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Foreign Parents

If you are a foreign national and never had a life event registered in Switzerland, please fill in the form below so we can inform you about the necessary documents for the registration of birth or recognition of the child within the following days.

Please fill in all blanks so we can give you the best possible advice. If you are unable to provide all the information, please fill in the blank with «unknown».

Filling in one form only is sufficient, no matter how many parties are involved.

Mother of the child
Father of the child
First child together?

If parents not married with each other:

Is joint custody desired?

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