This is where you can register a temporary residency online. Please complete the online form. Applies to Swiss nationals only.

Please send us the following documents so that we can process your definitive registration:
  • Interim/definitive certificate of residence from your municipality of residence (original); may be issued for the entire duration of your studies
  • Copy of your student ID / training contract or other reason for your temporary stay in Lucerne
  • Copy of your tenancy agreement or residence certificate
  • Registration fee of CHF 35.00 per person

Postal address: Stadt Luzern, Einwohnerdienste, Obergrundstrasse 1, 6002 Luzern

We will issue the residence permit once we have sight of all those documents.


CHF 35.00
This service must be paid for online using one of the following: MasterCard or VISA.


Please complete the online form and send us the required documents.


Required documents:

A definitive registration requires you to provide us with:
  • Interim/definitive certificate of residence (original)
  • Student ID or fixed-term employment/training contract or other reason for your temporary stay (copy)
  • Residence certificate or tenancy agreement. Sub-tenants: confirmation of place of residence (copy)


Once all the documents and the registration fee have been received, the residence permit will be sent to you by post.

The charge for issuing a reminder to register is CHF 23.00 per reminder.

Online form

Please fill out all mandatory (*) fields.