Embassy of Switzerland in Bolivia

Embassy of Switzerland in Bolivia
Embassy of Switzerland in Bolivia © FDFA

As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture.

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Embassy Services

The embassy continues to operate, but communications are via email lapaz@eda.admin.ch or by phone +591 2 275 10 01.

There is no service to the public at the moment (only for emergencies). 

  •    Schengen Visa

The agreement between the Swiss and Spanish authorities on representation in the issuance of Schengen visas for Switzerland for Bolivian nationals has been suspended until further notice. Without exception, all applications for Schengen visas for Switzerland must be submitted in person to the Andean Regional Consular Centre in Lima - Peru (lima@eda.admin.ch). Under Directive 3 COVID 19, only those applications for Schengen visas that fall within the exceptions set out in this Directive will be accepted for processing. Any application that does not constitute an exceptional or serious case will be rejected. For further information, please visit the website of the State Secretariat for Migration (SEM), www.sem.admin.ch.

  •     Life certificates :

Due to the current situation, mail delays and difficulties in contacting the competent authorities, the Swiss Compensation Fund in Geneva (SAK/CSC/CSC) accepts the sending of temporary life certificates by e-mail to the following address: sedmaster@zas.admin.ch. These can be confirmed by the participants by means of their signature (no official stamp). 

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