Rental guarantee for a private rental: How to proceed

How to obtain your SwissCaution housing lease rental guarantee?

  • Choose your registration method from the following options.
    Online registration SwissCaution Express is the fastest!
  • Complete your rental guarantee request with a copy of the following documents:
    • your lease or proposed lease
    • a piece of identity for all tenants
    • a B, B refugee, C or F residence card for foreigners
  • Make the CHF 231.– fixed entry fee payment (5% federal stamp included), which covers your rental guarantee until 31 December of the current year.
    By choosing online registration, you can pay directly with the following cards

    VISA - MasterCard - American Express - PostFinance E-Finance - PostFinance Card
  • Your rental guarantee will be established and sent immediately to your rental agency or lessor, as well as a copy for yourself.

Registration options for your rental guarantee request


Sign up immediately online and receive your rental guarantee immediately.

SwissCaution Express registration
In your post office

You can make a SwissCaution rental guarantee request at any Swiss post office.


Send back to SwissCaution your registration form fully filled with all the documents in the prepaid envelope.


Dial 0848 001 848. One of our advisors will handle your request immediately.

In one of our agencies

Our advisors welcome you everyday from Monday to Friday, 8h00 - 18h00.

Agency adresses
In your real estate agency

You will find all of the necessary registration documents at your agency.

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Your rental guarantee amount: CHF 0.–

You pay a registration premium of CHF 231.–* which covers your rental guarantee until 31 December of the current year.

Beginning the following year, the amount of your annual premium will be CHF 283.50*

* Federal stamp 5% included

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For a rental guarantee over CHF 30'000.-, please contact our Customer Service on 0848 001 848 or by e-mail info [at] to get an offer.

Your registration methods

SwissCaution Express

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rental guarantee

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Example of an annual premium

Requested guarantee CHF 3'200.-
Your rental guarantee CHF 0.–
Fixed entry fee
valid until 31 December of the current year (5% federal stamp included)
CHF 231.–
The following years
your annual premium will be equal to 5% equal of your rental guarantee amount + a CHF 20.– administrative fee
(+ 5% federal stamp)
CHF 189.- /year

Your rental guarantee at die Mobiliar or at the Post

Make your rental guarantee request directly in a Mobiliar agency or in your Swiss post office