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.

  Conditions of access to the Swiss labor market for Ci permit holders.

For more information and advice, you can consult :

  Find out whether recognition of your professional qualifications is required and which body you can contact.

How to search effectively for a job thanks to information provided by the State of Geneva (in French).

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. In collaboration with UN Geneva, the Swiss Mission, Michael Page and 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 International 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.