Obligation to pay fees

Anyone who is obliged to register is also in principle obliged to pay fees.The obligation to pay fees is not related to a specific location but to a specific person, i.e. the registered person is still obliged to pay fees if he or she moves house.

Start / End

The obligation to pay fees begins on the first day of the month after the reception equipment is brought into operation and ends on the last day of the month in which cessation of use is notified.

Exemption of recipients of supplementary benefits

Only recipients of annual basic state pensions (AHV or IV) who receive benefits according to the Federal law on supplementary social insurance benefits related to old age, surviving dependents and invalidity insurance may be exempted from the obligation to pay fees for radio and television reception.

Exemption from the obligation to register

Persons who meet specific requirements are exempted from the obligation to register. Anyone not subject to the obligation to register is not subject to payment of fees.


Specialist staff
Last modification 01.04.2007

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