The fees are set out in Article 46 and Annex 2 of the Ordinance on Identity Documents for Swiss Nationals (SR 143.116). These are payable in the currency determined by the Swiss representation.

Amounts in ETB
Type of document Validity Document fee in ETB Postage (Switzerland to Embassy Total amount
in ETB
Passport adult (Age 18 & older) 10 years 9'110.00 590.00* 9'700.00
Passport and ID card adult 10 years 9'630.00 1'180.00*  10'810.00
ID card adult 10 years 4'230.00 590.00*  4'820.00
Passport child (age under 18) 5 years 3'910.00 590.00*  4'500.00
Passport and ID card child 5 years 4'430.00 1'180.00*  5'610.00
ID card child 5 years 1'960.00 590.00*  2'550.00
Temporary passport adult & child max. 12 months 6'510.00   6'510.00
Ausweisschriften Preise in ETB

The passport and the ID card are posted separately (different places of production)

*These delivery fees are for forwarding from the place of production in Switzerland to the Swiss representation abroad or to the holder of the identity document abroad.

Fees and Validity

The fees are due in local currency (ETB) at the prevailing exchange rate and do not include postage fees (CHF 9.00 per document).