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Every year approximately 28,000 Swiss nationals go abroad to live, work, study or enjoy their retirement. Swissemigration provides a range of comprehensive information and advice:

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Free advice

The FDFA provides free advice by phone or email on travelling abroad, emigrating – whether planning to or already having done so ­– and returning to Switzerland.

Country information

Swissemigration maintains country dossiers on major destinations for Swiss emigrants.