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Expansion of the Consular District of the Embassy of Switzerland in the United States of America in Washington
As of December 10, 2013, all consular and visa-related services will be carried out by the Embassy of Switzerland in Washington for the following States:
The Embassy of Switzerland in the United States of America in Washington remains responsible for the District of Columbia and the States of Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia as well as the possessions of the United States of America where Switzerland has no representation (Guam and Saipan).
As part of the current restructuring of the network of Swiss representations abroad, the Consulate General of Chicago will be closed.
The team of the Embassy of Switzerland in the United States of America in Washington welcomes the new States in its Consular jurisdiction and is committed to maintaining its high level of services.
Visiting Hours for Consular Affairs
The Embassy in D.C. offers consular and legal services for the following U.S. states (area of Consular Jurisdiction): District of Columbia, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Virginia, West Virginia and U.S. territories without Swiss representation (Guam and Saipan).
Find representations in other areas:
Representations in the United States of America
Former Swiss Ambassador to Iran Livia Leu and the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs have received a 2013 Common Ground Award for their diplomatic efforts in carrying out Switzerland’s mandate as a protecting power for the United States of America in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Ambassador Leu accepte the award at a ceremony on Thursday, November 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
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