Embassy of Switzerland in Azerbaijan
As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture.
The Swiss authorities call on Swiss tourists and business travelers to return
to Switzerland and organize their journey independently as far as possible.
In addition, the Federal Council has been advising since 13 March 2020 to refrain from non-urgent travel abroad until further notice.
Swiss citizens travelling abroad are advised to register on the "Travel Admin App" of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) so that they can be contacted by the competent Embassy.
Please consult the website of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health to be informed of the current situation and measures in place in Switzerland.
Other source of important information:
In Azerbaijan, from 5 to 20 April 2020, entry into the country and exit by air or by road is suspended. Hence, there are currently no flights to European countries.
You can find more information on the situation and measures in Azerbaijan on the following websites:
The Embassy of Switzerland in Baku is open and can be contacted according to the indications mentioned on the right hand side of the screen (e-mail, phone). Please take an appointment in advance, if you wish to visit the Embassy.
After official hours: Helpline FDFA:
Helpline FDFA (Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland):
+41 800 247 365
+41 58 465 33 33
Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Visa for Switzerland
Due to the current situation, relating to the Coronavirus outbreak, the Swiss Federal Council has decided on 18.03.2020 to suspend with immediate effect the issuance of all Schengen as well as national visa for Switzerland until 15.06.2020. No visa applications will be accepted, except in some limited cases: foreign health workers, and applications from close family members (spouse and children) for family reunification / residency (national visa D).
All foreign nationals including citizens of EU/EFTA countries who are already holders of a Swiss residency permit, a cross border permit or of a Legitimation Card, can still enter Switzerland upon presentation of their valid residency permit. Swiss citizen can enter Switzerland at any time.
Appointments for consular issues:
The consular activities of the Swiss Embassy in Baku remain in a reduced form.
Due to the COVID-19 situation consular services at the counter will, until further notice, only be provided in urgent cases and exclusively when an appointment has been agreed in advance. As before, the Embassy can be reached over the telephone. Please send your written inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.