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How to register with the canton

Hi everyone
Good news I got my B permit approved!
Coming in mid July

2 questions
1) for the criminal records check to be provided for registration at canton. can it be in english or do i need an official french translation? can it be dated from February?

2) to register my address - will an airbnb reservation for 1.5 months without letter from landlord or his ID be ok?

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Old 01.07.2020, 19:25
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Congrats!

For the AirBnB check with the canton authorities because some cantons won't accept these type of bookings for registration purposes.
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for the criminal records check to be provided for registration at canton. can it be in english or do i need an official french translation? can it be dated from February?
Mine was in English back in the day and it was accepted. You can always double-check with the canton to be sure. Also dated from February should be okay, because that's less than 6 months ago if you arrive in July.
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Mine was in English back in the day and it was accepted. You can always double-check with the canton to be sure. Also dated from February should be okay, because that's less than 6 months ago if you arrive in July.
I suspect if it is a long list of crimes committed they could want a legal translation. But if it only says that you are a saint, the English version should suffice.
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I suspect if it is a long list of crimes committed they could want a legal translation. But if it only says that you are a saint, the English version should suffice.
Good point.
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Re: How to register with the canton

Hi cranewings,

May I know how long it took them to approve your B permit? When did your company apply for your permit?

The University HR applied for my B permit on June 12 and I recently submitted my Type D visa for entry on June 16 at the Swiss Embassy in London and they told me it could take up to 3 months

Although the Embassy told me 6 weeks is the minimum processing time I am looking at but it could be much longer.

Goodluck on your upcoming move!

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