Applying for Visa in Mumbai

Important Notice

Compulsory Appointment for submission of visa applications at the Consulate General of Switzerland in Mumbai starting from 02.11.2015

In connection with the implementation of the collection of biometric data starting on 2nd November 2015, an appointment will be compulsory for applicants who intend to submit their visa application directly at the Consulate General of Switzerland in Mumbai. 

Due to limited resources at the visa section, the processing time can be considerably longer (at least 10 working days) than for applications submitted directly to VFS.

Without a prior appointment, the Consulate General of Switzerland will not accept any visa applications. 

Please take note that incomplete visa applications will not be accepted and a new appointment will have to be taken. Applicants who are not in time according to their booking will not be entertained and have as well to book a new appointment.

Appointments are conducted at the Consulate General of Switzerland from Monday to Friday (except scheduled public holidays) from 08:30 am to 11:30 am.

For scheduling an appointment with the Consulate General of Switzerland, please send an email to along with the following details:

  • Name of the Applicant
  • Passport Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Visa Category
  • Contact Number
  • Email id
  • Preferred date and time for appointment:

Announcements / Important information

As per 07.04.2014 the address of the VFS application centre in Mumbai has changed.

New address:
VFS Switzerland Visa Application Centre
Trade Centre, Third Floor,
G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex,
Bandra (East), Mumbai – 400 051

Indian Residents from Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry (UT), Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands should submit their application to the Switzerland Visa Application Centre or to the Swiss Consulate in Mumbai.

Applying for a Visa at the Switzerland Visa Application Centres

The Consulate recommends for your convenience to submit your application to the Switzerland Visa Application Centre mentioned below:

VFS Switzerland Visa Application Centre
Trade Centre, Third Floor,
G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex,
Bandra (East), Mumbai – 400 051

For any questions regarding the VFS Visa application center please contact:

Call Center Number T: +91 22 6176 6900

Switzerland Visa Application Centres are now open in Cochin, Chennai, Pondicherry and Bangalore where applications can also be submitted.
Please refer to the addresses below:

VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd.
Gr. Floor, Gujarat Chamber of Commerce
Opp. Vallabh Sadan Temple, Ashram Road,
Ahmedabad - 380 009

VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd
Unit 201, 2nd Floor,
Prestige Atrium, No 1 Central Street,
Bangalore - 560001

VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd
Fagun Towers, Third Floor, No 74
Ethiraj Salai
(Also known as Commander-in-Chief Road)
Chennai - 600008

S & T Arcade 2 nd Floor, Kurisupally Road,
Opposite Cochin Shipyard,
Near ICICI Bank-Ravipuram Branch
Cochin - 682015

VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd.
8-2-700, 3rd Floor, Opp. Ratdadeep Supermarket
Srida Anushka Pride, Road No. 12
Banjara Hills
Hyderabad - 500 034

VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd
No: 32, Eswaran Kovil Street
Puducherry - 605001

VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd.
5th Floor, Office no.501
Sohrab Hall, Tadiwala Road
Behind Pune Railway Station,
Pune - 411001.

Kindly note the following requirements:

  • Opening time: 08:00-12:00 and 13:00-16:00, Monday to Friday;
  • For detailed information with regard to the Visa application process, documentation, requirement sheets, visa fee, etc., kindly contact the Switzerland Visa Application Centre (see also box on the right side of this page);
  • This Consulate General will process your visa application requiring a minimum of five working days.
  • With effect from Monday, 28th November 2011, all agents / individuals / representatives who submit their applications at the VFS should make the payment either by cash or Demand Draft in favour of 'VFS GLOBAL SERVICES PVT. LTD'.

Applying for Visa at the Consulate of Switzerland

Please note that entry to the visa section of the Consulate is free and you are welcome to submit your visa application directly at the Consulate. In case you wish to do so, kindly note the following requirements:

  • Opening time: Monday to Friday; 08:30 - 11:30 am
  • You have to come personally to submit your visa application;
  • Passports submitted to the Consulate can be collected only after ten working days between 01:00 and 02:00 pm;
  • The Passport must contain at least two (2) blank pages and must have been issued within the previous ten (10) years. The passport has to be valid at least for three months beyond the date of return from the Schengen-area.
  • It is not possible to get the visa on the same day;
  • Children under the age of 18 travelling without their parents/guardians, should carry an authorisation letter signed by both parents/guardians allowing them to travel;
  • A travel/ medical insurance up to Euro 30’000.- is compulsory;
  • The visa application form is free - you can download it from this page or collect it from the Consulate.
  • Solvency proof: Family members of EU/EFTA States citizens (spouse, children (until 21 y.o.) and ascendants) are exempted from proving solvency.
  • As of July 15th, 2010, Indian nationals do not need an ''Airport Transit Visa'' (category A) for Switzerland. For all other nationals please contact this Consulate.

Visa fees

The visa fees have to be paid by Pay Order / DD in favour of ‘’Consulate General of Switzerland, Mumbai’’. Visa fees for all categories of visas, i.e. single, double, multiple entries or transit visa are: 

Category Fees Equivalent in INR
Adults 4400.--
Childfren between 6 to 12 years 2600.--
Children below 6 years No visa fee
Postal fee for 3 Forms 400.--
Written Objection 14000.-- (+ 400.-- postage)


  • Visas for family members of EU-, EFTA- or Swiss citizens are free of charge. Please provide a proof of relationship. Following persons are considered as family members: Spouse, registred partners, relatives in descending line of the EU- or Swiss citizen or his/her spouse who have not completed 21 years of age or are financially dependent of the Swiss/EU/EFTA family member, relatives in ascending line of the EU- or Swiss citizen or his/her spouse who are financially dependent of the Swiss/EU/EFTA family member. Financially dependent means: a regular and substantial financial support is given for daily living costs. Financial support on the occasion of a trip to Switzerland (board and lodging) alone is not sufficient. This financial dependency should be proven through bank transfers / transactions or money transfers, etc.