Living in Switzerland

Guidance on EU Exit changes, accessing healthcare, getting a document legalised, English-speaking 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 Europe

    Information for UK nationals living in the EU, EEA EFTA, Switzerland and Ireland, including guidance on residency, healthcare and the Withdrawal Agreement.

  4. Living in Switzerland

    Official information for UK nationals moving to or living in Switzerland, including guidance on residency, passports and driving.

  5. 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.

  6. Switzerland and Liechtenstein: doctors

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

  7. Switzerland and Liechtenstein: lawyers and notary publics

    List of English-speaking lawyers and notary publics for British nationals in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

  8. Switzerland travel advice

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

  9. Switzerland: translators

    List of translators and interpreters for British nationals in Switzerland.

  10. UK benefits if you're going or living abroad

    Find out what benefits you might be able to receive while you're abroad and how to export them from the UK or claim them while abroad

  11. Voting if you move or live abroad

    How to vote if you move or live abroad, including eligibility and registration