If you are entering Switzerland from abroad, you must register in person at the population services of the local authority (municipality) within 14 days of arrival.
If you are already resident in Switzerland, you must also report your move to the residents' office of your new local municipality within 14 days.
Late notification of moving in or out will be sanctioned with a fine.
Please contact your local municipality to find out which documents must be presented for registration in addition to your identity card, tenancy agreement and health insurance card.
If you are moving to the city of St.Gallen, you will find detailed information on this website (only in German).