Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Help & tips > Permits/visas/government  
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 20.02.2020, 16:10
Join Date: Feb 2020
Location: Zurich
Posts: 5
Groaned at 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
weltreisender has no particular reputation at present
Family Reunification

Hello Community!

I am new to the forum, and the information here has been really helpful.

Now I am moving to Switzerland (really looking forward to a long-term stay and integration) and have a few questions. Me and my spouse are both Non-EU. My spouse has been working in CH under an L permit which will expire in July (18-month contract). I recently got my work visa approved with a permanent contract and I'm moving in April. We are both highly qualified professionals.

1. Which is the earliest we can apply for family reunification (taking into account that we already signed the contract for our apartment and its valid from 1st of March)?:..Since April? From now? Or until I get the physical residence card? Or after my 3-month “Probezeit”?

2. Which is the earliest you can register with the Kreisburo?

3. If you are waiting for a permit decision, how long (if possible) can you legally stay in Switzerland after your permit has expired?

4. Is it possible to have 2 primary permits in a family, if both go through the non-eu process? Are there any advantages on family reunification compared to two primaries?

5. If my spouse finds a job with a permanent contract before we apply for family reunification, is it worth applying for a permit through the standard non-eu process?

We are trying to find answers with the authorities but any thoughts/experiences will be highly appreciated.
Reply With Quote

family reunification, permit b, permit l

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
family reunification bkovcin Permits/visas/government 9 03.03.2020 17:10
UK citizen, Family reunification - family members non-EU cstna Permits/visas/government 7 24.03.2018 21:35
Family Reunification after 25 GodWilling Permits/visas/government 5 03.05.2015 20:29
Family Reunification anandsundar2015 Permits/visas/government 3 29.05.2013 09:00
EEA Family Permit / Family Reunification JulieM71 Permits/visas/government 5 04.09.2010 16:09

All times are GMT +2. The time now is 21:32.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0