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Moving to Lausanne

The following section explains what you need to do first when moving to Lausanne and provides useful links for your initial dealings with the communal authorities.

Register with the commune

The first step is compulsory: as soon as you arrive in Lausanne, you have 8 days to register with the Contrôle des habitants, rue du Port-Franc 18, in Flon-Ville.

Everyday life in Lausanne

Here you will receive all the practical information you need for living in Lausanne and essential formalities for every arrival and departure.


Foreign nationals must not forget to take out insurance cover (illness, accident, vehicle, household, civil responsibility).