Yellow Identification
Certified copy of ID in your branch

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With the “Yellow Identification” service, we issue you with a certified copy of your ID in our self-operated branches. This service is primarily intended for customers who want to open a business relationship with a financial institution.

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For whom and preconditions

This service is only provided in self-operated branches.

Here’s how it works

  1. 1

    Request a certification of authenticity of your ID in your nearest branch.

  2. 2

    The Swiss Post employee checks the ID, makes a copy and, once verified, stamps it with “Original document seen by” (surname, first name and signature of the Swiss Post employee) and the branch’s date stamp.

  3. 3

    You receive the physical confirmation immediately.

Proof of identity accepted

  • Passport 
  • Identity card
  • Valid foreigners’ residence permit for Switzerland or the Principality of Liechtenstein
  • Driver’s licence (no provisional licence)
  • Diplomat’s passport
  • Travel documents for refugees or foreigners
  • Valid identity card from the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA)


The “Yellow Identification” service costs CHF 25.00 (incl. VAT).

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