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The Swiss embassy represents Switzerland's interests in the country and provides consular services and visa support for people resident in: Tunisie, Libye
Implements Switzerland's development cooperation and humanitarian aid on the ground
The current security situation in the country
An overview of the content, and how it is kept up to date
Information for preparing your trip
Visa application procedure and applicable regulations in Switzerland
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What to do in case of earthquake abroad?
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Risk of kidnapping in the Sahara and Sahel region
Planning and preparation of your emigration.
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Swiss nationals who live and travel abroad are subject to which national laws and obligations?
Preparation of your temporary stay abroad, such as a trip abroad or professional and language training abroad.
Deregistration abroad and obligation to register in Switzerland on your return to Switzerland.
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How many Swiss nationals live in the country and what they do
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.
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
The Embassy of Switzerland in Tripoli is temporarily closed. Schengen visa–applications of citizens with Libyan or other nationality residing in Libya have to be submitted via appointment at the Swiss Embassy in Tunis.
Please note that the visa applications have to be completely filled in prior to the appointment. Applicants who present empty or incomplete applications won’t be accepted.
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
Switzerland's strategic priorities in the local context
Switzerland’s thematic priority in the field of international cooperation
Switzeland's projects searchable by date or theme
Local activities – picture galleries, publications or local newspaper articles illustrate Switzerland's activities
International cooperation is driven by the vision of a world without poverty and in peace, for sustainable development. Through four equally-important objectives, Switzerland is making a global contribution.
Swiss Cooperation Programme Tunisia 2021-2024 (PDF, 40 Pages, 1.7 MB, French)
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Last update 05.10.2022