Swiss citizens are entitled to a passport and an identity card. The current biometric passports contain a chip on which your fingerprints and an image of your face are stored electronically. All Swiss travel documents are produced in Switzerland.
Passport and identity card
You can apply online for your passport and identity card. Once your application is reviewed, you receive an invitation to record your biometric data at the competent Swiss representation. Be sure to check the expiry date on your current passport and identity card and leave enough time to order new ones.
Detailed information can be found on the German and French page.
Declaration of consent for minors or to persons under curatorship
There are no special formalities for the declaration of consent for the issue of a Swiss travel document for minors and persons under curatorship. The declaration can be delivered in handwriting letter or as follows: