Excerpt from criminal records
The excerpt from criminal records is available in two formats
Who can order an excerpt for individuals?
ChargesA single criminal records excerpt costs CHF 20.
Online (credit card, PostFinance Card or TWINT) or payment using post deposit slip (please enclose postal receipt).
AttestationsIf the excerpt from criminal records is required by a foreign authority / foreign consulate, an attestation by the Federal Chancellery is usually necessary. We will provide the attestation for an additional charge of CHF 20.
Digitally signed electronic criminal records excerpts cannot be authenticated.
For further information please refer to the FAQ.
Legislative basis and links:Leaflet on handling with criminal records excerpts
FAQ about the Criminal Records
Criminal records decree
Criminal Code (Art. 365 ff)