Would you pass a Swiss citizenship test?
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Would you pass a Swiss citizenship test?

Becoming a Swiss citizen requires you to take a test. Here's a chance to see whether you would pass.

‘A feeling of belonging’: What it’s like to become Swiss
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‘A feeling of belonging’: What it’s like to become Swiss

EXPLAINED: What’s the difference between permanent residence and Swiss citizenship?
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EXPLAINED: What’s the difference between permanent residence and Swiss citizenship?

EXPLAINED: How to prove you are a resident in Switzerland
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EXPLAINED: How to prove you are a resident in Switzerland

Which Swiss cantons have the strictest citizenship requirements?
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Which Swiss cantons have the strictest citizenship requirements?

Reader question: What should I do if I lose my Swiss residency permit?
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Reader question: What should I do if I lose my Swiss residency permit?

EXPLAINED: How to get a visa to retire in Switzerland
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EXPLAINED: How to get a visa to retire in Switzerland

Have your say: Tell us about getting citizenship in Switzerland
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Have your say: Tell us about getting citizenship in Switzerland

Why freedom of movement a ‘sticking point’ in Swiss-EU talks
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Why freedom of movement a ‘sticking point’ in Swiss-EU talks

Naturalisation through marriage: How your partner can obtain Swiss citizenship
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Naturalisation through marriage: How your partner can obtain Swiss citizenship

EXPLAINED: Why ‘simplified’ Swiss naturalisation is actually not that simple
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EXPLAINED: Why ‘simplified’ Swiss naturalisation is actually not that simple

I thought I was Swiss? How being mistaken as a national can put you on the road to citizenship
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I thought I was Swiss? How being mistaken as a national can put you on the road to citizenship

Reader question: What does being ‘successfully integrated’ in Switzerland mean?
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Reader question: What does being ‘successfully integrated’ in Switzerland mean?

Will Swiss-born foreigners be granted automatic citizenship?
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Will Swiss-born foreigners be granted automatic citizenship?

How much does it cost to become a Swiss citizen?
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How much does it cost to become a Swiss citizen?

How to apply for Swiss citizenship: An essential guide
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How to apply for Swiss citizenship: An essential guide

EXPLAINED: Why a Swiss woman is being stripped of her citizenship
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EXPLAINED: Why a Swiss woman is being stripped of her citizenship

EXPLAINED: Why do US citizens in Switzerland give up their American passports?
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EXPLAINED: Why do US citizens in Switzerland give up their American passports?

Swiss-born man sent to country he doesn’t know
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Swiss-born man sent to country he doesn’t know

Immigrants swell to third of Swiss population
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Immigrants swell to third of Swiss population

Bern signs tax disclosure agreement with US
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Bern signs tax disclosure agreement with US

US citizenship turns onerous for expats
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US citizenship turns onerous for expats

Zurich resident Tina Turner becomes Swiss
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Zurich resident Tina Turner becomes Swiss

Migrant group slams citizenship changes
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Migrant group slams citizenship changes

Am I eligible for Swiss citizenship?
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Am I eligible for Swiss citizenship?

Swiss leaders warn migration initiative would ‘end free movement’ and ‘threaten economic prosperity’
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Swiss leaders warn migration initiative would ‘end free movement’ and ‘threaten economic prosperity’

How have Switzerland’s tougher language requirements for work permits affected foreign citizens?
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How have Switzerland’s tougher language requirements for work permits affected foreign citizens?

EXPLAINED: All you need to know about dual nationals in Switzerland
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EXPLAINED: All you need to know about dual nationals in Switzerland

How an Italian man’s lack of zoo animal knowledge cost him Swiss citizenship
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How an Italian man’s lack of zoo animal knowledge cost him Swiss citizenship

Work permits: Switzerland introduces new rules for language proficiency certificates
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Work permits: Switzerland introduces new rules for language proficiency certificates

Would you pass Switzerland’s citizenship exam?
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Would you pass Switzerland’s citizenship exam?

Why getting Swiss citizenship can be worth up to 10,000 francs per year
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Why getting Swiss citizenship can be worth up to 10,000 francs per year

How employers and landlords in Switzerland ‘discriminate against Swiss citizens of immigrant origin’
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How employers and landlords in Switzerland ‘discriminate against Swiss citizens of immigrant origin’

Too poor: Swiss-born woman who lost citizenship through marriage must leave country
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Too poor: Swiss-born woman who lost citizenship through marriage must leave country

Woman refused Swiss citizenship after responding ‘uh’ over 200 times in interview
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Woman refused Swiss citizenship after responding ‘uh’ over 200 times in interview

Where in Switzerland your citizenship application will cost you the most
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Where in Switzerland your citizenship application will cost you the most

In citizenship cases, Swiss direct democracy shows its cracks
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In citizenship cases, Swiss direct democracy shows its cracks

Brexit: What Brits in Switzerland make of the rights agreement with the UK
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Brexit: What Brits in Switzerland make of the rights agreement with the UK

Just 1,000 third-generation foreigners apply for Swiss passport under easier citizenship rules
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Just 1,000 third-generation foreigners apply for Swiss passport under easier citizenship rules

