Regional Consular Centre South-East Europe

Services and visa

All consular services and visa support for people resident in Romania, Bulgaria and Moldova are provided by the Regional Consular Centre South-eastern Europe Bucharest. Information can be found on the websites concerned:

Romania – Services
Romania – Visa



Information regarding entering into Switzerland


Due to the war in Ukraine, the Embassy premises in Kyiv are temporarily closed. Visa applications shall be submitted to the Embassy of Switzerland in Bucharest who is currently competent for issuing visas.

Please contact the Regional Consular Centre South East Europe in Bucharest.

Protection status S for refugees from war

Switzerland helps persons in need of protection who have fled Ukraine - with protection status S (no quota).

All questions regarding protection status S can be found on the website of the SEM Swiss Migration Secretariat (also in Ukrainian).

We would like to point out that the information that refugees with protection status S receive a monthly payment of CHF 1,600 in Switzerland is a false report. Switzerland treats persons in need of protection similarly to other Schengen countries.

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


Local and international news


The Swiss embassy and the Swiss Contribution Office for Romania publish a newsletter containing information on culture, science and politics


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


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