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Billing and payment methods

Are you a customer of swisstopo and would like to pay by credit card or electronic invoice? Or are you a supplier or service provider who bills swisstopo for your products or services? This page provides information on billing and receiving invoices from swisstopo electronically, and the options for making payments by credit card.


E-billing is so easy!

As a customer, you can now receive invoices from swisstopo in electronic form.

No more typing of account numbers, amounts and reference numbers. With just a few clicks of the mouse you can check the e-bill in your online banking system and approve it for payment. By changing over to e-billing, not only are you helping to protect the environment, you also benefit from the following advantages:

  • Paperless: You receive the bill directly via your online banking or your company's ac-counting system.
  • Quick and easy: You don't need to type out payment details.
  • Safe: You control payment activation.

E-billing for the Confederation

As a supplier or service provider, you can now bill swisstopo electronically

E-billing is the modern, easy and safe way to issue bills. Instead of printing your bill and posting it to the Federal Administration, you send your bill information electronically to an e-bill service provider or as PDF to .

You save time and money – we process your bill swiftly and seamlessly. Sound easy? It is too!

Learn more about the various options – you'll find it has the right option for you!

The Federal Council has decided to oblige Federal Administration suppliers to submit electronic bills whenever the value of a contract exceeds CHF 5,000. This obligation comes into effect on 1 January 2016.

In order to send us an invoice in electronic form you will need the following accounting details:

  • PostFinance – eBillAccountID: 41100000125628720
  • Conextrade – ConextradeID: 41301000000180016
  • Send the PDF invoice by e-mail to -- Attention Only one PDF file per email, comments and instructions in the email will not be considered. Only invoices and credit notes are processed. Payment reminders, dunning letters, account statements, contracts and other correspondence are ignored and deleted. 
  • Billing address: swisstopo, c/o Kreditoren VBS, Postfach, 3003 Bern

E-billing for the Confederation

Credit Card

We accept the following credit cards on direct sale:

  • MasterCard 
  • VISA
  • Postcard

Online payments can also be made using TWINT.

Our online shop uses the latest encryption technology and security standards, so you can process the transaction with your credit card on a secure website. 


Questions about a particular bill?

Please contact the department's specialist staff: swisstopo Financial accounting


Federal Office of Topography swisstopo Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern
+41 58 469 01 11


Billing address

c/o Kreditoren VBS
CH-3003 Bern

Federal Office of Topography swisstopo

Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern

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