Consulate General of Switzerland in Milano

From Monday 18 May, the offices of the Consulate General are again open to the public from Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 12:00 but only to a limited extent. Admission is allowed by appointment only, to be requested by phone at +39(0)2 77 79 161 or by email at

Information regarding VISA


Information for travellers to Switzerland 

From 15 June, border controls at all land and air borders between Switzerland and the other Schengen states will be lifted. From then, normal entry requirements will apply again:

  • to all citizens of a Schengen state
  • to persons with rights of free movement
  • to third-country nationals who do not require a visa who are already legally resident in the Schengen area
  • to third-country nationals who require a visa who are already legally resident in the Schengen area because they hold a Schengen residence document. 

Current situation in Switzerland 

Transit in Switzerland

Mandatory quarantine for persons arriving from Campania, Liguria, Sardinia and Veneto as of 12.10.2020

Mandatory quarantine: list of countries and areas

Entry to Switzerland - State Secretariat for Migration SEM

Information for travellers to Italy 

Travel advice for Italy by the FDFA (French) 

Re-open EU - Italy - information from the European Union about the re-opening of Europe

Phase 2: entry to Italy
As of July 9, all persons travelling to Italy from any foreign location are required to provide a self-declaration if they are stopped for checks. We recommend to check on the Region’s website for information about further local restrictions for persons coming from outside of Italy.

Phase 2: FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions published by the Italian Government  

Certificate of life OASI
Swiss citizens
: Due to the pandemic COVID-19, the Central Compensation Office (CCO) in Geneva will exceptionally accept the certificate of life to be filled out and signed by the social security holder himself/herself until 31.12.2020. The certificate can then be sent with a scan of a valid identity card or passport directly to the CCO by e-mail at the following address:

Swiss Centre in Piazza Cavour
Swiss Consulate in Milan © FDFA

The Consulate General of Switzerland is located in the Swiss Center, overlooking Piazza Cavour in the heart of Milan. The Center, designed by the Swiss architect Armin Meili, was inaugurated in 1952. The place of Milan, together with that of Paris, is the oldest permanent site in Switzerland, opened after the creation of the Helvetic Republic in 1798.

Detailed information can be found on the Italian page.


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

Swiss Business Hub Italy

The Swiss Business Hub supports small and medium-sized enterprises from Switzerland and Liechtenstein in Italy and is the key contact point for internationalization.

Passport and identity card

Information on issuing a passport, an identity card or a provisional passport, and on the management of loss or theft

Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees


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