Federal Office of Justice

The FOJ drafts bills relating to the main areas of law, including private law, criminal law, debt collection and bankruptcy law, international private law and public and administrative law.

The office also advises the other agencies of the Federal Administration on all legislative matters.

It is responsible for the supervision of the commercial register, the register of births, marriages and deaths, the land registry and the enforcement of criminal penalties, and also keeps the register of criminal convictions in Switzerland.

The office represents Switzerland at international level at the Strasbourg human rights bodies and in many others organisations and is the national agency in charge of cases of international child abduction. Il collaborates with foreign authorities in the spheres of judicial assistance and extraditions.

Events from this partner

15.09.2022 Basel
Federal Office of Justice
The electronic state identity – How do you like the first draft?
The electronic state identity – How do you like the first draft?
We show you the first draft of the E-ID and want to hear your opinion!
21.09.2022 Schaffhausen
Federal Office of Justice
The electronic state identity – How do you like the first draft?
The electronic state identity – How do you like the first draft?
26.09.2022 Bern
Federal Office of Justice
Federal electronic identity and a coffee for you
Federal electronic identity and a coffee for you
We show you the first draft of the E-ID and want to hear your opinion!
28.09.2022 Lausanne
Federal Office of Justice
The electronic state identity – How do you like the first draft?
The electronic state identity – How do you like the first draft?
We show you the first draft of the E-ID and want to hear your opinion!
29.09.2022 Geneva
Federal Office of Justice
Federal electronic identity - How do you like the first draft?
Federal electronic identity - How do you like the first draft?
We show you the first draft of the E-ID and want to hear your opinion!
05.10.2022 Lugano
Federal Office of Justice
The electronic state identity – How do you like the first draft?
The electronic state identity – How do you like the first draft?
We show you the first draft of the E-ID and want to hear your opinion!
05.10.2022 Lugano
Federal Office of Justice
Federal electronic identity and a coffee for you
Federal electronic identity and a coffee for you
We show you the first draft of the E-ID and want to hear your opinion!
12.10.2022 St. Gallen
Federal Office of Justice
Federal electronic identity and a coffee for you
Federal electronic identity and a coffee for you
We show you the first draft of the E-ID and want to hear your opinion!
12.10.2022 St. Gallen
Federal Office of Justice
The electronic state identity – How do you like the first draft?
The electronic state identity – How do you like the first draft?
We show you the first draft of the E-ID and want to hear your opinion!
20.10.2022 Luzern
Federal Office of Justice
Federal electronic identity and a coffee for you
Federal electronic identity and a coffee for you
We show you the first draft of the E-ID and want to hear your opinion!