Practical Geneva

Practical information for internationals living in Geneva.

Employment & Ci permit:

Employment & Permit Ci

The information below is primarily intended 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.

To find out about the conditions of access to the Swiss labor market, read the ” Practical manual for the application of the regime of privileges and immunities and other facilities – Family member ” on the website of the Swiss Mission to the UN.

For more information and advice, you can consult :

You will find job advertisements on various internet platforms :

The “Jobs” portal of the Geneva Cantonal Employment Office (OCE) offers quick and direct access to thousands of online jobs in Geneva or in French-speaking Switzerland :

Job offers from international organizations are available directly on their websites. For more information, see :

Employment for spouses or partners

How to make your job search successful (presentations in English). In collaboration with UN Geneva, Michael Page, International Dual Career Network.

Other useful information

Swiss labour law
Private Household Employees online platform
Banks & Payments

CAGI services

To learn about the practical aspects of daily life in Geneva and the region

Founded by the Swiss Confederation and the Republic and Canton of Geneva, the Geneva Welcome Centre is the single entry point for the support and integration of employees of International Geneva and their families, NGOs and visiting delegates.