The Ordinance of 24 October 2007 on Fees under the Federal Act on Foreign Nationals (SR 142.209, in German French and Italian) and the Visa Code stipulate the fees to be collected. The amounts are payable in the currency determined by the Swiss representation.
|Children aged from 6 < 12||51.00|
Bosnia, Herzegovina, Serbia, Russia, Moldova and Armenia
|Exempt from fee||free|
|Children under 6 years of age at time of application|
|Spouses and children of Swiss and EU/EFTA citizens|
|Employees of several International Organizations|
|Applicants for study visas and for their partners|
|Other categories according to art 13 of the Ordinance on Federal fees under the Foreign Nationals Act (RS 142.209, see link below)|
|Advance for objection following a visa C (<90 days) refusal||260.00|
The fee must be paid either in cash or by money order (made out to the competent Swiss Consulate General or Embassy). If the application is made by mail, a money order is required.
If you have doubts whether you are exempt from the fee, contact the Swiss representation competent for your place of residence by email.
The fee for the visa is due at the time the application is submitted and is not refundable. If you withdraw the application or it is rejected the fee will not be returned.
The Swiss representation reserves the right to adapt the amounts at any time in relation to exchange rate fluctuations.
Detailed information can be found on the French page.