Embassy of Switzerland in Thailand

The embassy premises in Bangkok
The embassy premises in Bangkok © FDFA

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.

About us

Mission August 1st

2020 is a special year and in many places we will not have the opportunity to gather as usual for the Swiss National Day. But this is not going to stop us from celebrating 1st of August together – wherever you are in the world! Join us and take part in this Mission August 1st.

This year, Swiss clubs will organize the following 1st
of August celebrations in Thailand:

- Chiang Mai
- Hua Hin
- Samui

For reservations, please contact the respective Swiss club directly. Representatives of the Swiss Embassy will be present at these events and look forward to celebrate the national day with you!

President of the Swiss Confederation Simonetta Sommaruga: National Day 2020 greetings for the Swiss abroad

© UVEK / swissinfo.ch

Facebook Live #AskTheEmbassy

1st Virtual Town Hall meeting #AskTheEmbassy with the Swiss Community, 22.06.2020 Facebook

2nd Virtual Town Hall meeting #AskTheEmbassy with the Swiss Community 20.07.2020 Facebook

The next virtual Town Hall meeting will take place on 24.08.2020

Useful links mentioned during the Virtual Town Hall meeting 

List of Alternative State Quarantine in
Thailand (ASQ)

- List of 11 groups of foreign nationals allowed to enter Thailand

- Process to apply for entry into Thailand

- Royal Thai Embassy in Bern

- Federal Customs Administration

- Bank Services for Swiss living abroad (ASO)

Q&A Regional Consular Center, Myanmar & Malaysia

Virtual Q&A on 14.07.2020: The Regional Consular Center in Bangkok
e-meets the Swiss community in Myanmar and Malaysia, available on
Facebook here.

Consular services in Bangkok

All consular services are available. However, if you have to come to the Swiss Embassy in Bangkok, please make an appointment in advance.

Indeed, due to the situation caused by COVID-19, we serve clients at the counter only on appointment and with respect of the precautionary rules (social distancing, etc.) in order to protect everyone as much as possible. Many services can be done by mail and do not require a trip to the Embassy.

New Online Consular Services

The Embassy of Switzerland in Bangkok and its Regional Consular Center is pleased to inform the registered Swiss nationals about the expansion of our online services. The following consular services can now also be ordered and paid for by credit card at the FDFA online counter:

  • Certificate of nationality and registration
  • Confirmation of pension
  • Confirmation of driver’s license
  • Confirmation of Swiss passport

For confirmation of driver’s licenses and passports, the respective original documents must be sent to the Regional Consular Center in Bangkok. 

These new online services are available to Swiss nationals who are registered at the Regional Consular Center in Bangkok and have their official residence in one of the following countries: Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, or Thailand

If you have any questions regarding our online services or if you want to make an appointment, please contact us at bangkok.cc@eda.admin.ch or call us at +66 2 674 6900.

Services and visa

All consular services and visa support for people resident in the countries listed below are provided by the Regional consular center Bangkok. Information can be found on the websites concerned:



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