Consulate General of Switzerland in Lyon

Consulate General Lyon
Consulate General Lyon © FDFA

Coronavirus Information

To access the full content of this website, please see our page in french.

For information related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) kindly consult the information and directives of the local authorities (Ministère des Solidarités et de la Santé)  and the recommendations of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

On state level, the Federal Office of Public Health of Switzerland (FOPH) informs in regards to the Novel Coronavirus and publishes travel advice accordingly.

The Travel Advice FDFA (in German, French and Italian) offers travelers basic information for travel preparation by informing on possible risks and certain precautions. They are to be considered as a complementary source of information.

For urgent requests, kindly contact the FOPH Helpline (Tel. +41 58 463 00 00) or contact the Swiss representations in France directly.

Important message concerning access to the counters of our representation

From 2 June 2020, the counters of this representation will once again be accessible, provided that an appointment has been booked in advance by telephone on +33 4 72 75 79 26. Until then, access to the counters will remain restricted to emergency cases that cannot be settled remotely (if this is the case, you must book an appointment in advance by telephone).

In the meantime, you can of course send us your specific requests by e-mail at

In emergency cases outside business hours, please contact the FDFA Helpline by email at or by telephone at +41 800 24 7 365 or +41 58 465 33 33.


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

Visa & entry to Switzerland

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

Living in France

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

Switzerland and France

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

Detailed information can be found on the French page.