Welcome by the Consul General


Mr. Olivier Zehnder was appointed Consul General of Switzerland in Shanghai in August  2018.

Welcome to the website of the Consulate General of Switzerland in Shanghai!

It is a great pleasure to have assumed my duties as Consul General in Shanghai, when the bilateral relations between Switzerland and China are at their best and continue their ascent. Business, trade, innovation, culture and education exchanges between Switzerland and the Yangtze-Delta Region are remarkably fruitful and I am honored to be the direct witness of the region’s exceptional dynamism. We seek to expand Sino-Swiss relations and support business, culture, education, innovation and social exchanges. Last but not least, we also issue visas for a growing number of travelers to Switzerland.

Uniting under one roof the Swiss Business Hub, swissnex China, and Pro Helvetia, the Consulate General in Shanghai operates as a focal point in promoting Sino-Swiss relations. The main goals of the Consulate General are to represent the interests of Switzerland and to serve the Swiss community in the Municipality of Shanghai as well as in the provinces of Anhui, Jiangsu and Zhejiang.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need our services.

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Olivier Zehnder

Consul General