Services especially for Expatriates Services for Companies and Employees Services for Private residential

Services for expatriates - Welcome to Switzerland

New in Switzerland? The Swiss culture might be different than you expected.
We have years of experience in taking care of expats and are happy to assist finding your place. We support you with the integration and the formalities and inform you about the difficulties and peculiarities in the Swiss life.
Arriving in Switzerland should be as easy as possible.

Some of the most important points we summarised here in bookable packages.
Of course, these packages can be adjusted individually to your personal needs. We support where ever support is needed.


orientation day for expatriates
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Individual course to your personal needs

  • Swiss culture in general
  • Local registration and formularies
  • Practical information for future residential area
  • Information on leisure (clubs, culture and sport etc.)
  • Information about language schools and evening classes
  • Information about Restaurant, Entertainment and Outgoing

Duration: 3 hours
Participants: max 4
CHF 395.-

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housing / house search
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This offer is limited to the regions Sarganserland and Werdenberg (Buchs), Chur, Prätigau (Davos). Thanks to our good contacts to property managers and owners, we support you in finding a suitable home.

According to your needs, we offer 4 individual packages:


package 1, search
CHF 175.- 

  • Brief advice for residential from a neutral party (housing quality, municipalities’ tax imputs)
  • Within 3-4 days (depending on market conditions) we provide up to four offers for carefully selected properties according to your specific criteria (apartments, flats or houses).

package 2, visit / application
CHF 135.- per object

  • Individual tour of the desired properties, while the client is provided with important information on public transport, shopping situation, leisure activities, etc.
  • Once the client has decided for an apartment or house, we set the application on behalf of the client.

package 3, contract / final
CHF 145.-

  • Check the contracts
  • Making arrangements for a smooth apartment or house acquisition.
  • Provide a protocol of defects in German / English
  • On request: organisation of a deposit insurance (to avoid rental security deposit)

package 4, application living
CHF 175.-

For a smooth moving, we take care of the local registration as well as supplier registration for:

  • electricity, water
  • telephone, internet
  • Billag, TV, Radio

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home furnishings
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We support you in setting up your new apartment.

  • Basic interior of the accommodation according to individual needs
  • Organisation of rental furniture
  • Assistance with furniture purchase
  • Handyman service when moving into the property
  • Transfer of craftspeople and other professionals
  • Organization of cleaning staff

Costs according to expenditure.

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open swiss bank account
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Quick and easy open a bank account in your name at a Swiss bank.
Prior to your arrival in Switzerland you have the possibility to do first payments via Internetbanking through your bank in Switzerland.

*This service is offered and operated by our partner: Peersuna AG.

Costs: CHF 75.- 

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insurance
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Overview and initial consulting on the subject of insurance in Switzerland. We inform you about different insurance models and insurance companies in Switzerland and provide an initial overview of the compulsory insurance in Switzerland.
We propose insurance companies and organise for you appropriate offers.
For individual information, we make contact to qualified experts.

Costs for first counseling: CHF 95.-
Costs for expert counseling: on request, external
Duration: 1 hour
Place: at LivingMoments Office in Bad Ragaz or Davos

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health insurance
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Information and consulting to the mandatory health insurance and individual supplementary insurance.

Our partner, a Swiss health insurance company, informs and consults you free of charge.

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For a first non-binding overview of costs use the premium calculator.

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* Your information will be forwarded directly to the insurance company.


taxes
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Overview and initial consultation on taxation in Switzerland in particular on tax differences between the municipalities and cantons.
For individual information, we direct you to proven trustworthy experts.

The expert advice on the subject of taxes and insurance may include the following topics:

  • Filling in tax returns and coordination with the foreign tax authority
  • Obtaining lump taxation
  • Examination of tax assessment and collection of objections
  • Calculation of withholding tax for foreign employees
  • Recovery of Swiss and foreign withholding tax

Costs for first counseling: CHF 95.-
Costs for expert counseling: on request, external
Duration: 1 hour
Place: at LivingMoments Office in Bad Ragaz or Davos

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citizen registration grants
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This offer is limited to the regions Sarganserland Werdenberg (Buchs), Bad Ragaz, Chur, Prättigau (Davos).

