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Can i ask my son/daughter to buy HFC for me?

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Hello again,

Just out of curiosity,can i ask my son/daughter to buy for me the "Half Fare Card" over the counter on my behalf? They will be in Zurich  few hours early then us,my wife and i.If they can,what are the documents that they require? Will a copy of our PASSPORT be sufficient.Thank you.


Hey @DinKaman 

Thank you for your query.

Yes, your child can buy the Swiss Half fare Card for you. They only need a photo of your passport or identity card.

You can find all informations on the following link:

Kind regards: