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About applying half-fare travelcard in abroad

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Hello, I'm foreigner and going Switzerland to study and work for about 4-5 years.

I applied the half-fare travelcard(1-year) about 10 days ago.

I'm in my home country (not in Switzerland) now, and I don't have any Swisspass for now,  thus I filled out the half-travel card form in my home country and sent the documents to SBB Contact Centre in Brig by airmail.

And to receive the card which will be issued from SBB in Switzerland, I wrote my home address, where I arrive within 1 month in Switzerland.  My friend will be there, and she said that she will receive that card instead of me and keep it for me.

I wonder this process that I've done is okay with issuing the half-fare travel card.

And I want to know how long will it take for receiving the card through the post.


Thank you so much.   



Hello @yunni5700 

Please send your request directly to our specialists by e-mail:

My colleagues will give you all informations you need.

Kind regards,