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Billag information

Hi,
I have moved recently to Switzerland and have a question about billag. How do I apply for this? The website does let you register new devices but the web account is not available in English. Do they have a local office or can I apply via post office?
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Old 22.06.2015, 20:31
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Re: Billag information

https://www.billag.ch/private/register/

Click "EN" towards the top right corner to change to English.

Edit: Sorry, I see what you mean. The actual registration form is only French and German.
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Old 23.06.2015, 06:53
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Re: Billag information

It does not take too much intelligence to fill in the registration form!
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https://www.billag.ch/private/register/

Click "EN" towards the top right corner to change to English.

Edit: Sorry, I see what you mean. The actual registration form is only French and German.
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It does not take too much intelligence to fill in the registration form!
It's Billag, you expect them to use clear language? Their 'business model' is obfuscation. They do not use clear language.

My recommendation to the OP is to start with French and then use Google Chrome to auto-translate it. I speak French, but I unwillingly got shoved into the German side where the translations are flat-out wrong. The French side seems to translate correctly.
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Old 23.06.2015, 11:20
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Re: Billag information

Billag is prepared to get emails for registration.

On the german version, click "Kontakt" in the top right corner to open the email form. Provide your email address, check "Anmelden", in "Mitteilung" give your address and what you need to register (radio only, or radio and tv), tell them you need conversation in english (or whichever language/s apply), perhaps a registration start date. Click "Senden" to submit. If they need any additional info they'll ask.
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Re: Billag information

OK folks.

Would anyone have a billag contact email to hand please? I'm not emotionally robust enough to phone the buggers again and despite mostly feeling quite interweb savvy, their website makes me all cold and sweaty.

Many thanks, as ever.
Rufus

Christ. That's what you get for trying to find the info while trapped under a toddler. Found it. Interestingly when I went to the contact form it said there was an upload named lettre sortie Castro 2016. And that's before I put any identifying features in. Madness.

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Re: Billag information

info@billag.ch
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OK folks.

Would anyone have a billag contact email to hand please? I'm not emotionally robust enough to phone the buggers again and despite mostly feeling quite interweb savvy, their website makes me all cold and sweaty.

Many thanks, as ever.
Rufus

Christ. That's what you get for trying to find the info while trapped under a toddler. Found it. Interestingly when I went to the contact form it said there was an upload named lettre sortie Castro 2016. And that's before I put any identifying features in. Madness.
Just relax and sit back.

Sooner or later they will approach you.

I have yet to hear of somebody being fined by Billag for not being proactive.
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Re: Billag information

We get at least one letter a week from Billag. I think they want a pen pal.
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What amogles said.

You don't have to look for them, they will find you
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Thanking you all.
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