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Are you planning your move or have you already moved? Authorize Swiss Post to forward your letters and parcel consignments for one year to your new address. To ensure you remain reachable throughout, ideally you should issue the order to us several weeks in advance, or no later than four working days before your move. 

  • Forwarding of post for a year (from CHF 30)
  • Forwarding to your destination addresses inside and outside Switzerland
  • Forwarding possible from the next working day (express order = CHF 10 surcharge)

Prices

Switzerland and Liechtenstein

The basic price includes the redirection of letters for 12 months for private customers (from 18 years of age) and business customers.

Basic prices

Internet
30.00
Branch
42.00

Surcharges

Additional person
+ 5.00
Express order
+ 10.00
Per forwarded parcel
+ 8.00

International

The basic price includes the redirection of letters for 12 months for private customers (from 18 years of age) and business customers.

Basic prices

Internet
90.00
Branch
102.00

Surcharges

Additional person
+ 5.00
Express order
+ 10.00

All prices in CHF (incl. VAT)

Additional services
Value-added services

Notify companies about a move
Notification of move

Free of charge
  • Notify insurance companies, banks, health insurers etc. about your new address, free of charge, with a few clicks
  • Participating businesses are notified directly by Swiss Post (incl. validity date = date of the move)
  • Don’t miss out on any mail − stay reachable for contractual partners
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FAQs

An order is suitable both for private customers and businesses that would like to receive without delay at their new address addressed postal items which have been sent to their old address due to a move.

Ideally, you should issue your order once you are certain of the time at which the order should take effect.If you issue us your order later than four working days prior to its intended start, please submit it no later than 11 p.m. We can only ensure the order takes effect on the following day if you comply with this deadline. Such an order would be an express order, surcharge: CHF 10.

If you do not yet have a login for swisspost.ch verified by mail, orders will require at least four days’ prior notice.

There are three options for issuing us with your forwarding order.

Issue the order online

You can place your order online at any time. To do so, you simply require a Swiss Post Customer Login verified by mail.

If you do not have a Swiss Post Customer Login and do not wish to register, the following two options for issuing an order are available to you:

Issue the order at the counter

You can place your order at the counter of your nearest Swiss Post branch. Please ensure you bring a valid ID with you.

Issue the order using a form

You will also find a solution in a branch with partner. On request, you can obtain the necessary forms to place your order. Please observe the notes when filling in, signing and sending back the form to us, and include a copy of your ID in the enclosed envelope.

The “Change of address with forwarding” order is valid for a period of one year. After this period has expired, consignments sent to the old address will be returned to the sender with a corresponding remark. If you want a longer or permanent redirection, please contact our Swiss Post Contact Center on +41 848 888 888 (CHF 0.08/min. from landline phones within Switzerland), or use the online form

Debt collection documents can only be forwarded within the debt collection district.

The following are generally excluded from forwarding:

  • Domestically and abroad: consignments with a poste restante or military address, Innight consignments to be delivered as part of general area delivery services, PromoPost consignments, as well as free newspapers and consignments from other delivery businesses.
  • Abroad: court documents, debt collection documents, parcels and consignments with military addresses.

Yes, addressed letter mail can be forwarded to foreign addresses. court documents, debt collection documents, parcels and consignments with military addresses.

Mail items with your old address are first sent to the corresponding branch postdelivery office. Based on your order, they will then be forwarded to the new address. Swiss Post requires one working day for forwarding this mail.

You can change or cancel your issued orders as follows:

Online

Order modification using Login Swiss Post

  • Up to 2 days prior to expiry
  • Login Swiss Post

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Contact form

Order modification using an online form

  • Up to 2 days prior to expiry
  • Private customers: copy of ID 
  • Business customers: copy of power of representation (commercial register excerpt etc.) and ID 

Go to the contact form

Branch

Order modification at the counter

  • Up to 2 days prior to expiry
  • Private customers: copy of ID
  • Business customers: copy of power of representation (commercial register excerpt etc.) and ID

Your closest branch

Telephone

Alternatively, you can modify or cancel your order by telephone up to two days prior to its expiry: +41 848 888 888 (CHF 0.08/min. from landline phones within Switzerland).

Register a move and arrange to have your mail forwarded

Are you planning your move or have you already moved? Authorize Swiss Post to forward your letters and parcels for one year to your new address. Stay reachable throughout your move.