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Moving to Zug



General Information
The Immigration Office (Amt für Migration) in Zug is responsible for federal legalities concerning foreigners in the Canton of Zug. Relating to this, extensive public services are offered to foreign and domestic clients. The Immigration Office in Zug is responsible for the office for foreigners (Fremdenpolizei, for those who want to settle or work here (Einreise / Aufenthalt) and for persons seeking asylum(Asyl).

Amt für Migration Zug (Immigration Office Zug)
Verwaltungsgebäude 2
Aabachstrasse 1
Postfach 857
6301 Zug
Tel. +41 (0)41 728 50 50
Fax +41 (0)41 728 50 59
info.afm@zg.ch
www.zg.ch/immigration

Opening hours:
Monday 8:30 am to 11:45 am, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Tuesday to Friday 8:30 am to 11:45 am, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Moving to Zug / Registration
Individuals of a foreign nationality must register at the Immigration Office within eight days after their first arrival in Zug. Those moving from another canton to the canton of Zug, have to do the same. For the registration the following documents are needed:
  • Passport or identity card for nationals of an EU/EFTA Country
  • Assurance of residence permit if the employer is in another canton
  • 2 passport photos
  • Residence Permit for foreigners with confirmation of departure from the previously registered town or municipality
  • Proof of medical- and accident insurance

After the registration at the Immigration Office in Zug, the registration will be forwarded to the local Residentsí Registry Office. It is not necessary to show up personally at the Residentsí Registry Office.

Non-EU/EFTA nationals planning to move to Zug are advised to first make their application to the Immigration Office and only to move here once the residence permit has been issued.

Link German Website

Moving within the Canton of Zug / Moving Abroad
Moving within the canton must be officially confirmed by the termination of residence in the previous town at the local Residentsí Registry Office. In this case it is required to present ones residence Permit.

Contact:
Residentsí Registration Office Zug
Stadthaus am Kolinplatz
Postfach 1258
6301 Zug
Tel. +41 (0)41 728 22 00
Fax +41 (0)41 728 23 79
einwohnerkontrolle@stadtzug.ch

Link German Website

Moving to another Canton
Moving to another canton must officially be confirmed by the termination of residence in your previous town or municipality at the local Residentsí Registry Office. Non-EU/EFTA nationals planning to move to another canton are advised to first make their application to the responsible authorities in the new canton and move there, once the residence permit has been confirmed.

Contact:
Residentsí Registration Office Zug
Stadthaus am Kolinplatz
Postfach 1258
6301 Zug
Tel. +41 (0)41 728 22 00
Fax +41 (0)41 728 23 79
einwohnerkontrolle@stadtzug.ch

Link German Website