Switzerland residency

One of the most developed countries in the world, Switzerland also a very high standard of living, a well developed social security system and a renowned health care program. It has an extremely competitive business environment and is also investor-friendly. Switzerland also has a well-developed Banking system that attracts visitors and investors from across the globe.

Switzerland residency


Among the different categories of a Residence permit in Switzerland, there is a distinction between the European Free Trade Association citizens (EU/EFTA citizens) and other foreign persons (non-EU/EFTA citizens). This is a result of the agreements between Switzerland and EU states enabling their residents, the right to reside in their respective areas subject to obtaining gainful employment.

Citizens from outside the EU/EFTA zone may apply for a Residence permit based on the following criteria

  • Obtaining employment in Switzerland and compliance with the quota system.
  • Retirees with a Pre-existing close connection with Switzerland.
  • Other persons who although not employed in Switzerland but pay a considerable amount of annual taxes in Switzerland.

A Swiss Permanent Resident can travel Visa-Free throughout the Schengen Zone and also enjoy a favorable tax regime, not to mention a high living standard and security of residence.
Owing to the strict documentation requirements and customized application requirements, we request you to contact Empire immediately for a hassle-free and smooth experience.