Swiss residency for investors
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You can obtain Swiss residency by investing in a Swiss company even if you are less than 55 years old and not a EU citizen.

Typical client profiles
This is a very flexible program:

  • Actors, singers or sportsmen
  • People who are in the process of selling their company
  • Businessmen not active within Switzerland
  • Early retirement
  • People living from their own assets and who do not need to work. 

You need to invest at least half a million Swiss francs (convert in dollars) in a small to medium company of the canton where you will live. It is not enough to deposit the money in a Swiss bank or buy shares from a Swiss company quoted on the stock market. Your investment must bring economic added value for the area by fostering job creation. 

You will be expected to actually live in Switzerland most of the year, but there are exceptions possible if in good faith. It is not possible, however, to benefit from this system if you actually live most of your time in a different country and only come to Switzerland for the summer.

Finally, unless you are a famous artist, you do need to show some ties to Switzerland such as previous trips, Swiss friends, relatives living in Switzerland, etc...

Do not hesitate to contact us if you are not sure whether you would qualify.

You will obtain a B permit renewed every year. This will give you the right to live Switzerland with your family (wife and children), buy Swiss real estate for your own use, and pay taxes with the lump sum taxation system if you choose to. Hundreds of celebrities who could live anywhere have chosen Switzerland as their home. There are good reasons for this:

  • A friendly tax system
  • A very central location right in the center of Europe. In an hour you can be in France, Germany, Italy or the UK.
  • Probably the highest quality of life in the world
  • A great country to raise healthy, multilingual children
  • The highest personal safety in Europe
  • The best health care system in the world
  • The Swiss have a great respect for personal privacy and have no prejudice against wealthy people
  • Enjoy great political stability of Switzerland (no war since 1515)  
Our services
Our company offers a one-stop service for moving to Switzerland including all legal and fiscal requirements. Our service covers all applications for residency, negotiation of lump-sum taxation, insurances, VAT registration, Swiss taxes as well as practical needs such as housing, schools and much more.
  • Application for residence permits to the municipal, cantonal and federal authorities
  • Swiss taxes including negotiation of lump sum taxation and intercantonal comparison, tax rulings, double taxation treaties, etc...
  • We find reliable local Swiss companies for you to invest your funds safely
  • Help with selecting the canton that best matches your needs
  • Full assistance to locate houses and appartments
  • Assistance in importing your personal items, works of art, cars, pets or wine cellar
  • Swiss insurances (medical, house, car, etc...)
  • Relocation assistance for electricity, telephone, Internet access, a satellite dish, etc...

About us
The Micheloud family has been helping their clients move to Switzerland for over 35 years. We have a great experience in this line of business and offer a reliable, professional service. We work on the basis of reasonable fixed fees payable according to the progress made. You will know exactly how much our services are going to cost you before we start the process.More about us ...

Don't hesitate to contact us for a free consultation by calling us ++41 21 331 48 48

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