Consulate General of Switzerland in Lyon

Consulate General Lyon
Consulate General Lyon © FDFA

Important message concerning access to the counters of our representation

From 2 June 2020, the counters of this representation will once again be accessible, provided that an appointment has been booked in advance by telephone on +33 4 72 75 79 26. Until then, access to the counters will remain restricted to emergency cases that cannot be settled remotely (if this is the case, you must book an appointment in advance by telephone).

In the meantime, you can of course send us your specific requests by e-mail at

In emergency cases outside business hours, please contact the FDFA Helpline by email at or by telephone at +41 800 24 7 365 or +41 58 465 33 33.


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

Visa & entry to Switzerland

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

Living & working in France

Useful tips about emigration, and staying in the country, as well as information about the return of Swiss expatriates to Switzerland

Switzerland and France

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


List of partners supporting our projects.

Swiss Business Hub France

The Swiss Business Hub France links Swiss enterprises with French trading partners and supports French companies in the creation process of subsidiaries in Switzerland.

Detailed information can be found on the French page.