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Swiss Ministry of Land Border Control

Protecting Switzerland from criminal attack

Business challenge

Secure all land borders across the country and support federated policing organizations to deter national security threats.


Unisys provides border security-related solutions including biometric technologies for processing entrants into Switzerland, with reporting, recording, alarming, investigation, statistics, and control capabilities for federal border guards.

Results and benefits

  • Arrested 3,000 ‘wanted’ persona, identified 28,000 infringements of the customs regulations and other laws per year 
  • Seized 10,000 kg of various drugs/narcotics and identified 3,000 bogus documents per year 
  • Generated USD 76m in fines for the Swiss government per year
  • Enhanced employee productivity with faster access to tools and technologies