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Well, that depend on the person, I won't live on Aarau, but there are others like Zurich or Bern that are quite attractive to me. Also I lived in Laussanne for one month in 2008. Also I like Germany, Austria... more than France, Luxemburg, Monaco...
Also in Spain German is much more attractive to the companies.
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Old 19.01.2012, 17:40
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My family come from a German speaking canton, also I suppose you don't believe me but I want to work as fast as possible, German is the best language to do so, from my point of view.
Why wouldn't I believe you? Personally, I couldn't stand not working, so why would you be any different?
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Old 19.01.2012, 18:28
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Did you read what I said? Permit for me and for him too given that he's spaniard.
No, to the Swiss he is only Swiss, no permit required or available.

However, how old is OP? Less than 28 and he will have to do military (good for his German)

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Old 19.01.2012, 18:36
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No, to the Swiss he is only Swiss, no permit required or available.

However, how old is OP? Less than 28 qnd he will have to do military (good for his German)

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Is he paid in the military??
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Old 19.01.2012, 18:38
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Is he paid in the military??
They'd house him, too.
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Old 19.01.2012, 18:44
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Is he paid in the military??
Yes, but going in unemployed, it may as well not be.

Amazing amount of resentment and misinformation going on in this thread... Sorry if you don't like it, but yes the Swiss do have a heritage law.

As such, though he's an idiot for going Schwartzarbeiter, he does have a right to be here and does have the right to claim support; however unfair you may find it.
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Why wouldn't I believe you? Personally, I couldn't stand not working, so why would you be any different?
haha, believe what you want!
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Is he paid in the military??
I tried the military, they answer me I had to pay
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Old 19.01.2012, 20:02
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haha, believe what you want!
What? At no point did I indicate I thought you wanted to sponge off the state...

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I tried the military, they answer me I had to pay
You have to pay if you don't do military service, I believe. Not really my area of expertise, but that's the impression I get from speaking to young Swiss men.
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Old 19.01.2012, 21:05
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I tried the military, they answer me I had to pay
There used to folks trying to get out of military service, there's a tax for these guys. Tell them you want to get in. Free German or French classes (albeit in a shouty tone ), free housing and free food.
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Re: No german, no work

hahaha, this thread is a classic example of trying to figure out anything in Switzerland (and I say this in an amusing tone).

Ask 10 people, get 10 different answers...

or

Ask 10 people, and they all don't know.

haha.

When my wife got here (a swiss citizen, born here with a swiss passport), she needed an address to register with the local Canton.

International schools are needing subs if you are certified. I got a contract after a one hour interview (in Basel). Who knows when they'll need me though.

And I head to Ikea next Tuesday for a 'practice/test' day I suppose. My wife was hired on before my interview.

Meet people, be friendly, get a job. I don't know how important this is. The interview didn't get you the job... it was the friend who helped you out.
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Old 19.01.2012, 21:21
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When my wife got here (a swiss citizen, born here with a swiss passport), she needed an address to register with the local Canton.
Yes. Swiss citizens need to give an address. They do not need to provide a rental contract/ proof of domicile. Foreigner do need to provide proof of address when they are registering for their permit.
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Old 19.01.2012, 21:25
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Re: No german, no work

Gotcha.

I love the uncertainty in Switzerland. It's adventurous. This morning I got on the wrong train and I had to be in Basel by 11:00. I made it but not without that 'adventurous' feeling in my stomach. haha.

It drives my wife crazy.

Anyone else like this? A Dr.Jekyl/Mr.Hyde combo
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Old 19.01.2012, 21:29
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Nice to have them? The Health insurance is mandatory, trust me.
And if you are from somewhere that doesn't have portable national health care or insurance like the USA the Swiss government requires you to submit proof in writing that you are covered by your Insurance company and that they will pay in Switzerland. Fortunately, my wife's company took care of that issue but we still had to submit proof.
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Gotcha.

I love the uncertainty in Switzerland. It's adventurous. This morning I got on the wrong train and I had to be in Basel by 11:00. I made it but not without that 'adventurous' feeling in my stomach. haha.

It drives my wife crazy.

Anyone else like this? A Dr.Jekyl/Mr.Hyde combo
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Interesting, because the Swiss would say that there is nothing uncertain about their country unless you don't know the rules. And then it is your fault.

Trust me on this one. I spent almost the whole first year trying to figure out the rules and that was with an agency telling me quite a bit of what I should be doing.

Still, it does grow on one.
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El Nota, I hope you run out of money so that you can't make it to Switzerland to sponge off the Swiss government.
You freely admit that you don't want to work and just want to get "free money" from the CH taxpayer, when there are deserving Swiss citizens who genuinely need the assistance. It is people like you that game the system that make it harder for society -- you are completely despicable.
...and he even thanked you for this "useful post"
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Yes. Swiss citizens need to give an address. They do not need to provide a rental contract/ proof of domicile.
Indeed, when my wife moved in with me (before we got married), I just had to give a brief note to the commune stating that she was staying at my place.

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...and he even thanked you for this "useful post"
Yeah, I caught that too.
Maybe the English isn't quite up to speed???
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Re: No german, no work

I have a quick question. Did "el_nota" specify their sex in another thread? When I read their opening post, I assumed that the OP was female since they explained that they were looking for a job as an au pair or a nanny.
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I have a quick question. Did "el_nota" specify their sex in another thread? When I read their opening post, I assumed that the OP was female since they explained that they were looking for a job as an au pair or a nanny.
Yes, it's confusing, I wondered that myself. Judging by his first post, I thought he was a she, but the name implies he is male (el in Spanish is the masculine singular form of the). No idea.
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