Old age and survivors insurance (AVS)

According to AVS law, Swiss and foreign students (residents) holding a B or C permit must subscribe for AVS if they do not have any gainful employment. This contribution applies from the 1st January of the year following that in which the student reaches the age of 20.

International students: as soon as you receive the invoice, please ask your commune whether you are concerned or not.

Students must subscribe by means of a payment slip provided by the Agence communale des assurances sociales even if they do not live in Lausanne.