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Understanding Swiss taxes, the health insurance system or even how to find an apartment can be overwhelming for newcomers to Switzerland. Whether you plan to retire in Zug or get married in the Swiss Alps, find help navigating Swiss daily life here.

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Foreigner voting rights

Voting at a national level is reserved for those with Swiss citizenship who are at least 18. Some cantons allow foreigners to vote on local issues.

Birth and death

As in most other countries, Swiss authorities must be informed about births and deaths that happen in the country, regardless of citizenship. 

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