Practicalities for the USI community

Moving with family: family reunification and other information

In Switzerland family reunification is regulated by Federal and Cantonal laws, differences apply between EU / EFTA nationals and third country nationals.

Further details are available at For information, you can also contact the Migration Authority of Canton Ticino:

Sezione della popolazione
Ufficio della migrazione
Via Lugano 4 CH-6501 Bellinzona
tel. +41 91 814 7211
[email protected]

Other information on moving with family is available in the Researching at USI Università della Svizzera italiana. A practical guide for researchers and their families.




Updated on: 01 March 2018