Administrative procedures


The following certificates are available at the population office upon presentation of the identity card respectively the residence card/registration certificate/residence permit:

  • Certificate of residence;
  • Certificate of extended residence;
  • Certificate of life;
  • Certificate of registration on the electoral roll;
  • Certificate of Parental Authorization.

Minor children going abroad unaccompanied by their parents may apply for parental authorization. This certificate is issued by the Population Office.

For this purpose, one of the child’s parents must present himself/herself at the Population Office by providing the following information:

  • Date of departure and date of return of the child;
  • Destination of the child (country & locality);
  • Name of the accompanying person (must be of legal age).

It is imperative that one of the parents present himself/herself in person at the population office, since his/her signature must be legalized. The child will have to keep this authorization with him/her and present it upon request together with his/her identity card or title.

Certificates of residence, extended residence and voter registration can also be requested by e-mail with a copy of an identity document attached to



T.: 58 77 1-01

Online procedures are to be preferred. If you have to come to the citizens office, please make an appointment.


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