Visa and civil status employee

The Government of Switzerland represented by the Embassy of Switzerland to Sri Lanka and the Maldives invites qualified and interested people to apply for the following position in the consular department:

Visa and civil status employee (65% to 100%)

Work location: Colombo

Start of employment: 01.09.2021 or after agreement


  • Commercial or business school degree or similar
  • Citizenship of a Schengen country (dual citizenship with Sri Lanka cannot be considered)
  • Minimum of two years of professional experience (in western countries, embassies or international organizations / companies)
  •  Fluent in English and in German or French

An independent, efficient and precise way of working is required. Additionally, the willingness and ability to acquire a large volume of basic knowledge in the domain of visa and civil status affairs in a short time is expected. Courteous and professional dealing with customers and teamwork are essential. Discretion and sense of responsibilities is a must. At the moment we seek a part time employment, but can be extended to full time during peak season (May to October).

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a CV, letter of motivation and references. This position carries an attractive compensation package. Only candidates who have been shortlisted will be contacted. The employment requires a positive security check by the Swiss government. Please send your application by email to by latest Sepember 1,2021.


Colombo, 24.06.2021