To register a death abroad in the Swiss civil status register (Infostar), the documents listed on this webpage are to be submitted to the Swiss representation competent for the country where the death occurred.

In the case of a death in Switzerland the family of the deceased, if registered with a Swiss representation abroad, are under an obligation to report the death. This requires submitting the following document:

  • a copy of the deceased’s death certificate

There is no fee for the registration in question.

Detailed information can be found on the German, French and Italian page.