South Africa

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In South Africa official Swiss representations safeguard Switzerland’s various interests and provide transnational consular services. Switzerland is involved in development cooperation and humanitarian aid through relevant projects in South Africa.

Information for people travelling to South Africa

Travel advice for South Africa

Up-to-date information on the security situation, possible risks and recommended precautionary measures for people travelling to South Africa

Swiss representation in South Africa

Information on the representations abroad responsible for visa matters and consular services

Info on requirements for entry/visas for South Africa

The South African representations in Switzerland are responsible for providing information on travelling to South Africa

Information for people travelling to Switzerland


Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees

Information for Swiss nationals in South Africa


All services provided by the representations abroad – from renewing your passport to changing your civil status

Living in South Africa

Information on emigration, residence and returning to Switzerland, as well as useful information for Swiss nationals living abroad