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The Trade Office of Swiss Industries publishes newsletters containing information on culture, science and politics
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The Trade Office of Swiss Industries facilitates and promotes economic, cultural, educational, scientific and tourism exchanges between Switzerland and Taiwan. It also provides practical assistance to Swiss nationals in Taiwan.
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An overview of the content, and how it is kept up to date
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Risk of kidnapping in the Sahara and Sahel region
How many Swiss nationals live in the country and what they do
Get together with other Swiss nationals living abroad
Contact the responsible Swiss representation or consulate when you want to register or unregister as a resident, when you need a new passport, have moved or wish to apply for citizenship. The entire selection of services offered can be found in the dropdown menu to the right. The contact details of the responsible Swiss representation are shown on the corresponding page.
Swiss citizens who get into difficulties abroad, also can ask for advice and help from the Swiss representative.
The magazine for the Swiss Abroad appears six times a year and provides information about what is happening at home and the activities of Swiss associations abroad. It also answers administrative questions.
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Using the FDFA’s online consular services while abroad.
The relevant Swiss representation abroad can answer any questions concerning the FDFA’s online desk.
Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees
List of information sources and contact points with regard to entering Switzerland and residency
What you need to know about working, studying and living in Switzerland as a foreigner
Summary of general information about Switzerland and links
Switzerland's strength as one of the most successful global business locations
An overview of Swiss diplomacy and involvement on the ground
A broad overview of Swiss services compiled by the FDFA, SECO and the Swiss representations abroad
ID and visa provisions according to nationality for a stay of up to 90 days
List of authorities or agencies competent for your visa application according to your place of residence
Requested documentation to submit with your application for a stay of up to 90 days
Information regarding the Schengen visa fees
Information regarding the SIS, registration of your personal data and the authorities or persons who have access to it
Expedited appointment schedule and checking process for medical or humanitarian purposes (urgent medical treatment, serious accident, loss in the family, etc.)
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Last update 27.11.2017