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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. 

Retiring to Switzerland

Low taxes, beautiful scenery, excellent health care: these are just a few of the reasons people come to Switzerland to retire.

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