Expat services

Looking for relocation assistance in Switzerland? We ensure a personalized relocation program tailored for private or corporate clients.

Orientation

We offer half- or full-day orientation tours around Basel or in other cities. This gives a first impression of the area, the public transport system, typical apartments or houses, grocery options, leisure, best sport opportunities, etc.

Welcome

We pick you up at the local airport or train station, transfer you to a hotel or a temporary furnished apartment and help you settle in. We provide an overview of the area, the public transport system and answer any questions that might arise.

Housing

We arrange viewings for apartments and houses and help you find temporary or permanent housing. We share important knowledge of the areas where it is suitable to rent or buy, ideally situated for work and schools, and we arrange rental furniture when desired. We coordinate the housing tours, pick you up and take you around. We translate lease contracts, assist you when taking over the apartment or house and help you with the hand-over protocol. We help you obtain a general overview of mobile and internet packages, set up the mobile phone, internet, and help you register for utilities.

Education

We coordinate school or childcare visits and help you choose between public and international schools. We help you finding the best school or childcare solution for your children.

Tax and legal issues

We work together with the best experts on legal issues, help you find a tax expert or an independent insurance advisor and pension fund advice.

Registration and De-registration

We assist you in the process of registration or de-registration.

Bank account, driver’s licence, car registration

We accompany you to all the authorities and assist you.

Exceptional relocation
services

Get a flexible solution for all the personal needs you have on behalf of your relocation to Switzerland. We offer our knowledge and expertise to help you throughout this tailor-made service, working together closely with partner companies in Zürich, Geneva and Lugano.

VIP service

We coordinate all the appointments for you, e.g., with nannies, dog sitters, etc. and are present in times when you need to be at work or are on a business trip. We do reservations for your weekend outings, for restaurants, theaters etc.

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Why us?

Each member of our team contributes years of experience. We are all well-travelled, speak different languages, have children and pets, live in houses and apartments, reside in different residential areas and have a wide network throughout Basel and Switzerland. We know Basel by heart and want to share the great spirit of a small but very international town with you.

Talk to your personal expert…

Claudia Sutter

Owner and Relocation

T: +41 (0) 61 312 42 87

claudia@homesbasel.com
Languages: ger, en, fr, it, sp