Consular Affairs

What we do

We provide consular services for Swiss residing in the consular district which includes the provinces of Guangdong, Fujian, Hainan, Guangxi, Hunan and Jiangxi. Swiss citizens who need assistances, can ask us for advice and help. In addition we issue Schengen visa for Chinese and other nationals.

We deal with the following areas in particular

  • Registration of Swiss nationals residing in the consular district
  • Issuing passports and ID cards
  • Personal, family and inheritance matters
  • Civil status matters (births, marriages, divorces, deaths, adoptions)
  • Nationality issues
  • Exercising political rights (referenda, elections)
  • Welfare services for Swiss nationals
  • Certifications and legalizations where a Swiss interest exists
  • Consular protection: assistance with lost passports, repatriations, support and assistance in the event of accident, arrest or other emergencies
  • Schengen visa