Consulate General of Switzerland in Atlanta

2014-Atlanta-GeneralkonsulatConsulate General of Switzerland in Atlanta © FDFA

Information regarding new corona virus (Novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV)

On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared coronavirus (2019-nCoV) to be a public health emergency of international concern.

The national and international health authorities are monitoring the development of the situation, informing the population and recommending precautionary measures, if necessary.

We advise our citizens living and travelling in the US to observe the information and recommendations of the World Health Organization WHO, the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention CDC and the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH. Please also consult the "Focus Corona Virus" in the FDFA's travel advice.

Visa & entry to Switzerland

Visa requirements, the filing of visa applications, forms and visa costs, and information about living in Switzerland

Services

Contact the responsible Swiss representation for identity papers, civil status, registration and deregistration, matters of civil status, etc...

News

News and press releases of the FDFA

General Information

Visa appointments:

The waiting time for an appointment may be up to 5 weeks, especially during the high season in summer or during the holiday season. Applicants are therefore advised to book their appointments as early as possible. Making an appointment is free of charge.

Payment:

Payments are accepted in cash, all major credit cards (except American Express) and money orders. Fees payable in USD only. Visa applicants also have the option to pay online (www.swiss-visa.ch).

Shipping documents:

It is recommended that important documents (passports, official papers, visa applications) are mailed with a carrier with a tracking number.