Online application and Schengen visa requirements

For people travelling to Schengen with Switzerland as main destination, with the purpose of tourism, staying in a hotel or in a rented flat:
Requirements for a Schengen Tourist Visa (PDF, 2 Pages, 239.5 kB, English)

For people who wish to visit relatives or friends, staying in their homes:
Requirements for a Schengen Visitor Visa (PDF, 2 Pages, 244.9 kB, English)

For people invited for business reasons by a company based in Switzerland or participating in a conference in Switzerland:
Requirements for a Schengen Business Visa (PDF, 2 Pages, 241.6 kB, English)

The Embassy encourages online applications; please do not forget to print out your application at the end of the process, date and sign it before presenting together with all the documentation (see lists above).

Online version: Short term Schengen visa application form

Paper version: SEM – Visa Application Form

Please submit your application and all supporting documents by email in one PDF file for perusal and to arrange an appointment: wellington@eda.admin.ch

Applicants in Fiji

As per 01.03.2023 thanks to a new agreement between Switzerland and France, the Embassy of France in Singapore issues short stay visas on behalf of Switzerland.

Applicants can submit their visa application through the VFS Global in Suva. VFS Global is the exclusive service provider for the Government of France, authorized to provide administrative support services to visa applicants in Fiji.

More information about the visa application process for applicants in Fiji can be found on the official visa website of the Embassy of France: France-Visas.