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

Information Required

Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Government-issued ID
  • Swiss Visa
  • Passport
  • Swiss Resident’s Permit
Information Required

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.

Documentation Required

No documentation required

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
Information Required

Date of Birth

Documentation Required

Proof of Date of Birth

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Personal ID card showing date of birth 
  • Passport
Information Required

Type, Number, and Issuing Country of Official ID

Documentation Required

Proof of Type, Number, and Issuing Country of ID 

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Government-issued ID
  • Swiss Visa
  • Passport
  • Swiss Resident’s Permit
Information Required

Nationality

Documentation Required

No documentation required

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
Information Required

Profession

Documentation Required

No documentation required

Acceptable Documentation One of the following

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 showing the local address

Business Address

If different

No documentation required

Unternehmens-Identifikatio nsnumber (UID) for Swiss entities

No documentation required

Information Required

Business Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Excerpt from the commercial or official business register
Information Required

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.

Documentation Required

Proof of Registered Office Address 

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Excerpt from the commercial or official business register showing the local address
Information Required

Business Address

If different

Documentation Required

No documentation required

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
Information Required

Unternehmens-Identifikatio nsnumber (UID) for Swiss entities

Documentation Required

No documentation required

Acceptable Documentation One of the following

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

Information Required

Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Government-issued ID
  • Swiss Visa
  • Passport
  • Swiss Resident’s Permit
Information Required

Address

May be anywhere in the world

Documentation Required

No documentation required

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
Information Required

Date of Birth

Documentation Required

Proof of Date of Birth

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Personal ID card (with date of birth shown)
  • Passport
Information Required

Type, Number, and Issuing Country of Official ID

Documentation Required

Proof of Type, Number, and Issuing Country of ID

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Personal ID card
  • Swiss Visa
  • Passport
  • Swiss Resident’s Permit
Information Required

Nationality

Documentation Required

No documentation required

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
Information Required

Profession

Documentation Required

No documentation required

Acceptable Documentation One of the following

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

Information Required

Business Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Excerpt from the commercial or official business register
Information Required

Address of Registered Office

May be anywhere in the world

Documentation Required

Proof of Registered Office Address

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Excerpt from the commercial or official business register
Information Required

Unternehmens-Identifikatio nsnumber (UID) for Swiss entities

Documentation Required

No documentation required

Acceptable Documentation One of the following

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

Information Required

Business Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Excerpt from the commercial register
  • Business registration
Information Required

Business Address

May be anywhere in the world

Documentation Required

No documentation required

Acceptable Documentation One of the following

For the benefit of all our customers, these guidelines are provided to help you comply with applicable requirements and to help ensure Twilio's platform remains compliant with global telecommunications ecosystem requirements. These guidelines represent our current understanding of common compliance requirements generally applicable to Twilio and its customers, and do not constitute legal advice. By posting these guidelines, Twilio makes no assurances regarding the legal compliance of your application built using our APIs. You are expected to understand and abide by all compliance obligations applicable to your specific application. 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.