Ordering civil status documents

This webpage shows how and where to order an extract from the Swiss civil status register (Infostar) concerning yourself.

Civil status documents that can be ordered through the intermediary of the Swiss representation

Advance payment in CHF

 

 

Certificate of origin 75.00
Marriage certificate 75.00
Birth certificate 75.00
Death certificate 75.00
Family certificate  95.00
Individual civil status document, 1 person 75.00
Individual civil status document, 2 persons of the same family 105.00
Individual civil status document, 3 persons of the same family 135.00

  • You must order the civil status document required through the intermediary of the Swiss representation responsible for your place of domicile abroad, paying an advance on the cost.

Civil status documents that can be ordered through the intermediary of the Swiss representation

  • Certificate of origin
  • Marriage certificate    
  • Birth certificate    
  • Death certificate    
  • Family certificate    
  • Individual civil status document, 1 person    
  • Individual civil status document, 2 persons of the same family
  • Individual civil status document, 3 persons of the same family 

Once the total sum due has been calculated the difference will be billed to you or reimbursed

It will generally require at least 30 working days, depending on the  registry office involved, before the order can be filed through the intermediary of the competent Swiss representation.

The Swiss representation reserves the right to adapt the amounts at any time in relation to exchange rate fluctuations.

Documents issued by a Swiss authority normally require diplomatic or consular legalisation or legalisation by apostille prior to their submission to a foreign authority. You will find information on legalisation under the heading Legalisations.