Embassy of Switzerland in New Zealand
As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic and financial affairs, legal arrangements, science, education and culture.
The Embassy in Wellington is also responsible for diplomatic and consular relations with the Republic of Fiji, the Cook Islands, Samoa, the Kingdom of Tonga and Tuvalu as well as for consular relations with Niue and American Samoa.
Information for Swiss citizens in New Zealand: Preparedness measures & what to do in a crisis
Local authorities bear the primary responsibility for the security of all residents, including the Swiss community abroad. In a crisis, local authorities have first-hand information about the ongoing situation. They may issue recommendations to protect residents and measures to deal with the crisis. In the event of a crisis, these instructions must be followed. Specific advice on preparedness and information about crises may be available on the following New Zealand authorities’ websites.
National Emergency Managment Agency
Please read also the Information for Swiss citizen in New Zealand: Preparedness measures and that to do in a crises. (PDF, 3 Pages, 387.4 kB, English)
FAQ – Visa
Please visit this page as the Embassy is not in a position to reply to e-mails or phone calls regarding visa matters.