Embassy of Switzerland in Japan

The embassy premises in Tokyo
Swiss Embassy in Tokyo © FDFA

* Due to a formation of the staff, the counter of the embassy remains closed on Thursday, 17th October 2019. Thank you very much for your understanding.

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 and financial affairs, legal arrangements, science, education and culture. 

The tasks of the embassy


A greeting from the Ambassador

Official Holidays

The Swiss representations are closed on the listed dates


Local and international news


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

Custom and Import Formalities

Custom and import formalities 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