The Swiss economy is, according to the ratings made by international specialized institutions, among the most competitive, innovative and liberal. The main features that give Switzerland a privileged business environment, tailored to high- quality products and services are the excellent level of security offered by business law, long-term stability of the investment framework, full guarantee of property rights, fair competition, and banking secrecy.
Find out what the most important documents are that foreigners need to obtain if they want to work and live in Switzerland and the main conditions that apply in order to obtain them.
Switzerland has ranked once again among the top 10 most attractive countries for expats in 2018. Here are the most important factors that Switzerland so popular among expats.
The most important factors to consider for foreign citizens who want to apply for Swiss citizenship in 2018. Basic requirements for obtaining Swiss citizenship and the changes made to the Swiss legislation starting with 2018, concerning the naturalization process and applying for Swiss citizenship.
If you are not a Swiss citizen, you need a Swiss residency permit to live in Switzerland for a period longer than 3 months because only a tourist visa does not allow a 3-month stay. There are various types of permits and different ways to get in their possession, depending on what you want to do in Switzerland.
With a stable economy, Swiss unemployment rate is one of the lowest in the world, standing at 3.7 percent in January 2017, with average unemployment typically lower in German-speaking Switzerland (3.1 percent) than in French and Italian-speaking Swiss cantons (5 percent).