Read about Swiss insurance policies Being well insured is vital

What types of insurance are mandatory in Switzerland? Which other policies are not mandatory but are essential for comprehensive insurance cover?

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?

Find out everything you need to know about insurance in Switzerland.


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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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