Various regulations apply for entering Switzerland. A basic distinction is made between citizens of the European Union (EU) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries and those of other countries. The State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) is the responsible authority in Switzerland.
Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland
Visa outsourcing partner / Visa acceptance center
As from July 3rd, 2018, this representation works with the company VFS Global. VFS Global is a long-standing and trusted partner of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA and enjoys its full confidence. For the services of the visa acceptance center, VFS Global may ask a service fee which is to be paid in addition to the visa fee.
Further information and addresses of our visa acceptance center can be found at VFS Global, Switzerland/Ghana
Since Switzerland’s adherence to the Schengen and Dublin agreements came into force (12 December 2008), Swiss representations abroad are able to issue certain categories of visa, depending on the length of stay and purpose of the journey in Switzerland. Please select one of the following options: