Embassy of Switzerland in Canada

CanadaThe embassy premises in Ottawa © 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


A greeting from the Ambassador of Switzerland

Switzerland and Canada

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy


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

Visas for Switzerland

Information on visa requirement, procedure to submit an entry visa application to a Swiss representation and visa application form


Local and international news and events related to the country

Who is who

  • Dr. Beat Nobs, Ambassador
  • Anja Zobrist Rentenaar, Deputy Head of Mission
  • Bernardo Rutschi, First Secretary
  • Markus Reubi, Head of Swiss Business Hub Canada, Montreal 
  • Dr. Urs Obrist, Senior Science and Technology Counsellor
  • Peter Wanner, Major General; Defence, Military, Naval & Air Attaché, Washington DC
  • Christian Lanz, Colonel GS; Deputy Defence, Military, Naval & Air Attaché, Washington DC
  • Philippe Dayer, Police Attaché & Liaison Officer to the US and Canada, Washington DC