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Cost of becoming Swiss to be investigated

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Oct. 22, 2018

The cost of becoming Swiss varies widely across the country.

PIxabay Cost of becoming Swiss to be investigated

There is a federal law designed to stop cantons and communes from charging what they like.

But authorities can charge an administrative fee – and that can vary.

Research by the Matin Dimanche newspaper shows it may cost as much as CHF 3,000 in canton Fribourg to CHF 550 in Vaud.

A closer average is around CHF 1,500.

An investigation has been launched to decide if the prices are justified.



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