Where to apply for a national visa?

My place of residence My visa application should be submitted to
Barbados, Grenada, Guyana, Suriname, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela  Embassy of Switzerland in Caracas

Personal appearance and appointments

Kindly note that personal appearance is only required for applications for family reunification.

Applicants shall first gather all the necessary documents (please see “Which documents should I submit with a Schengen visa application?”). Afterwards, please contact the Embassy by email (caracas@eda.admin.ch) for further instructions.

The processing time for a national visa is approximately 8 to 12 weeks. In specific cases, the processing might take longer.