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Regular naturalisation in Switzerland takes place at three levels: You must apply for citizenship of the Confederation, the canton and the commune.
You will need to meet the following requirements in order to obtain Swiss citizenship:
|Confederation||Requirements are the same for all applicants.|
|Canton and commune||Requirements vary from one canton and commune to another: e.g. requirement to take a language or naturalisation test, etc.|
More detailed information on the various requirements can be found by clicking on the links below.
Special conditions apply to foreign spouses or registered partners as well as any children of a Swiss citizen who do not already have Swiss citizenship.