LEI - Legal Entity Identifier

The FSO is official LEI issuing authority

The Federal Statistical Office has been an accredited LEI issuing authority for Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein since December 2017.

The LEI is a unique and globally valid identifier of legal entities involved in financial transactions. An internationally standardised identification number for financial market participants is intended to improve the quality of financial data and facilitate the assessment of systemic risks.

At www.lei.admin.ch, after opening a user account, you can order or renew an LEI for companies and funds domiciled in Switzerland as well as Liechtenstein.

For more information and assistance on how to apply for an LEI, please refer to the User manual and our FAQ.


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