Swiss Federal Department of Finance

Some 9000 people work in the Federal Department of Finance on a wide range of projects for Switzerland’s future. The FDF plans and implements decisions of the Federal Council on resources in the following areas: Finances, Personnel, Construction and IT. At the head of the FDF is Federal Councillor Hans-Rudolf Merz. It is his aim to balance federal finances as healthy finances are the best guarantee of the country’s future. The core activities of the FDF directly affect the performance of the social state and the attractiveness of Switzerland as a location for business. The FDF essentially performs three main functions:

Policy Formulation

Provision of Services


Federal Department of Finance
Bundesgasse 3, 3003 Bern , Switzerland
Phone: 031 322 21 11
Fax: 031 323 38 52