Practical Geneva

Practical information for internationals living in Geneva.

Local life:


Conciliation bodies sometimes make it possible to avoid long and costly legal procedures.

The main services act as intermediaries between consumers and service providers to try to reach an amicable agreement in the following areas:

  1. telecommunications,
  2. private insurance and SUVA,
  3. health Insurance,
  4. public transport,
  5. postal companies,
  6. trips,
  7. banks,
  8. hotel industry,
  9. dentists.

An article from the magazine “Bon à Savoir”

Other useful information

Emergencies & doctors
Media & Telecoms
Driving in Switzerland

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.