Swiss Cooperation Office and Consular Agency in Laos

As of 1 July 2020, Switzerland’s engagement with the Swiss community in Lao PDR is reinforced with the presence of a Consular Agency in Vientiane Capital. The Agency is located at the Swiss Cooperation Office and Consular Agency in Laos.

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: vientiane.ca@eda.admin.ch.

For questions regarding the COVID-19 situation, please contact directly the
Regional Consular Centre in Bangkok: bangkok.cc@eda.admin.ch.

Facebook Live #AskTheEmbassy

The 1st virtual Town Hall meeting #AskTheEmbassy with the Swiss Community in Thailand, Lao PDR and Cambodia took place on 22.06.2020. Available on Facebook.

The 2nd Virtual Town Hall meeting #AskTheEmbassy with the Swiss Community took place on 20.07.2020. Available on Facebook.

The 3rd Virtual Town Hall meeting #AskTheEmbassy with the Swiss Community took place on 24.08.2020. Available on Facebook.

Useful links mentioned during the virtual Town Hall meetings:

Federal Customs Administration

Bank Services for Swiss living abroad (ASO)

Special flight Vientiane-Frankfurt 01.10.2020

The company ENVOY will be operating a special flight from Vientiane (Wattay Internationl Airport) to Frankfurt (FRA) on 1 October 2020. There are still seats available.

Booking through ENVOY’s website.

It is possible for Swiss citizens to travel on this flight and to continue their journey from Frankfurt to Switzerland. Passengers are responsible to organize their transportation to Switzerland independently. 

If you secured a seat on this flight, please contact as soon as possible the Regional Consular Centre in Bangkok, as your departure from Laos must be authorised by the Laotian Government: bangkok.cc@eda.admin.ch. 

Please note that the Swiss Government is not involved in the organization of this flight and cannot guarantee any seats.

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