Embassy of Switzerland in Azerbaijan

Embassy of Switzerland in Baku © FDFA
Embassy of Switzerland in Baku © FDFA

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 tasks of the embassy


Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Information for Swiss citizens

Swiss citizens travelling abroad are advised to register on the Travel Admin App of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA).

FDFA Focus Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) (de, fr, it)

"What does the FDFA advise?"

Please consult the website of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health FOPH to be informed of the measures in place in Switzerland and sanitary requirements applicable to persons travelling to Switzerland.

Other source of important information about COVID-19 worldwide: World Health Organization WHO

The borders of Azerbaijan are currently closed, but charter flights take place every day to several destinations (see Heydar Aliyev International Airport).  Please note that many airlines require a negative PCR test, please follow the instructions of the airlines.

You can find more information on the situation and measures in Azerbaijan on the following websites: 

The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Website Koronavirusinfo.az

Swiss citizens wishing to visit the Embassy are kindly requested to make an appointment by e-mail or phone (see contact details on the right-hand side of the screen).

Information regarding entry into Switzerland

Please note: if your trip includes stops in other foreign countries, it is your responsibility to check the travel restrictions in force in those countries.

To see what rules apply to your own particular situation when entering Switzerland, consult the online Travelcheck.

New Covid-19 entry requirements for Switzerland as of the 20th September 2021. 

For further information, please consult the webpage of the State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) and of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH).

Switzerland's Online visa system

Passenger Locator Form: all persons entering Switzerland – vaccinated, recovered or with a negative test result – MUST complete the entry form (Passenger Locator Form, SwissPLF)

Visa customers should book a time slot online.They can submit their paper application with documentation and passport through a mandated third person (simple Power of Attorney), if the finger prints were captured less than 59 months ago and can be copied. In case copying is not possible, the customer will be invited to come in person to the visa section so that the finger prints can be captured again.


A greeting from the Ambassador

Job vacancies

Local job vacancies and admission requirements for internship programmes


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

Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees


The Swiss embassy publishes a newsletter containing information on culture, science and politics


Scholarship opportunities for foreign and Swiss students


Local and international news and events related to the country


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