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Liechtenstein - Apply for Identity Card

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  1. Go to the Immigration and Passport Office.
  2. Complete the application form.
  3. Submit the required documents.
  4. Pay the identity card application fee.

For Liechtenstein Nationals Residing Abroad (except Switzerland):

  1. Go to a Swiss Representation Office.
  2. Complete the application form.
  3. Submit the required documents.
  4. Pay the identity card application fee.

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Required Documents[edit]

  • FL-copy passport (if available)
  • 1 photo (face image) in the passport format (not older than 6 months)

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Immigration and Passport Office (APA)
Stdtle 38
PO Box 684
9490 Vaduz
+423 / 236 61 41
Fax +423 / 236 61 66

For a list of Organization or Contact Persons:

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Liechtenstein nationals are entitled to an identity card.


  • Adults - CHF 80.00
  • Children under 15 years - CHF 30.00
  • Outside opening times - CHF 160.00 (+ 100%)
    • Children under 15 years - (CHF 60.00)


  • An Adult Identity Card is valid for 10 years.
  • A Child Identity Card is valid for 3 years.

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

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Related Videos[edit]

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  • The application for a Liechtenstein identity card must be from the 7th Age are made in person at the Immigration and Passport Office.
  • The identity card can be given directly as a rule.
  • Application Abroad:
    • Liechtenstein nationals who are residing abroad can apply for an identity card to the competent Swiss representation. Liechtenstein agencies do not issue passports.
    • Liechtenstein nationals who are residents in Switzerland must submit an identity card application at the Liechtenstein Embassy in Bern.
    • In addition to the application stage for an identity card, it is also possible to make an application for a passport and an identity card to the competent Swiss representation simultaneously.
  • Guide for Photo:

Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

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Need for the Document[edit]

An Identity Card is a valid proof of identity for Liechtenstein nationals. The Liechtenstein nationals are required to carry them and display under certain circumstances.

Holders of a Liechtenstein identity card with a biometric chip can apply to use lisign, a service facilitating the use of electronic verification and signatures.

Information which might help[edit]

The identity card can be used at home and abroad as proof of identity, particularly within the Schengen area, unless other passes are required. In the identity map is the possibility of the electronic signature (lisign). Customers who want to use this service, receive an identification card with a chip, which is the basis for "lisign" (electronic identification and signature of the provincial administration).

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Immigration and Passport Office:

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