Entry on the traveler’s own responsibility
Due to the ongoing pandemic, Schengen member states have varying entry regulations. It is the traveler’s sole responsibility to determine prior to travel whether they fulfill the entry conditions for the countries they intend to visit. Information on the individual represented destinations can be found here: Estonia (PDF, 1 Page, 382.1 kB), Finland (PDF, 1 Page, 410.3 kB), France (PDF, 1 Page, 450.1 kB), Latvia (PDF, 1 Page, 624.3 kB), Poland (PDF, 1 Page, 425.0 kB), the Czech Republic, Slovakia (PDF, 1 Page, 284.2 kB), Slovenia (PDF, 1 Page, 227.4 kB) (the information is given by the individual states; the Swiss Embassy is not responsible for the content).
The Embassy of Switzerland will no longer gives visa information by phone. For general questions, please call the VFS call center between 08.00am until 05.00pm under the following number: +996 507 585329.
In case of specific questions related to an individual application, you can write an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
New Visa procedure
Starting August 16th 2022 visa applications for Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, France, Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Estonia and Latvia must be submitted to VFS Global: Business Centre Victory, 11th floor, Ibraimova Street 103.
Applicants can find all details on the VFS website and here is also a click to talk function which is free of charge for all applicants.
You are required to first register online to VFS Global in order to reserve an appointment. It is necessary to follow the online process correctly by filling all necessary fields properly. The display of error messages indicates most probably an incorrect manipulation and not a malfunction of the online booking system. In addition, make sure to complete the online booking process successfully and print out the appointment confirmation in order to avoid inconveniences.