Information on fees related to the estate

Various fees may apply relating to the estate. Find out more about the deadlines and minimum and maximum costs here.

Estate processing and account closure at PostFinance are free of charge within the first 12 months after notification of death. The surviving dependants in the estate benefit from a waiver of any customer asset fees for six months from the date of notification of death.

Similarly, all the bereaved are exempt from the withdrawal conditions on the deceased’s savings accounts. The following services are charged to the estate:

  • Prices for estate management: CHF 50 per year is charged for the administration of accounts in the estate that are not cancelled within twelve months
  • Prices for estate processing: between CHF 30 and CHF 60 is charged for debiting of invoices without a payment order form
  • Prices for estate clarification: between CHF 30 and CHF 60 is charged for the verification of invalid documents from abroad