Genève pratique

Practical Geneva


Jobs & Ci Permit

The information below is intended primarily for the spouses of members of Permanent Missions and international civil servants, as well as their children, who can access the Swiss labor market thanks to a Ci permit.

For the conditions of access to the Swiss labor market, please consult the «Practical Manual of the regime of privileges and immunities and other facilities - Members of family» on the website of the Swiss Mission to the UNOG:

For further information and advice, you can also consult:

Job Search

You will find job vacancies on various internet platforms:

The «Jobs» portal of the «Office Cantonale de l'Emploi» (OCE) offers quick and direct access to thousands of online jobs in Geneva or in French-speaking Switzerland, which can be offered by:

Careers in International Geneva

Job vacancies in international organisations are available directly on their websites. For more information see:





provide answers, ideas, and especially support for spouses affected by “Ci” permit issues and those who help and guide them.

Efficient search for a job in Geneva
Advice from the Geneva Cantonal Employment Office (in French)

Labour conditions
Regulations pertaining to persons recruited locally by foreign States for employment in their permanent mission

Swiss Labour law
Concerning employees of the International Geneva

Recognition of Swiss and foreign academic diplomas
Section «Universities» for information and advice