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When you plan to get married you need answers to a host of questions: What administrative steps do I need to take to prepare for the wedding, what are the legal consequences of marriage for my property and debts, do I have to change my name and what are the consequences of marriage for my foreign husband/wife? Will I need to update my identity documents and can I take time off work for the wedding?
What you have to do to get married: marriage requirements, the marriage preparation procedure and what happens in a civil wedding ceremony.
Documents required to get married abroad and how to get your marriage recognised in Switzerland.
How much time are you allowed off work when you get married?
Everything you need to know about the new legal provisions on names.
When you change your name through marriage, you have to renew certain documents. Here’s how to apply for a new passport or identity card.
What happens when a Swiss citizen marries a foreign national? What are the consequences for your citizenship application?
What are the consequences of getting married? How does marriage affect your tax category, nationality, children and inheritance?
What does marriage mean for your property and debts? Everything you need to know about separate estates, shared estate and contributions to jointly acquired property.