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Consulate General St. Petersburg
The Consulate General of Switzerland in St. Petersburg is serving residents of the northwest region only (Republics of Karelia and Komi, Nenets autonomous district and regions of Arkhangelsk, Vologda, Kaliningrad, Leningrad, Murmansk, Novgorod, Pskov and the city of St. Petersburg).
Important Change Visa Applications
Please note that the visa section of the Consulate General of Switzerland in St. Petersburg has been closed. Therefore all visa issues will be handled at the Embassy of Switzerland in Moscow. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org / www.eda.admin.ch/moscow
The Consulate General in St. Petersburg is only accepting documents for wedding preparation cases. To make an appointment please call +7 812 327 08 17.
Important changes in the visa application process as of September 21st, 2012, in the Russian Federation
Starting September 21st, 2012, applications for Schengen visa (categories A & C) need to be submitted at the counters of an external service provider, which will then forward the visa documents for futher processing to the Embassy in Moscow according to the consular jurisdiction. Passports with visa are to be collected at the same office where the documents were submitted earlier. The external service provider is called VFS Global. This service costs EUR 23.00 per person - in addition to the visa fee that might be due (equivalent payable in RUR).
Website of the company VFS Global
Locations and addresses of the Visa Application Centers