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Declaring an arrival in Geneva

This procedure enables Swiss nationals to notify the Cantonal Population and Migrations Bureau of their arrival in Geneva.

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⚠ Important information concerning the situation of the new coronavirus: the Civil Registry Office will only handle online requests for birth and death certificates relating to the period since 1 October 2019.
For any other urgent requests for documents and certificates, please send an e-mail to, justifying the urgent nature of the request.
More information on the measures taken by the City of Geneva


Citizens of the Confederation can contact the municipality in which they are resident. The civil registry office is responsible for the City of Geneva.

Foreign nationals or families in which not all members, parents and children, are Swiss must contact the Cantonal Population and Migrations Bureau.

Article modifié le 29.01.2020 à 15:20