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Please note that for every visa aplications an appointment is required.
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Consulate General Shanghai © FDFA
The FDFA HelpLine deals as central contact point with matters relating to consular services like travel advice, consular protection, living abroad and other consular services.
The Helpline offers 24h service 365 days/year.
Tel. from Switzerland:
0800 24 7 365
Tel. from abroad:
+41 800 24 7 365
Web: Helpline EDA
Consulate General of Switzerland
22F, Building A
Far East International Plaza
319 Xianxia Road
Shanghai 200051, P.R. China
Tel.: +86 21 6270 0519
+86 21 6270 0520
Fax: +86 21 6270 0522
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, Sunday and
public holidays closed
Telephone hours (for Visa inquiries please see below)
Monday - Thursday
08:15 - 12:30 and 13:45 - 17:00
08:15 - 12:30 and 13:00 - 14:45
- appointment required for Visa application
- no appointment required for Consular
To schedule an appointment please click here
Tel. +86 21 5257 4111
Monday - Thursday 15:30 - 16:30
Provinces of Anhui, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and City of Shanghai
News from the Consulate General of Switzerland
Our newsletter "Grüezi Shanghai" provides information about the Consulate General, recent events and special interests of the Swiss community living in Shanghai. In addition we publish twice a year our economic newsletter "Shanghai Flash" .
Enjoy the read!
For the lastest newsletter from our Consulate General please refer to the following links: