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Old-age and survivor's insurance (OASI)

Old age and survivors’ insurance (OASI) is the most important pillar of old age and survivors’ benefits in Switzerland (1st pillar). Its purpose is to cover subsistence needs in old age or the event of a death. As a form of national insurance, OASI  is obligatory for everyone.

Where can I obtain more information?

The compensation offices will gladly provide you with information.


For more detailed information or if you have any queries, please contact your compensation office, who will gladly offer you professional advice: Contacts


Further information can be found at the following links:


These texts only provide a general overview. Individual cases are solely evaluated on the basis of legal provisions.