Living in Switzerland

Includes how to access healthcare, get a document legalised, lists of lawyers and how to vote abroad.

  1. Apply for a European Health Insurance Card

    Apply for or renew your free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) online.

  2. Get your document legalised

    Use the online service to get a UK document legalised

  3. Living in Switzerland

    Advice for British nationals planning to live or living in Switzerland

  4. Support for British nationals abroad: A guide

    This guide highlights some of the main ways you can help yourself stay safe abroad and what help the FCO can provide.

  5. Switzerland - list of medical facilities/practitioners

    List of English-speaking medical facilities/practitioners in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

  6. Switzerland - list of translators and interpreters

    List of translators and interpreters in Switzerland.

  7. Switzerland and Liechtenstein - list of lawyers & notary publics

    List of English-speaking lawyers in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, and notary publics in Switzerland. For a list of translators and interpreters please click on the link in Detail below.

  8. Switzerland travel advice

    Latest travel advice for Switzerland including safety and security, entry requirements, travel warnings and health

  9. Voting when you’re abroad

    How to vote if you're going to be abroad temporarily on election day, and what to do if you're moving overseas long term