Criminal Matters

To obtain evidence or serve process in a criminal case in Switzerland please refer to the U.S. Swiss Legal Assistance Treaty: The Treaty with the Swiss Confederation on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (signed at Bern, May 25, 1973; entered into force January 23, 1977; 27 UST 2019; TIAS 8302). Contact the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Office of International Affairs, Washington, D.C. for further information.

Please note: The information in this circular relating to the legal requirements of a specific foreign country is provided for general information only. Questions involving interpretation of specific foreign laws should be addressed to foreign consel.