Open a Dental Clinic in Switzerland
Open a Dental Clinic in SwitzerlandUpdated on Tuesday 21st February 2023
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Switzerland is known for having some of the world’s top dental care services. It is important to know that the local legislation does not provide health insurance for dental services; however, this can be applied to certain types of dental issues, mostly for serious medical problems. At the same time, children can benefit from free dental services in Switzerland.
Businessmen who want to open a company in Switzerland as a dental clinic must know that most of the dentists and dental hygienists work in the private sector and such businesses are allowed to establish their own prices. However, even in this case, they must follow the price guidelines imposed by the Swiss Dental Society. Our team of lawyers in Switzerland can offer further information regarding any matter related to the registration of a dental clinic in this country.
Employment regulations for dental hygienists in Switzerland
Although Switzerland is not a member state of the European Union (EU), EU nationals can relocate in this country for employment purposes, this being applicable to dentists and dental hygienists. In order to perform as a dental care specialist in this country, certain procedures have to be completed and our team of Swiss lawyers can assist foreign nationals with advice on this matter. Some relevant aspects are presented below:
- • a foreign applicant is required to have at least one year of experience prior to working in Switzerland;
- • as a foreigner, it is necessary to obtain a work permit, a procedure which is initiated by the employer;
- • prior to obtaining the work permit in Switzerland, it is compulsory to have a job offer;
- • foreign employees are not legally required to have language proficiency in any of the Swiss national languages.
Many foreigners decide to open companies in Switzerland after arriving here. The simple procedure, as well as the chances of succeeding quite rapidly are some of the advantages of choosing entrepreneurship. If you are also interested in this option, you can rely on our lawyers who can assist you with the entire procedure.
Depending on a number of variables, the process to open a Swiss bank account may take several weeks. Among them are your country of origin, how quickly you can gather the required paperwork, and not finally the bank you choose. Please get in touch with our attorneys if you need help with this.
Regulations for Swiss dental clinics
Since a dental clinic will use various types of devices, substances and others, special health and safety procedures will need to be met. For example, when using devices for ionizing radiation, the Private Agency working under the national government will have to verify the manner in which such procedures are completed.
Waste disposal falls under the supervision of the Cantonal government, while infection control is verified by the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health. Investors are invited to contact our lawyers in Switzerland for more details on other regulations that have to be respected by a dental clinic registered here.
You can start a business in any canton with the assistance of our law firm in Switzerland. Regarding development and taxation, each of them offer various benefits. Do not be afraid to inquire about the assistance we can provide from our attorneys should you make that decision. Please be aware that there are several cantons with comparable tax laws.