Age and retirement

Retirement marks the beginning of a new phase in life.

Now there is more time to pursue individual hobbies or to meet friends and acquaintances. With retirement, however, the topic of old age and health comes more and more to the fore.

Various points need to be clarified even before you retire: For example, when you should register for AHV or whether you want to cash out your occupational pension (2nd pillar) in the form of a one-off lump-sum withdrawal. The Swiss authorities offer you a lot of information online about retirement.

When you retire, your income also changes - you may be entitled to a premium reduction. You can find everything you need to know about premium reductions here.

Have you thought about the fact that you are now no longer covered by your employer's accident insurance when you retire? Accident cover will now be included in the compulsory health insurance. Simply inform us of this in writing. Accident
 Also check your supplementary insurances. 

If you have excluded accident cover from your supplementary insurance, now is the time to include it again. A short notification by post or e-mail is sufficient. The inclusion must take place before your 70th birthday.