Switzerland does not apply Directive 2004/38/CE but applies the Agreement of 21 June 1999 between the Swiss Confederation and the European Community and its Member States on the free movement of persons (AFMP).
The Vaduz Agreement of 21 June 2001 amends the Convention of 4 January 1960 establishing the European Free Trade Association and extends the personal scope of the AFMP to cover also citizens of EEA Member States.
- Agreement between the European Community and its Member States and the Swiss
Confederation on the free movement of persons
- AFMP agreement between Switzerland and EU on free movement
- Schengen Visa Rules and Border Entry for family of EU citizens
- Federal Office for Migration has very clearly written information about EU/EFTA citizens moving to Switzerland (including a great 28 page brochure entitle “European Nationals in Switzerland: Information on the Free Movement of Persons“) and Swiss citizens moving abroad. It is clearly written in German, French, Italian, and English and is well presented – it puts to shame the slipshod efforts of other major EU member states.
- List (with photos) of residence documents from other EU states and the US that allow visa-free entry into Switzerland for people who would otherwise require a visa