Enterprise Identification Number

Each enterprise active in Switzerland receives a unique enterprise identification number (UID). To ensure that numbers are correctly allocated and managed, the UID register is run by the Federal Statistical Office. The UID register can be accessed via the following address:



UID-Einheiten (Unternehmen)

UID units (enterprises)

What is a UID unit? What is my UID? How can I change my data in the UID register? What should I do if I wish to record the UID in my database?

UID-Stellen (Verwaltung)

UID Services (administration)

What is a UID service and what rights and obligations does it have? What do we need to do to become a UID service and to manage the UID in our database?

UID-Register

UID register

Which characters are managed in the UID register? How should I use the UID register and via which interfaces can it be accessed? How does the InfoAbo work? How can I subscribe to the UID newsletter?

Öffentlichkeit

Public

The public have access to the UID register online. Here you will find general information about the UID: its purpose, how its system works and its structure.

Further information

Requests

Documentation

Links

Registers

Contacts

Other

Contact

Federal Statistical Office Enterprise Identification Number (UID)
Espace de l'Europe 10
CH-2010 Neuchâtel
Switzerland
Ph.
+41 800 20 20 10

From Monday to Friday
08.30–11.30 and 14.00–16.00

uid@bfs.admin.ch

Contact form UID

Remark

Our English pages offer only a limited range of information on our statistical production. For our full range please consult our pages in French and German (top right hand screen).

https://www.bfs.admin.ch/content/bfs/en/home/registers/enterprise-register/enterprise-identification.html