Leaving in a private capacity
Optional insurance when leaving the country in a private capacity
Persons moving abroad in a private capacity for work or study, or who leave Switzerland for any other reason, can continue to contribute and retain AVS insurance coverage by taking out an optional insurance. They must submit a written request for an optional insurance to the Swiss Embassy or Consulate in the host country. This must be done not later than 12 months after the day of departure from Switzerland.
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Optional insurance request : please contact the Swiss compensation Office SCO or the Swiss embassy/consulate in the host country.