Obtaining Swiss Citizenship May Soon Become More Difficult

Obtaining Swiss Citizenship May Soon Become More Difficult
HighClass Magazine

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. (...)