Accessibility in the federal administration

Digitally available information and services make it easier for people with disabilities to communicate with public authorities Place. This enables social and political participation for everyone.

The federal administration strives to make the content of websites and mobile applications barrier-free. The eCH-0059 Accessibility Standard Version 3 requires compliance with WCAG 2.1 criteria at conformance level AA.

Overriding Provisions

Accessibility provisions are formulated in the following ordinances:

  • Article 8 paragraph 2 of the Federal Constitution requires the non-discrimination of people with a physical, mental or mental disability
  • The Disability Equality Act (BehiG) requires measures to prevent, reduce or improve discrimination to eliminate
  • The Disability Equality Ordinance (BehiV) contains provisions on the requirements for a disabled person Organization of federal services
  • Article 9 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNO-BRK) explains how to guarantee equal access to Information and services for the public

Accessibility Statement

This website is partially compliant with WCAG 2.1, compliance level AA. The incompatibilities are listed below.


The content listed below is not barrier-free for the following reasons, including the indication of barrier-free alternatives:

  • a. Incompatibility with eCH0059-Accesability Standard Version 3
  • b. Disproportionate burden: Website to upload the document and the validation report


The accessibility statement was created on 31.07.2022.

The accessibility statement was last checked on 31.07.2022.