Bereavement guide for Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Information to help you deal with practical arrangements following the death of a British national in Switzerland or Liechtenstein.



This information is provided by the British government for the convenience of enquirers. Neither the FCO nor any Consular section official at the British Embassy in Berne is responsible for the accuracy of the information supplied within. The FCO does not accept any liability for any loss, costs, damage or expense which you may suffer as a result of relying on the information supplied. It is not a substitute for obtaining your own legal advice.

Published 28 June 2018
Last updated 19 July 2018 + show all updates
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  4. Updated as of 24 April 2015.
  5. new document for dealing with bereavement after a British national dies in Switzerland or Liechtenstein