As a Swiss national living abroad, you can also become a member of the Cooperative Society Solidarity Fund for Swiss Nationals Abroad, or  “Soliswiss”. It was founded in 1958 with the aim of protecting the livelihoods of expatriate Swiss nationals.

Soliswiss members benefit from the following:

  • Free access to Soliswiss. Compensation in the event of loss of livelihood due to nationalisation, expropriation, war, terrorism, civil unrest etc.
  • Soliswiss SA. Independent advisor and referral service for health insurance, life assurance, pension plans and asset management in Switzerland.

For more information and membership conditions, please go to the Soliswiss website:


Last update 09.06.2023


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The Helpline FDFA deals as central contact point with matters relating to consular services.

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