Visa & entry to Switzerland

Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees

Information and contacts

List of information sources and contact points with regard to entering Switzerland and residency

Living in Switzerland

What you need to know about working, studying and living in Switzerland as a foreigner

Information about Switzerland

Summary of general information about Switzerland and links

Business activities in Switzerland

Switzerland's strength as one of the most successful global business locations

Important message for Libyan citizens and foreigners residing in Libya

The Embassy of Switzerland in Tripoli is temporarily closed. Schengen visa–applications of citizens with Libyan or other nationality residing in Libya  have to be submitted via appointment at the Swiss Embassy in Tunis.

Please note that the visa applications have to be completely filled in prior to the appointment. Applicants who present empty or incomplete applications won’t be accepted.

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