Independent Service


The Surveillance Service (PTSS) is an independent service for surveilling post and telecommunications in Switzerland. Upon request by a Swiss law enforcement authority, it conducts inquiries. In doing so, the service is not bound by instructions of other authorities but has authority to give instructions to telecommunication providers.

The Surveillance Service is administratively affiliated to the IT of the Federal Department of Justice and Police (ISC-FDJP, cf. Art. 3 SPTA/OSCPT).

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Last modification 08.08.2019

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