Switzerland is globally renowned for its exceptional quality of life, owing to its remarkable political and economic stability, pristine environment, efficient public services, and advantageous tax rates. It presents an outstanding option for those seeking both residential and business opportunities. The Swiss Residence Programme offers a gateway to 26 cantons of the country for foreign nationals.
Nestled in the heart of Europe, Switzerland reigns as one of the world’s wealthiest nations, boasting an area of 41,295 square kilometres and a population of 8.9 million. With more than 60 percent of its land graced by majestic mountains and a quarter of it adorned with lush forests, the country presents a breathtaking tapestry of nature’s wonders.
Looking beyond the country’s rich natural wonders; Switzerland is a cultural and historical treasure trove. Its charming cities and towns are steeped in a rich tapestry of heritage and traditions, which continue to attract tourists from around the world. Situated at the crossroads of northern and southern Europe, Switzerland serves as a gateway to some of the continent’s most exciting destinations.
Various categories of residence exist in Switzerland, with differentiation between EU/EFTA and non-EU/non-EFTA nationals. To acquire a Swiss Residence Permit, financially independent individuals who are not employed in the country must commit to paying a predetermined minimum of net annual taxes, regardless of their age.
The application process is straightforward, and it may take up to 6 months between initiating the process and receiving the residency documents.
The application process can be divided into the following stages:
ASSESSMENT & ONBOARDING
DOCUMENT & APPLICATION PROCESSING
APPROVAL & FINAL HANDOVER
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