Residence permit for Swiss nationals and their family members - Transfer to a new passport at the location LEA, Zum Business Immigration Service (BIS)

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In collaboration with IHK Berlin and Berlin Partner, our Business Immigration Service (BIS) offers Berlin businesses an outstanding relocation service for foreign professionals and executives.

Through the BIS, Berlin businesses, foreign investors and start-ups, managers, highly skilled professionals and their families can quickly and easily clarify any residency issues and can be put in touch directly with the person responsible for dealing with them.

Please note:

  • The service is only available to registered customers and after arranging an appointment with us.
  • Therefore we are unfortunately not able to help walk-in customers without an appointment.
  • You can find more information about the service of the Business Immigration Service on our website.

Opening hours

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Information on the address of this location

The postal address differs from the address of the location.
Therefore, please always send letters to: Landesamt für Einwanderung, Friedrich-Krause-Ufer 24, 13353 Berlin.

Payment options

Payment cannot be made at this location.

Residence permit for Swiss nationals and their family members - Transfer to a new passport

You possess a temporary residence permit (Switzerland) and have received a new passport or Swiss identity card? In this case you are entitled to receive a new temporary residence permit (Switzerland).
In most cases the new temporary residence permit (Switzerland) will be issued as a folding card. Issue as an electronic document is currently only possible in particular, exceptional cases.


  • Possession of a residence permit for Swiss nationals and their family members
  • New passport or Swiss ID-Card
  • Main residence in Berlin
  • On-site
    The residence permit can only be transferred on site. Please make an appointment. At the appointment, you can also be represented by another person, if you give this person a written power of attorney.

Documents required


The following fees are assessed based on the actual technical effort when transferring the residence permit.

For Swiss nationals:
  • Until the age of 24: 8.00 to 22.80 euros
  • From the age of 24: 8.00 to 28.80 euros
For family members who are not Swiss nationals themselves:
  • Adults: 12.00 to 67.00 euros
  • Minors: 6.00 to 33.50 euros

Average time to process request

In general, the transfer may be made immediately upon appointment.