Non-gainfully employed persons

Single persons

The amount of your voluntary OASI/DI contributions due is based on your assets. However, your contributions amount to at least 968.10 Swiss francs (5% administration fees included).


Married persons (or persons in a registered partnership)

The amount of your voluntary contributions due is based on half of your couple’s assets. Any earnings or pension income is added to your assets, even if your spouse/partner is not insured. However, your contributions amount to at least 968.10 Swiss francs (5% administration fees included).


Calculation example

You are married, not working and your couple’s assets amount to 640'000 Swiss francs. Your spouse is in active employment and earns an annual salary of 61'400 Swiss francs.

Description of amounts CHF Amounts

Assets (bank accounts, property)
CHF 640'000 divided by 2

CHF

320'000

Annual pension income (pensions, your spouse’s income)
CHF 61'400 divided by 2 and multiplied by 20

CHF

614'000

Total

CHF

934'000

 

Assets rounded down to the nearest value

 

CHF

 

900'000

Annual voluntary OASI/DI contributions

CHF

1'666

Administration fees (5% of CHF 1'666)

CHF

     83.30

Total due

CHF

1'749.30

The total of your foreign assets is converted into Swiss francs, based on the annual average exchange rate.


Persons exempt from payments

Paying your contributions towards the compulsory OASI/DI/EO can, under certain conditions, exempt you from paying voluntary OASI/DI contributions.

You may also be entitled to exemption from paying voluntary OASI/DI contributions, if your spouse

  • is employed;

  • is insured either under the voluntary OASI/DI scheme or under the compulsory OASI/DI/EO scheme;

  • pays double the minimum contribution amount.

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Last modification 29.10.2019

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