All nationals require a valid passport.
Only exception are nationals of the following countries who may also present an alternative document of identification instead of a passport: Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden.
Mentioned validity: after intended period of stay
Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kiribati, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Tuvalu, United Kingdom, USA, Vatican City.
Note: If staying for longer than 3 months, or if total length of time spent in Switzerland exceeds 6 months within a 12-month period, a residence permit is required.
- Application form
- Passport-size photo
- Valid passport with 1 full blank page
- Return ticket
- Evidence of sufficient funds for stay
- Proof of purpose of visit
- Visa fee payment
- Tourist Visa: 90 days.
- Student Visa: 90 days.
- Student Visa: 15-20 EUR
- Tourist Visa: 1 days
- Student Visa: 1 days
- Embassy of Switzerland in England UK:
- Embassy of Switzerland in USA:
- Embassy of Switzerland in Australia:
- Embassy of Switzerland in Canada:
All information on this page has been carefully investigated. However visa requirements change frequently and the information is provided without any guarantee.
Before departure it is recommended to check the website of the embassy. For further questions regarding visa requirements contact directly the embassy of Switzerland in your country.
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