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? Simply contact Hello Switzerland's Relocation Helpline.

Expat Insurance Workshop

Join the Expat Insurance Workshop on the 21 June 2018 - 18:30 (please arrive at 18:15) - at Henric Petri-Strasse 9, 4010 Basel.

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Get important information on all aspects related to purchasing and financing your home.

Hosted by Hello Switzerland and insurance specialists from Helvetia, you will learn the financial basics of what it means to own a home in Switzerland. A short presentation by an expert will be followed by a convivial networking apéro where you can ask questions.

Price: CHF 20. Will be invoiced by Hello Switzerland after registration.


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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