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737 North Michigan Avenue
(Entrance on Chicago Avenue)
Chicago, IL 60611
United States of America
You are required to appear in person if the first 3 digits of your zip code are:
Illinois: 600, 601, 602, 603, 604. 605, 606, 607, 608, 609, 610, 611, 613, 615, 616, 617
Indiana: 463, 464, 465, 466, 469, 479
Michigan: 490, 491, 493, 494, 495
Wisconsin: 530-34, 535, 537, 539
All other applicants, as well as persons residing in Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, and Ohio can file applications by mail. However, if necessary, a personal interview might be requested.
No appointment is needed. The Consular Section is open to the public Monday to Friday, 9.00 a.m. - 12.00 noon, except holidays.
Visas cannot be processed on the same day. If you wish to have your passport/visa returned by mail after processing, please provide a prepaid self-addressed return envelope with a tracking number, indicating your name and address both as sender and recipient.
Please visit our website for requirements: incomplete files will not be accepted.
Payment options: cash or major credit cards are accepted (no American Express). By mail, only a money order will be accepted. Personal checks are not accepted.
The Consulate General of Switzerland does not assume any liability for the loss of documents submitted by mail.