Nationals residing in Switzerland who wish to get married in Switzerland. British nationals residing in Switzerland will declare their civil status for the purpose of getting married in Switzerland directly at their respective Civil Register Office in Switzerland. Please contact your Civil Register Office directly to find out more on how you can obtain the Civil Status Declaration and what documents you will need to present.

Published 25 July 2013