Work & residence permits for foreign nationals
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Switzerland does not use the term ‘work permit’ in its traditional sense. The permit is a combination
of both residence and work permits, entitling the holder to live in a particular Canton and work for a
specified employer. Swiss law provides for a number of entry permits.
Short-term residents are foreign nationals, who reside in Switzerland for a limited
period of time, usually less than a year, for a certain purpose, as a rule, with gainful employment.
Foreign nationals may obtain this permit provided that they are in possession of an employment contract
valid from three up to twelve months.
Permit B (resident foreign nationals)
foreign nationals are foreign nationals who reside in Switzerland for one year or longer period of time,
for a certain purpose, with or without gainful employment.
Swiss B Permits are normally issued to employees of Swiss companies (and their family members) and
students at all levels. In such cases, B Permits are valid for one year and is regularly extended.
Documents for application for a Work Permit
Permit C (settled foreign nationals)
foreign nationals are foreign nationals, who have been granted a settlement permit after ten years’ residence
in Switzerland on a B Permit (or 5 years for citizens of EU/EFTA member countries).
This permit grants the holder the broadest rights, which are more or less equal to those of citizens of the country:
the free choice of work and place of residence in Switzerland, the option to receive social assistance and pension,
You can count on MB GROUP when it comes to relocating to Switzerland and applying for job in
Swiss company. We are here to help you enjoy living in Switzerland and getting the most from our experience and
cost-effective assistance in placement procedure in our wonderful country.