Swiss Cooperation Office and Consular Agency in Laos

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As of July 2020, Switzerland’s engagement with the Swiss community in Lao PDR is reinforced with the presence of a Consular Agency in Vientiane Capital, located at the Swiss Cooperation Office and Consular Agency in Laos. Furthermore, Switzerland opened an Honorary Consulate in Luang Prabang in August 2022, with Mr. Damien Killer as Honorary Consul. 

Functionality of the Swiss Consular Agency in Laos and the Regional Consular Centre in Bangkok

The Embassy of Switzerland and the Regional Consular Centre in Bangkok
is responsible for Swiss citizens in Laos, with the support of the Swiss
Consular Agency in Laos.

For usual consular affairs, please contact the Swiss Consular Agency in Laos:

Virtual Town Hall meetings of the Embassy and the Regional Consular Center

The Embassy of Switzerland in Bangkok regularly hosts virtual Town Hall meetings #AskTheEmbassy. The goal of these meetings is to inform the Swiss Communities in Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos about relevant issues, for example by inviting special guests to talk about a certain issue or by answering questions from the members of the Swiss Communities during the Town Hall.

Follow the virtual Town Hall meetings live on our Facebook page. All previous meetings can be found on our YouTube page for review.

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