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Embassy Holidays 2014
01.01.2014 New Year
14.01.2014 Thai Pongal
04.02.2014 Independence Day
27.02.2014 Mahashivarathri
14.04.2014 Tamil & Sinhala New Year
18.04.2014 Good Friday
01.05.2014 May Day
14.05.2014 Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
12.06.2014 Poson Full Moon Poya Day
29.07.2014 Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramazan Festival Day)
01.08.2014 Swiss National Day
08.09.2014 Binara Full Moon Poya Day
08.10.2014 Vap Full Moon Poya Day
22.10.2014 Deepavali Festival
06.11.2014 Ill Full Moon Poya Day
25.12.2014 Christmas Day

Embassy of Switzerland in Sri Lanka 
63, Srimath R.G. Senanayake Mawatha (Gregory's Road )
Colombo 7 
Sri Lanka

Tel.: +94 11 269 51 17
Fax: +94 11 269 51 76
E-mail:  col.vertretung@eda.admin.ch

Opening Hours
Monday–Friday 08:30–11:30 hrs
(or by prior arrangement)

Consular District
Sri Lanka and Maldives


Civil Status (Marriage)

for all inquiries concerning marriage cases
and family reunion
E-mail:  coleta@eda.admin.ch
Marriage registration Webpage
in the link bar on the right side of this page 

Information

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Important information on visas to Switzerland


Short term visa (max. 90 days) 
As of 1st November 2013, applicants for short term visa (max. 90 days) have to submit their applications from Monday to Thursday, 8 am to 1 pm, and Friday, 8 am to 10 am, to the VFS Switzerland counter at the World Trade Center (WTC), Level 6, Echelon Square, Colombo 1, without prior appointment.
There is also a VFS office at 89, Brown Road, Jaffna.
More information on their website: http://www.vfsglobal.ch/Switzerland/Srilanka www.vfsglobal.ch/Switzerland/Srilanka


Exceptions:
The following applicants for short term visa (max. 90 days) may submit their applications directly to the Swiss Embassy after scheduling an appointment with the Swiss Embassy:

  • Families of Swiss or EU citizen
  • Diplomatic, Official or normal passports holders with a note from their Ministry
  • Applicants for humanitarian or urgent medical visas

Long term visa (more than 90 days) 
Applications for long term visa (more than 90 days), work visa, student visa and family reunion may submit their applications directly to the Swiss Embassy after scheduling an appointment with the Swiss Embassy

Visa (on appointment only)
Tel.: +94 11 269 12 20 press 7
for appointment only
(Mo–Th 08:00–10:00 hrs)
Tel.: +94 11 269 12 20 press 8
for all inquiries concerning visa
and travelling to Switzerland
(Mo–Th 14:00–16:00 hrs and
Fr 11:00–12:30 hrs)
Fax: +94 11 269 12 00
E-mail:  col.visa@eda.admin.ch

Visa Webpage in the link bar on the right side of this page