The new Swiss passport is now available

 

The new Swiss passport is now available: as of today, 31 October 2022, it can be ordered from the cantonal passport offices or from Swiss representations abroad. The new passport series meets the latest standards for identity documents and combines unique design elements inspired by the Swiss landscape.

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Interoperability

Exchange of information

Crime is a reflection of society. It is digital, mobile, connected. Terrorists and criminals do not act locally. They do not stop at borders, whether cantonal or national. In order to strengthen security, a rapid and most comprehensive exchange of information between police forces is indispensable.

Anschlag in Wien

Terrorism

In recent years, Europe has been shaken repeatedly by terrorist attacks motivated by jihadism or right-wing extremism. According to the Federal Intelligence Service (FIS), the terrorist threat in Europe, including Switzerland, remains acute.

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