The FAOA oversees all audit firms that provide financial or regulatory audit services to public interest entities, as well as audit firms that have opted to submit to FAOA oversight voluntarily.


Federal Audit Oversight Authority
Bundesgasse 18
P. O. Box
3001 Berne

Tel.: +41 31 560 22 22
Fax: +41 31 560 22 23
Email:   info@rab-asr.ch

Foreign audit firms

If a company based abroad provides statutory or comparable audit services for companies under foreign law whose equities are listed on a Swiss stock exchange, it has to alternatively announce itself by declaration with the FAOA or have a licence as a federally-supervised audit firm.

Declaration and Licensing