Embassy of Switzerland in Canada

CanadaThe embassy premises in Ottawa © FDFA

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.

The tasks of the embassy



Travel information

For all current information, please consult our page:


Personal visit to the Embassy

Given the current circumstances, our operational capacity is limited. In order to maintain social distancing please limit your visits to the Embassy to appointments that have been approved. 

As per Ontario's regulations, wearing a mask is mandatory in the Embassy. 


A greeting from the Ambassador of Switzerland

Switzerland and Canada

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


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

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


The Consulates General of Switzerland in Montreal and Vancouver publish newsletters to inform about developments or events.


Local and international news and events related to the country

Who is who

Salome Meyer, Ambassador

Regula Kurzbein, Deputy Head of Mission

Ulrich Haug, Second Secretary

Eros Robbiani, Head of Swiss Business Hub Canada, Montreal 

Urs Obrist, Ph.D., Senior Science and Technology Counsellor

Daniel Baumgartner, Lieutenant General; Defence, Military, Naval & Air Attaché, Washington DC

Yves Perret, Lieutenant Colonel; Deputy Defence, Military, Naval & Air Attaché, Washington DC