Insurance in Switzerland Everything you need to know

In Switzerland, health insurance is required by law. Third-party liability insurance is generally required, and household contents insurance is important when renting a property.

Other typical insurance policy types are travel, bicycle, pet, domestic staff, car, and breakdown coverage. Need help?

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Expat Pensions Workshop:
Third pillar private pension system

Join the Expat Pensions Workshop on the 08 November 2018 - 18:30 (please arrive at 18:15) - at Henric Petri-Strasse 9, 4010 Basel.

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Get important information on the third pillar private pension system.

The event is hosted by Hello Switzerland and pensions specialists from Helvetia and BDO. A short presentation by an expert will be followed by a convivial networking apéro where you can ask questions.

Price: CHF 20. Will be collected at the workshop.


Step By Step: Insurance

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Mandatory health insurance

Hello Switzerland's Step-By-Step guide to understanding the Swiss healthcare insurance system and getting a policy.

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Third party liability & household contents insurance

Step guide to this insurance policy which is almost always required before you are able to rent a house or apartment in Switzerland.

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Other types of insurance

Step guide to car insurance, motorbike insurance, bicycle insurance, pet insurance, travel insurance, home staff insurance...

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