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Who to notify after becoming Swiss

Is there a list anywhere of who a new citizen should notify after becoming Swiss. An ex-colleague was nationalised on 3 April and is asking me.

I canít really remember, but I mentioned the obvious ones. Control des autos for driving license and carte gris, banks, postfinance. Who am I missing, or even better - is there a list?
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Is there a list anywhere of who a new citizen should notify after becoming Swiss. An ex-colleague was nationalised on 3 April and is asking me.

I canít really remember, but I mentioned the obvious ones. Control des autos for driving license and carte gris, banks, postfinance. Who am I missing, or even better - is there a list?
I am looking for such a list too. Let's initiate it and hope it might become a Sticky

1. Employer
2. Bank(s)
3. Insurance(s) : Health, Liability, Household, Car etc.
4. Driving Authority *
5. Children's School *

*not too sure if they get automatically informed
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Re: Who to notify after becoming Swiss

Why would my liability and household insurers give a stuff about my nationality?
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Re: Who to notify after becoming Swiss

My insurance agent definitely said inform them when becoming Swiss, premiums will drop. At least that what he said compared to existing nationality, so probably true for most.
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Old 12.04.2019, 19:15
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Re: Who to notify after becoming Swiss

I can't recall notifying anyone.

(but this was 22 years ago)

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Why would my liability and household insurers give a stuff about my nationality?
I think it's the usual KYC sh*t. Apparently dual citizens might get away with it as information is still correct.
However, in my case I lost my original citizenship by virtue of taking up another, so kind of obliged to correct the KYC records with Insurances.
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Re: Who to notify after becoming Swiss

Your pillar 2 provider maybe as wellCheck your will as now Swiss law could apply
Any power of attorney that is linked to the law of your home country
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The SVP.
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