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As of November 1, 2013, the Visa Section at the Swiss Embassy in Ankara will be closed.

Starting from November 1, 2013, visa applications for Swiss Schengen visas must be submitted through our outsourcing agency TLScontact, which will then forward the visa applications from their application center in Ankara to the Consulate General in Istanbul for further processing.

Address TLS-Ankara application center:

Sheraton Hotel,
Congress and Cultural Center, on ground level of Boğaz Sokak,

Further information can be found on the website of http://www.tlscontact.com/tr2ch TLScontact.


As of now, to set up an appointment, please contact TLScontact through their website or call-center:

Tel. +90 (0)212 370 31 00, Monday to Friday, from 08:30 – 12:30 and 13:30 – 16:30.

Further Information:

For further information please check the website of the http://www.eda.admin.ch/eda/en/home/reps/eur/vtur/cgist/visist.html Visa Section in Istanbul or send an email to following address:

Visa Section Consulate General of Switzerland in Istanbul
Tel.: +90 212 283 12 93 (Mon–Thu: 15:00–16:00)
Fax: +90 212 283 12 97

It is advisable to reach us via email as the telephone service may be temporarily overloaded because of high caller volume. Emails will be answered within one business day