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Order certificate of citizenship for Swiss nationals (form 7.9)

What is the purpose of this document, and what does it contain?

  • The certificate of citizenship for Swiss nationals provides evidence of the acquisition of Swiss citizenship and can only be issued for Swiss citizens.
  • On the one hand, it contains the personal data of the person concerned at the time of the production of the document. On the other hand, it indicates the current citizenships with the reasons for their acquisition, as well as previous citizenships with the reasons for their acquisition and loss. Changes in citizenship that occurred before 1 July 2005 may not be listed.
  • The document is issued for Swiss citizens who are alive, dead or have been declared missing.

Who is entitled to obtain this document?

The person concerned, every person who is legally entitled to inherit, and notaries public and authorities owing to their legal notarisation and certification activities in inheritance proceedings

Who issues the document?

The registry office of the current place of origin or of a place of origin if you have more than one

Costs

CHF 30.00 (+ portage)

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