The following visa categories have to book an appointment through TLScontact (Helpline 020 7605 6745) in order to submit the visa application in person at the Regional Consular Centre London, (Monday to Friday 09.00am to 11.30am, except on British and Swiss public holidays):
National visa for a stay of more than 90 days
- Spouse permit
- Student permit
Limited appointments available at the Regional Consular Centre for
- EU Spouse visa
- Tourist, Business and Visit visa
For requirements visit TLScontact, or call the TLScontact Helpline 020 7605 6745.
Walk-in visa categories
Applications for the following permits and visas can be submitted in person at the Regional Consular Centre London (Monday to Friday 10.30am to 11.30am, except on British and Swiss public holidays):
- Authorised work and entry permit
- Diplomatic permit and visa
- Visa for employment and internship in an international organisation (e.g. United Nations)
- Visa for official invitations through international organisations (e.g. United Nations)
Please be aware that if you are going to Switzerland for an internship in an International Organization, you must contact the Embassy directly via email on email@example.com to find out about the requirements regarding documentation you need to submit with your application.
With the introduction of biometric visas all visa applications must be submitted in person as fingerprints have to be taken.