Embassy of Switzerland in Kosovo

The embassy premises in Pristina
Embassy of Switzerland in Pristina © FDFA

As Switzerland's official representation, 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.

Embassy's tasks

COVID-19

Restricted access to the Embassy counters  

Due to the current pandemic situation COVID-19 , the consular activities of this Embassy continue but in a restricted manner. The access to our counters is limited.

Please note that entering the Embassy of Switzerland is only guaranteed on the basis of an appointment

Distance and hygiene instructions (PDF, 1 Page, 363.0 kB, English)  must be respected when entering the building.

 

For Swiss citizens: We are at your service for any information. The access to the counter remains assured but only by appointment. Please contact us by email: pristina.visa@eda.admin.ch

In case of emergency, Consular services remain also available outside office hours: Helpline FDFA +41 800 247 365 or  +41 58 465 33 33   helpline@eda.admin.ch

Information regarding visa services

As of 02.05.2022, entering Switzerland will again be possible under the regular conditions.

Requests for family reunification / marriage preparation / studies

The Embassy allocates a limited number of appointments for applications for family reunification, marriage preparation and for studying in Switzerland. Please contact the Regional Consular Center Western Balkans by e-mail (pristina.visa@eda.admin.ch) to arrange an appointment. Please send a scan of your passport as well as a short description of the kind of application. The next available appointment will be allocated, based on the principle "first come, first served". Further details on the application procedure: Kosovo / Albania / North Macedonia

Visa for France, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg

The suspension of the representation agreements with France, Belgium, the Netherlands Luxembourg and Austria will be lifted as of 01.11.2021.  Applying for a visa C for the mentioned countries is possible again at TLScontact.

All travelers are responsible for verifying the COVID-19 travel restrictions in place before departure. 

Please be informed that in view of the restrictions currently in force due to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, third-country nationals who do not have a right of residence in Luxembourg may not enter the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg until 30 June 2022. Applying for a Visa C for Luxembourg is only granted for diplomats etc. on official mission, transit passengers, and persons with compelling/mandatory family obligations as well as visas for educational purpose. For further information, we kindly ask you to contact the Embassy of Luxembourg directly. 

Important information

We kindly ask you to respect the existing restrictions of the local authorities. This Embassy accepts no responsibility for any violations, as this is the personal responsibility of each individual. This Embassy cannot issue any special permits to reach the Embassy.

Welcome

A greeting from the Ambassador

Services

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

News

Local and international news and events related to the country

Registration and deregistration, change of address

Information about the registration, de-registration and notification of address changes at Swiss representations abroad

Switzerland and Kosovo

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

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

Partners

List of partners supporting our projects.

Detailed information can be found on the German and the French page.