End of contract - Vehicles registered on Swiss plates

The information provided below shall not give rise to any responsibility on the part of the Organization. The provisions of the national legislation in force and the associated texts shall take precedence.

 

If you are continuing to live in Switzerland (for more than 3 months) after the end of your contract with CERN:

  • If you have purchased or imported your car tax-free (form 15.52, of which you have the yellow copy), you must contact the Direction des Douanes de Genève, Tel. 022 747 72 72, at the end of your contract to settle any customs duty. You may then take the steps described below.

  • If your vehicle is on normal Swiss number plates, you have 3 months from the date of the termination of your contract to go to the relevant Service des Automobiles with your new Swiss residence permit and the vehicle registration document in order to have the necessary adjustments made to the latter.

  • If your car is on CD number plates, you have 3 months from the date of the termination of your contract to go to the relevant Service des Automobiles with your new Swiss residence permit, an insurance certificate and the vehicle registration document in order to obtain ordinary number plates.

 

If you are leaving Switzerland within 3 months from the date of termination of your contract:

Please follow the instructions described in the page "Exportation from Switzerland".