Embassy of Switzerland in Zimbabwe

Swiss Embassy Harare
Swiss Embassy Harare © FDFA

As the official representation of Switzerland, the embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic and financial affairs, legal arrangements, science, education and culture.

All consular services for Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe are provided by the Regional Consular Center Southern Africa in Pretoria/South Africa.

Regional Consular Center Southern Africa

The tasks of the embassy

Important information for visa applicants living in Zimbabwe

Effective 1 January 2024, Switzerland will no longer be represented by the Embassy of France in Harare. As of 1 January 2024, all visa applications for a Schengen visa for a stay of up to 90 days should be submitted to VFS Global. VFS Global can be contacted for appointments starting 11 December 2023. Processing of Visas will start from 03 January 2024.

National visa applications for a stay of more than 90 days have to be submitted at the Regional Consular Centre Southern Africa in Pretoria, South Africa.

Travel to Switzerland

Kindly refer to the website of the Regional Consular Center in Pretoria for news and updates on requirements to enter Switzerland.

Please note that conditions may still change at any time. Please verify the requirements with your airline, your travel agent and the destination country before travelling.  

Welcome by the Ambassador

A greeting from the Ambassador

Switzerland and Zimbabwe

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy


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