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Short-term residents from non-EU/EFTA States (L permit)
Conditions according to the Federal Act on Foreign Nationals (FNA)
General economic interest (Art. 18/19 FNA)
Limitation measurements (Art. 20 FNA)
Precedence (Art. 21 FNA)
Salary and employment conditions (Art. 22 FNA)
Personal requiremtns (Art. 23 FNA)
In general, short-term permits are valid for 12 month. They can be extended up to 24 month.
Application documents for short-term permits
Please apply using the electronic form. If you have not yet registered, please request a password by selecting “New registration”. If you wish to apply using the form use the Application for an entry permit or the application to take up/change employment.
Further application documents
For further documents please read our document "Explanatory Notes on Gainful Employment of Third-Country Nationals".
Application documents for extension
- Application form
- Employment contract
- Copy of short-term resident permit