At their request, any Swiss citizen may be relieved of their Swiss citizenship (Article 37 of the Swiss Citizenship Act, SCA)
if they reside abroad and
if they hold or have been assured of another citizenship.
Relief of Swiss citizenship is granted by the authority in the canton of origin.
A Swiss citizen who holds citizenship of several cantons may submit their application in the canton of origin of their choice.
Relief of citizenship is granted by the authority in the canton of origin. Notification of relief of citizenship results in the loss of Swiss citizenship and cantonal and communal citizenship rights.