Embassy of Switzerland in Spain

Detailed information can be found on the German, French or Italian page.

Embassy Madrid © FDFA

President of the Swiss Confederation Guy Parmelin: National Day 2021 greetings for the Swiss abroad

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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.


Switzerland-EU Institutional Agreement

No signing of Swiss–EU institutional agreement 

At its meeting on 26 May, the Federal Council undertook an overall evaluation of the outcome of the negotiations on the institutional framework agreement (InstA).

 #SwissEUrelations – a first rank partnership 

The European Union is Switzerland’s most important partner by far and effective cooperation is therefore vitally important. This video presents facts and figures about the close economic and human relations between Switzerland and the European Union. #SwissEUrelations #MoreThanNeighbors


A greeting from the Ambassador

Event calendar

Event calendar: Overview of cultural events with Swiss participation in Spain

Switzerland and Spain

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy

Job vacancies

Local job vacancies and admission requirements for internship programmes

Services and visa

From the issuing of passports to civil status matters, the FDFA's foreign representations provide a wide range of services to Swiss citizens living abroad.

The following districts are treated by this Consular Section:

  • The autonomous regions of d'Andalucía, Asturias, País Vasco, Canarias, Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla y León, Extremadura, Galicia, Madrid, Navarra, La Rioja as well as the autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla.

The General Consulate in Barcelona is competent for persons domiciled in:

  • the autonomous regions of Aragón, Murcia, the Balearic Islands, Catalonia, Valencia
  • the Principality of Andorra.


Contact the responsible Swiss representation for identity papers, civil status, registration and deregistration, matters of civil status, etc...

Living in Spain

Useful tips about emigration, and staying in the country, as well as information about the return of Swiss expatriates to Switzerland

Visa & entry to Switzerland

Visa requirements, the filing of visa applications, forms and visa costs, and information about living in Switzerland

Travel advice

The FDFA provides information on security-related aspects of politics and crime in the country. The travel advice assesses possible risks and recommends precautionary measures.