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US subletters have wrong permit for Swiss Caution - alternatives?

Theoretically we have US subtenants for 5 months soon, but they discover that Swiss Caution won't accept them unless they have a Swiss guarantor. Does anybody know of something similar which would accept them? Or is paying a few months' cash upfront their only option?
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Old 28.10.2017, 11:52
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Theoretically we have US subtenants for 5 months soon, but they discover that Swiss Caution won't accept them unless they have a Swiss guarantor. Does anybody know of something similar which would accept them? Or is paying a few months' cash upfront their only option?
Ask your employer to be a guarantor for the money; some companies offer this but you have to normally ask.
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Old 28.10.2017, 11:53
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Ask your employer to be a guarantor for the money; some companies offer this but you have to normally ask.
I will suggest that to them! I think it's complicated, he is on loan to an NGO here so I don't know exactly the status of the employer, but it sounds like a good idea.
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Bank guarantee from their own bank
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Old 28.10.2017, 13:41
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Bank guarantee from their own bank
But Swiss Caution apparently insist that the guarantor is Swiss, so a US bank won't do. ' Swiss Caution requires a guarantor with Swiss Nationality or B, C, or F residence permits'
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Re: US subletters have wrong permit for Swiss Caution - alternatives?

If that's what they want then an NGO employer isn't going to make any difference since they'll have cartes de legitimation, not Swiss permits.
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