Schengen visa for a stay of up to 90 days

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Starting March 19, 2020, Switzerland temporarily stopped accepting visa applications and issuing Schengen and national visas.

The visa services will resume and/or have resumed as follows:

Beginning May 11, 2020:

  • National type D visas for family reunification for family members of Swiss, EU and EFTA citizens
  • Work visas

Beginning June 8, 2020:

  • National type D visas for studies (over 90 days) and family reunification for family members of all nationalities

No Schengen visa applications type C are accepted for short-term stays of up to 90 days in the Schengen area for tourism, business or visit. It is at the moment unfortunately unclear when the situation will allow the issuance of Schengen visas again. As soon as the acceptance of visa applications is possible, it will be published on this website.

For further information please visit: SEM

Do I need a Schengen visa?

ID and visa provisions according to nationality for a stay of up to 90 days

Where to apply for a Schengen visa?

List of authorities or agencies competent for your visa application according to your place of residence

Which documents should I submit with a Schengen visa application?

Requested documentation to submit with your application for a stay of up to 90 days

Schengen visa fees

Information regarding the Schengen visa fees

Schengen and your personal data

Information regarding the SIS, registration of your personal data and the authorities or persons who have access to it

Application procedure for urgent medical purposes (fast-track)

Expedited appointment schedule and checking process for medical or humanitarian purposes (urgent medical treatment, serious accident, loss in the family, etc.)