Question: When can you marry a Swiss citizen?

The following persons can apply for simplified naturalisation: the husband or wife of a Swiss citizen. They must have lived for a total of five years in Switzerland, have spent the year prior to submitting the application in Switzerland and must have been married to and living with the Swiss citizen for three years;.

Does marrying a Swiss citizen give you citizenship?

A person married to a Swiss citizen may apply for Swiss citizenship by facilitated naturalisation after living in Switzerland for five years and having been married for at least three years. No language test is required, but one must show the following: no danger to Switzerlands internal or external security.

How can I get Swiss nationality by marriage?

You must have resided in Switzerland for five years (this includes the year immediately prior to making your application for citizenship) You must have been married to your Swiss partner for a minimum of three years. You must have sufficient proficiency in the applicable Swiss national language in your canton.

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