Bank account

Opening a Swiss bank account 

Your Swiss employer will presumably want to pay your wages directly to a bank account. It is advisable to open a bank or postal account in Switzerland.

To do this, you will need a copy of your ID and a copy of your residence permit.

Accounts for students 

For foreign students in Switzerland, it may be worth opening a Swiss bank account in order to save the fees incurred with a foreign bank. 

Make an appointment with our partner Credit Suisse to get a consultation on your bank matters. You will normally get a bank account free of charge and with no obligation.

Our partner 

Credit Suisse is's financial partner. If you order the documents for your residence permit through you will benefit from special conditions. Just select Credit Suisse as a partner in the order process.