FAQ: Private household employees
Private household employees
More information can be found on the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs' website under the Private Household Employees Ordinance of 6 June 2011 Directive.
- Members of the top management (“B” legitimation card)
- Senior officials (“C” legitimation card)
- Professional category officials (“D” legitimation card)
Source: Article 6 of the Private Employees...
The private servant must come unaccompanied.
Source: Article 9 d. of the Private Employees Ordinance
The private servant must work full-time (45 hours) for the same employer. In exceptional circumstances, a private household employee may be authorised to work for a maximum of 2 employers.