The classification of holiday apartments and guest rooms

If you own a holiday apartment or guest rooms you would like to have classified, you should proceed as follows:

  1. Find the classification offices in your region on the current list. If there is no suitable classification office, send us an e-mail and we will help you.
  2. Contact the classification office.
  3. If you would like to professionally rent, find out whether the classification office works with a booking system. If it does not, you can register your property with a provider.
  4. Representatives of the classification office will register your property according to the questionnaire.
  5. The minimal requirements, the must criteria and the minimal points must be met.
  6. The classification office will put the property data online in the classification system.
  7.  Via the system the classification result will be established and your property will be classified (categories * to ***** or * to *****-superior.
  8. The Swiss Tourism Federation will issue the certificate.
  9. The apartment can be controlled by a trained inspector within the period 2013–2017 as specified in the regulations for random inspections.


Validation of the classification: four years from date of classification.

The classification offices accept applications anytime. The duration of the classification depends on the classification offices and normally takes between 2 and 4 weeks.