Extract from the criminal records and debt collection register
Simply ask for your official extract in your nearest branch

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Do you require an extract from the criminal records and debt collection register? Thanks to the cooperation between Swiss Post and the relevant authorities, you can order your official extract directly in your nearest branch. Ordering it electronically through Swiss Post ensures that the relevant authorities can process the increasingly frequent demands for extracts efficiently and securely.

Important information

Criminal records extract

You can order both private and special private extracts, if desired together with an attestation from the Swiss Federal Chancellery. Each person can only request a private or special private extract concerning themselves.

Extract from the debt collection register

Self-declarations are only possible for the home address in the municipality of your branch (e.g. no secondary residence or weekday address).

Data protection

Swiss Post uses your application data for information purposes only for forwarding to the relevant authorities. The extract request and any other personal data relating to the request will be deleted once the request for information has been completed.

Here’s how it works


Request an extract from the criminal records and/or debt collection register in your nearest branch.


The Swiss Post employee checks and scans your proof of identity and creates a request which you will be asked to check. You check the information and certify that it is correct by signing. The Swiss Post employee will then scan the signed request and forward it to the relevant authorities.


The extract will be sent to you by post within a few working days.

Prices for services from public authorities

Criminal records extract

Private and special private extracts.

Basic service

CHF 20.00


+ CHF 20.00

Extract from the debt collection register

Self-declaration for the home address.


Basic service

CHF 35.00

Prices in CHF incl. VAT

Who is this service for? Preconditions

This service is only provided in self-operated branches and can only be used by private individuals.

We accept the following forms of proof of identity:

  • Passport (only Swiss passport for an extract from the debt collection register)
  • Identity card
  • Valid residency permit (foreigners’ residence permit) for Switzerland or the Principality of Liechtenstein

Location of your nearest branch