Legal Expat’s primary mission is to offer to the expatriate community living and working in Switzerland quality content with practical and useful information regarding the various issues you may face as an expat in Switzerland. Such information is provided by lawyers registered at the Geneva Bar and immigration law specialists.

Legal Expat also offers a monthly newsletter to subscribers, which reviews Swiss legal news of interest to expatriates.

Legal Expat Consultation Desk

Legal Expat offers legal consultations open to anyone regarding immigration law issues. We offer consultations for a competitive flat fee of CHF 300.-. Our fees include a full review of your situation and a meeting in person or by zoom.

Consultations are given by immigration specialists and typically cover the following issues:

  • Applying for Swiss work and residence permits (B, L, G, Ci)
  • Retiring in Switzerland
  • Family reunification
  • Studying in Switzerland
  • Divorcing and maintaining your permit
  • Fast-tracked C permit (after 5 years of residence)
  • Swiss naturalization

In the case of additional assistance, the activity is charged on an hourly rate basis.


DeliverPermit is an online solution developed by Legal Expat allowing the optimization of Swiss permits applications by saving you time and money.

Need Court support ?

Our immigration specialists are able to assist you, should you be facing a negative decision from cantonal authorities and wish to appeal it. We also have a network of correspondents who can represent you in Swiss-German jurisdictions.