[Last updated: 19/07/16]
Regulatory contact:
Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA)
Address of regulator
Laupenstrasse 27, CH-3003 Bern
Telephone Number
+41-31-327-91 71
Email Address

Name of Captive Legislation
Insurance Supervisory Law, Regulation for the Supervision of Insurance
Year Legislation Passed
Recent Amendments
Do you allow Cell Captives?
No, not allowed
Total Number of Licenced Captives
Number of Risk Retention Groups or Group Captives
Number of Single Parent Captives
Number of Cell Captives
Number of licences granted in the past year (2018 calendar year)
Approximate (or Average) length of time to process a new captive 
Approx. 4 months
Captive tax rates 
Please contact Swiss tax authorities
Minimum capitalisation rate 
Direct Captives writing third-party business: 5 million Swiss francs ; Reinsurance captives: 3 million Swiss francs
Licencing fees 
Based on actual expenditure
Industry sectors best represented in the domicile 
Various industry sectors
Top uses for captives 
Property & casualty, credit
Total premiums received by the Captives
Not disclosed
Total value of assets under management
Not disclosed
Captive Insurance Managers registered to conduct business in the domicile
FINMA authorises the captives but does not grant a separate licence for captive managers.

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