Swiss Insurance: Required and recommended Guidance for international people

Partner of choice: Helvetia

  • Health insurance is mandatory in Switzerland and you are liable to pay it from day 1.
  • Residential accommodation can often only be rented once you hold a Swiss third-party liability insurance. Home contents insurance policy goes together and is recommended.
  • Further optional insurance is highly recommended in Switzerland. Examples are Legal Protection, Travel Insurance or Pet Insurance.

Being well insured in Switzerland is vital, given the high cost of living and the numerous rules and regulations.

Find out how we can help you get the best coverage for your money, and what types of insurance you will really need.

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About Helvetia

Helvetia is a top Swiss insurer, established in 1858, with 80 agencies throughout Switzerland. At present, Helvetia provides reliable coverage for nearly 1.3 million residents in Switzerland.


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