Welcome to the Federal Administrative Court

The Federal Administrative Court, based in St. Gallen, judges the legality of the rulings issued by federal authorities and agencies, and hears appeals against certain decisions by cantonal governments. It is one of four federal courts. With 440 employees from all the country’s language regions, the FAC is also the largest court in Switzerland.

Video portrait of the Court

Reference judgments

Selected judgments in Administrative assistance, Asylum and Law on foreign nationals are presented on the website of the Federal Administrative Court as reference judgments.