According to your needs, we offer 3 individual packages:


package 1, community and residential (accompanied registrations)
CHF 255.- 

We are preparing the necessary documents and accompany you personally to the competent authorities.

  • Municipality: registration with the municipality of residence (for work and residence permits see package 2)
  • Living: Registration of supply of electricity, water / telephone, Internet / Billag, TV, Radio

package 2, citizen
Costs according to expenditure.

  • mandatory notification to the community for new residents
  • applying for a work permit
  • residence permit application
  • individual clarifications and support

package 3, registration vehicles
Costs according to expenditure.

  • rewriting of foreign driver's license
  • rewriting of foreign cars
  • purchase or leasing of vehicle

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joining partner or family members
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The family members should feel comfortable in Switzerland. We help you to settle in and advise comprehensively on the subject of family reunification. Below 3 possible packages, which can be easily adjusted to your individual needs.


package 1, children and youngster
Costs according to expenditure.

  • Advice and organization of childcare (public and private services)
  • Leisure activity for children and youngster

package 2, the Swiss education system
Costs according to expenditure.

  • Information of Swiss school system (public and private schools)
  • Required school information for secondary schools
  • Visit the selected schools
  • Assistance in registration formalities

package 3, careers of family members
Costs according to expenditure.

  • General information and support for job-hunting in Switzerland
  • Assistance with job search and applications
  • Work out up-to-date curriculum vitae

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departure
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We provide a checklist including the main points you should consider when you leave.

  • Help with termination/cancellation of: rental contract, supplier contracts (electricity, water, telephone, internet), insurance
  • Support for: find tenant, tenant contract, relocation (eg international transport company), dispensing protocol, end-cleaning, depot reimbursement
  • mail forwarding
  • cancellations, municipality, pension fund, car

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Of course if necessary we also support you in person.
Costs according to expenditure.

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helpline
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Even after your relocation we help to clarify any outstanding issues.
Costs according to expenditure.

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Services for Companies

LivingMoments AG supports you in setting up your branch in Switzerland.
Our customers benefit from a wide know-how, which we have developed with the establishment and lead of subsidiaries in Switzerland and abroad.
For specific concerns and legal matters a designated Trust Company advises and supports.
LivingMoments AG offers the following standard services. As mostly the requirements of our customers are very different, all our services can be adapted according to your requirements.

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residence and work permits for employees
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We advise and assist companies in applying Swiss residence and work permits for their employees and their families.

Costs according to expenditure.

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office search
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We lead you through the process according to your requirements. We conduct the search and negotiate on your behalf the property rental contract.

Costs according to expenditure.

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renting and furnishing of apartments
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For your employees we look for suitable apartments for rent during your project duration or long term staying. We take care of contract negotiations with the owner, rent the apartment on your company's behalf and furnish the apartment according to your requirements.

Costs according to expenditure.

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secretarial / mail service
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Use your core competence for your business. We operate your secretary-office and telephone service for you. We accept your mail and edit or forward it according to your needs.

Costs according to expenditure.

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cleaning of commercial and residential spaces
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We clean your accommodation or offices in our supported regions.

  • Chur, Thusis, Tiefencastel, Lenzerheide, Arosa
  • Landquart, Bad Ragaz, Buchs, Vaduz und Walenstadt

Costs according to expenditure.

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handyman services
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Our craftsmen service handles for you professionally and competently delicate handicraft work in and around your business offices and accommodation. We also monitor during your absence.

Costs according to expenditure.

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Services for private residential

In cooperation with selected partners LivingMoments offers individual services for private accommodation. As our customer you decide which service you need. The following offers are available further can be organized on your request.


cleaning
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Individual cleaning of your accommodation.

Costs according to expenditure.

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handyman services
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Our craftsmen service handles for you professionally and competently delicate handicraft work in and around your home

Costs according to expenditure.

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Locations Service Hubs

 The services for private residence we offer at the following hubs; we carry out the work within 10km at no extra charge

  • Kt. Graubünden: Arosa, Chur, Landquart, Lenzerheide, Thusis, Tiefencastel
  • Kt. St. Gallen: Bad Ragaz, Buchs, Walenstadt 
  • Liechtenstein: Vaduz