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Quota numbers for 2021

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Swiss government announces new permit quota numbers for 2021

The federal council of Switzerland has stipulated the annual quotas for third country specialists and EU/EFTA service-providers as well as a separate quota for UK nationals after Brexit for the year 2021.

 

The quotas for non-EU citizens remain unchanged. In the coming year a total of 8’500 specialists from third countries will be admitted:

  • 4’500 residence permits B
  • 4’000 short-term permits L
  • Permits for 120 days or up to max. 4
  • consecutive months are not under quota

 

Quotas for EU/EFTA service providers remain unchanged:

  • 500 residence permits B
  • 3’000 short-term permits L
  • The quota will be released on a quarterly basis.
  • Permits for 120 days or up to max. 4 consecutive months are not under quota.

 

In addition, the council confirmed quotas for UK citizen:

  • 2’100 residence permits B
  • 1’400 short-term permits L
  • The quota will be released on a quarterly basis.

This quota for the UK is valid for one year and released on a quarterly basis. For the time being, permits for British citizens are not subject to federal approval. Should no agreement on a future migration regime be reached in the course of next year, the separate UK quotas may be integrated into the third country quota for the year 2022.