Permanence for cooperators is open on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm, then from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm. It is during this permanence that you must come to sign your lease.

To sign your lease you have to book an appointment on-line here.

Signing your lease contract

On the day of your appointment, you need to bring :
– an ID
– a student card (or certificate)
– an income documentary (pay slip, grant certificate,parents letter of support with the monthly amount,…)
– a civil liability insurance certificate (RC) [beware : it doesn’t cover you from stealing] One can be concluded at the office at the price of CHF 69.-
– CHF 300.- for the cooperative membership share*
– CHF 75.- for the annual contribution to the cooperative
– the amount of 2 months rent (wihtout maintenance costs) as a rent guarantee (deposit) **
– the first month rent

Without ALL of these documents, no lease contract will be established!

The amount of the first month of rent, the rent guarantee **, the social share and the contribution is to be paid at the office, otherwise by prepayment on our Postfinance account:

Beneficiary: Ciguë, 1205 Genève

IBAN: CH94 0900 0000 1201 2868 6

But bring proof of payment when signing.

To save time, you can come to sign your lease having read and signed the rules of the cooperative and the ecological convention (accessible here).


* The rent guarantee and the social part will be given back to you on your departure as long as the rents payment are up to date.

** Of course, you can also open a rent guarantee account blocked with the bank that you chose, mentioning the Ciguë as the lessor.