Call for Swiss MPs and senators to disclose dual nationality
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Call for Swiss MPs and senators to disclose dual nationality

The Swiss stories that made international headlines in 2018
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The Swiss stories that made international headlines in 2018

The huge foreigner-sized hole in Swiss democracy
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The huge foreigner-sized hole in Swiss democracy

Only in Switzerland: Relive the 10 most Swiss stories of 2018
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Only in Switzerland: Relive the 10 most Swiss stories of 2018

Swiss citizenship fees vary widely across country: report
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Swiss citizenship fees vary widely across country: report

One in six people living in Switzerland now a dual national
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One in six people living in Switzerland now a dual national

Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake refusal
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Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake refusal

Are new language tests putting people off applying for Swiss citizenship?
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Are new language tests putting people off applying for Swiss citizenship?

Increasingly international: number of Swiss dual nationals soars
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Increasingly international: number of Swiss dual nationals soars

Raclette affair: Swiss town defends decision to deny Brit citizenship
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Raclette affair: Swiss town defends decision to deny Brit citizenship

Brit denied Swiss citizenship after ‘failing raclette question’
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Brit denied Swiss citizenship after ‘failing raclette question’

Switzerland has fifth ‘most powerful’ passport in the world
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Switzerland has fifth ‘most powerful’ passport in the world

Big drop registered in number of foreigners receiving Swiss citizenship
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Big drop registered in number of foreigners receiving Swiss citizenship

Dutch anti-cowbell campaigner finally handed Swiss citizenship
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Dutch anti-cowbell campaigner finally handed Swiss citizenship

Swiss-born Italian finally granted citizenship – but not his wife
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Swiss-born Italian finally granted citizenship – but not his wife

Survey: Switzerland is still the ‘best country’ in the world
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Survey: Switzerland is still the ‘best country’ in the world

Third gen foreigners can become Swiss more easily from February
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Third gen foreigners can become Swiss more easily from February

Becoming Swiss will be harder in 2018
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Becoming Swiss will be harder in 2018

Swiss parliament rejects bill calling for ban on dual nationals in government
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Swiss parliament rejects bill calling for ban on dual nationals in government

Thurgau steps up language requirements for foreigners seeking Swiss citizenship
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Thurgau steps up language requirements for foreigners seeking Swiss citizenship

More than a third of adults in Switzerland have immigrant roots
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More than a third of adults in Switzerland have immigrant roots

Dutch anti-cowbell campaigner wins battle for Swiss citizenship
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Dutch anti-cowbell campaigner wins battle for Swiss citizenship

Swiss approve easier nationalization process for 3rd gen immigrants
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Swiss approve easier nationalization process for 3rd gen immigrants

Switzerland votes on citizenship measure after anti-Muslim campaign
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Switzerland votes on citizenship measure after anti-Muslim campaign

Will the Swiss back simpler naturalization for 3rd gen immigrants?
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Will the Swiss back simpler naturalization for 3rd gen immigrants?

Swiss MP: foreigners ‘should renounce citizenship to become Swiss’
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Swiss MP: foreigners ‘should renounce citizenship to become Swiss’

‘Unfair’ burqa posters shake up Swiss naturalization debate
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‘Unfair’ burqa posters shake up Swiss naturalization debate

‘Annoying’ anti-cowbell campaigner denied Swiss passport
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‘Annoying’ anti-cowbell campaigner denied Swiss passport

Swiss to vote on passport rules for 3rd gen foreigners
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Swiss to vote on passport rules for 3rd gen foreigners

Bern argues over passports for 3rd generation foreigners
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Bern argues over passports for 3rd generation foreigners

Report: Swiss citizenship rules leave some stateless
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Report: Swiss citizenship rules leave some stateless

Eastern European names ‘banned’ by Swiss bureaucrats
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Eastern European names ‘banned’ by Swiss bureaucrats

Sweatpant-wearing family denied Swiss passports
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Sweatpant-wearing family denied Swiss passports

Anti-immigrant climate sparks citizenship rush
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Anti-immigrant climate sparks citizenship rush

Swiss back shared migrant responsibility
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Swiss back shared migrant responsibility

Ranking downgrades Swiss passport’s ‘power’
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Ranking downgrades Swiss passport’s ‘power’

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Refugees get ‘priority over foreigners’ for jobs

Longtime US expat gives up citizenship quest
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Longtime US expat gives up citizenship quest

Expat dilemma: to be or not to be a Swiss citizen
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Expat dilemma: to be or not to be a Swiss citizen

Eritrean refugees find shelter at Swiss abbey
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Eritrean refugees find shelter at Swiss abbey

Expat disputes ‘unjust’ citizenship rejection
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Expat disputes ‘unjust’ citizenship rejection

American national denied Swiss citizenship after 39 years
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American national denied Swiss citizenship after 39 years

Swiss-Americans ditch US passports
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Swiss-Americans ditch US passports

Ex-White House hopeful in Swiss passport U-turn
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Ex-White House hopeful in Swiss passport U-turn

Michele Bachmann takes Swiss citizenship
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Michele Bachmann takes Swiss citizenship