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Order partnership certificate (form 7.12)

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

  • A partnership certificate can only be issued to persons in a registered partnership.
  • It indicates the place and date of the registration of the partnership, as well as the up-to-date personal data of the partners and possibly their children.
  • Persons in a registered partnership can submit the family certificate to employers, banks, insurance companies, pension schemes, courts, etc.
  • Foreign nationals can only be issued a partnership certificate if they had an event that affected their civil status after 31 December 2004. The document contains the personal data from the first event that affected their civil status in Switzerland and is only complete on condition that all foreign civil status events have been registered.

Who is entitled to obtain this document?

Partners in a registered partnership

Who issues the document?

The registry office of the place of origin


CHF 40.00 (+ portage)

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