SWITZERLAND (CH)

Country Summary

Country nameSwitzerland
ISO codeCH
RegionEurope
Major carriersLycamobile, Cablecom, Swisscom, Orange, Sunrise

Numbers Summary

Mobile Prefixes+417
Toll-Free Prefixes+41800

Switzerland: Local Numbers

Requirements for Individuals

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Name

Proof of Identity

  • Government-issued ID
  • Swiss Visa
  • Passport
  • Swiss Resident’s Permit

Address

Must be within locality or region covered by the phone number's prefix; a PO Box is not acceptable where a local address is required.

No documentation required

Date of Birth

Proof of Date of Birth

  • Personal ID card showing date of birth 
  • Passport

Type, Number, and Issuing Country of Official ID

Proof of Type, Number, and Issuing Country of ID 

  • Government-issued ID
  • Swiss Visa
  • Passport
  • Swiss Resident’s Permit

Nationality

No documentation required

Profession

No documentation required

Requirements for Businesses

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Business Name

Proof of Identity

  • Excerpt from the commercial or official business register

Registered Office Address

Must be within locality or region covered by the phone number's prefix; a PO Box is not acceptable where a local address is required.


Proof of Registered Office Address 

  • Excerpt from the commercial or official business register

Business Address

If different

No documentation required

Unternehmens-Identifikatio nsnumber (UID) for Swiss entities

No documentation required

Switzerland: Mobile Numbers

Requirements for Individuals

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Name

Proof of Identity

  • Government-issued ID
  • Swiss Visa
  • Passport
  • Swiss Resident’s Permit

Address

May be anywhere in the world

No documentation required

Date of Birth

Proof of Date of Birth

  • Personal ID card (with date of birth shown)
  • Passport

Type, Number, and Issuing Country of Official ID

Proof of Type, Number, and Issuing Country of ID

  • Personal ID card
  • Swiss Visa
  • Passport
  • Swiss Resident’s Permit

Nationality

No documentation required

Profession

No documentation required

Requirements for Businesses

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Business Name

Proof of Identity

  • Excerpt from the commercial or official business register

Address of Registered Office

May be anywhere in the world

Proof of Registered Office Address

  • Excerpt from the commercial or official business register

Unternehmens-Identifikatio nsnumber (UID) for Swiss entities

No documentation required

Switzerland: Toll-Free Numbers

Requirements for Individuals

Swiss Toll-Free Numbers are not available to individuals.

Swiss Toll-Free Numbers are not available to individuals.

Requirements for Businesses

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Business Name

Proof of Identity

  • Excerpt from the commercial register
  • Business registration

Business Address

May be anywhere in the world

No documentation required

For the benefit of all our customers, these guidelines are provided to help you comply with applicable requirements and to help ensure Yodel's platform remains compliant with global telecommunications ecosystem requirements. These guidelines represent our current understanding of common compliance requirements generally applicable to Yodel and its customers, and do not constitute legal advice. You should check these pages regularly for updates as telecommunications ecosystem requirements continue to evolve and change, and the information below may be updated or changed without notice.