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Search for events via date, search term or topic. You can also subscribe to the monthly events calendar. The calendar gives information about events that are organized by Swiss representations in India.
The Swiss representations are closed on the listed dates
The Swiss embassy represents Switzerland's interests in the country and provides consular services and visa support for people resident in: Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Orissa, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Sikkim, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Assam, Tripura, Jammu & Kashmir, Haryana, Delhi, Uttaranchal, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh (UT), Lakshadweep (UT), Jharkhand, Meghalaya, Kingdom of Bhutan
The Consulate General in Bengaluru does not offer any visa/consular services. We therefore ask all our Indian guests and travelers wishing to visit the popular tourist destinations in Switzerland, to contact the Embassy of Switzerland in New Delhi for visa support. For all consular affairs for persons resident in: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu as well as Puducherry and Andaman & Nicobar, please contact the Consulate General in Mumbai.
Provides consular services for people resident in: Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra ainsi que Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli
support Swiss representations in safeguarding Switzerland’s interests and in emergencies involving Swiss citizens abroad. In an emergency the representation responsible (embassy or consulate-general) must be contacted immediately.
The current security situation in the country
An overview of the content, and how it is kept up to date
Information for preparing your trip
Visa application procedure and applicable regulations in Switzerland
Basic rules for your stay abroad
Advice and information for travellers
How to minimise the risks
Protective measures in the event of incidents involving increased levels of radioactivity
Consular protection from the local Swiss representation
Further information on foreign travel
Risk of abduction in the Sahara and neighbouring regions
Swissemigration provides you with documentation and general advisory services on individual countries and specific topics
What aspects require special attention when travelling abroad or going to another country to study a language, study at an educational institution, or work as an au pair?
Step by step preparation to emigrate
Useful information for returning Swiss nationals
Have a look at our publications and statistics on the topic of living abroad
How many Swiss nationals live in the country and what they do
Swiss nationals who live and travel abroad are subject to which national laws and obligations?
A selection of websites explaining how Switzerland is structured and how it functions, providing you with the information you will need to form an opinion and exercise your political rights from overseas
Consulates, embassies and contacts in Switzerland
The dossier is intended for people who leave Switzerland to take up permanent residence in another country and work abroad.
Dossier: Living and working in India (PDF, Number of pages 28, 726.9 kB, French)
Contact the responsible Swiss representation or consulate when you want to register or unregister as a resident, when you need a new passport, have moved or wish to apply for citizenship. The entire selection of services offered can be found in the dropdown menu to the right. The contact details of the responsible Swiss representation are shown on the corresponding page.
Swiss citizens who get into difficulties abroad, also can ask for advice and help from the Swiss representative.
The magazine for the Swiss Abroad appears six times a year and provides information about what is happening at home and the activities of Swiss associations abroad. It also answers administrative questions.
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With the online desk you have the possibility to access consular services, such as registering in the Swiss Abroad Register, notifications of changes of civil status, changes of address.
Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees
List of information sources and contact points with regard to entering Switzerland and residency
What you need to know about working, studying and living in Switzerland as a foreigner
Summary of general information about Switzerland and links
Switzerland's strength as one of the most successful global business locations
An overview of Swiss diplomacy and involvement on the ground
A broad overview of Swiss services compiled by the FDFA, SECO and the Swiss representations abroad
At present two bilateral agreements between the Swiss and Indian governments formally regulate cooperation in Science and Technology (S&T).
Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Swiss-Indian Treaty of Friendship.
Switzerland's strategic priorities in the local context
Switzerland’s thematic priority in the field of international cooperation
Switzeland's projects searchable by date or theme
Local activities – picture galleries, publications or local newspaper articles illustrate Switzerland's activities
Switzerland’s activities carried out via the SDC and SECO – Development cooperation, humanitarian aid and cooperation with Eastern Europe
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Last update 17.04.2015