Obtaining Swiss Citizenship May Soon Become More Difficult

Obtaining Swiss Citizenship May Soon Become More Difficult
HighClass Magazine, Article by Cyril Troyanov and Yasmine Dubois-Ferrière both Altenburger Ltd legal + tax

Under the new Swiss Citizenship Act, which should enter into force early 2017, candidates applying for ordinary naturalisation will be required to hold a permanent residence permit (C permit). Written knowledge of a Swiss national language will also be a condition. Years of residency required will be reduced from twelve to ten, with the years spent between the ages of 8 and 18 counting double. (...)