First time here? Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast! (iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music). After Jo got her Swiss passport it was time to step up and get her first real taste of Swiss democracy… and what better way to do it than going to vote in the regular
It took around two years, but the moment has finally come. Ten months after the final interview a confirmation letter arrived in the post: Jo is Swiss! Now that's worth talking about. First time here? Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast! (iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music). If you are
It's the big moment in the Swiss citizenship process: finally you will meet someone face-to-face who will decide whether all the paperwork you have collected, all the forms you have filled out and all the studying you have done is enough to make you a viable candidate for becoming Swiss.
Once you have fulfilled all of the criteria to apply to become Swiss (take a look at our previous episodes in this mini-series [https://swissandchips.com/tag/becoming-swiss/]if want to know more about this), you will be faced with filling out "the form". This is where you provide all
We're still here and still making podcasts: not as often as we'd like, but there's a good reason for that, which we'll explain in this week's episode. But the main topic in this episode is the Swiss citizenship test. Did you know we have a Facebook group? Switzerland for English
After living in Switzerland for ten years, I can now formally apply to become a Swiss citizen! There are a number of conditions I had to make sure I met before applying, which we mention in this episode of the podcast. We'll talk you through how to start the process
Applying to become Swiss is a long process and requires lots of forms, documents and appointments. If you've lived in Switzerland long enough to think about applying, this probably won't come as a surprise! In the city of Bern, an information evening [https://www.bern.ch/themen/auslanderinnen-und-auslander/einburgerung] is