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Obtaining a life certificate

This procedure enables any person required, for whatever reason, to prove that they are alive to obtain a life certificate.

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When a person is required to prove that they are alive, for example to an insurance company in order to receive an annuity, they can obtain a life certificate regardless of their nationality.

Who is this procedure intended for?

This procedure is intended for Swiss citizens and foreign nationals, resident or not within the territory of the City of Geneva.

What is the fee?

CHF 5

Which documents must be presented?

You must be carrying proof of identity.

What to do?

You must visit the civil registry office in person; the contact details are shown below.

Contact

Service de l'état civil

37 Rue de la Mairie

1207

Genève

Suisse

Tél. +41224186650

Fax. +41224186651

Email

Service de l'état civil

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Article modifié le 21.01.2020 à 16:59